Barrier-free educational environment for teaching people with disabilities

Details of the organization
Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications
Kyrgyzstan
Others

Information about the project
Barrier-free educational environment for teaching people with disabilities
The motivation of persons with disabilities to enter the university is reduced due to the fear of unadapted environment, the lack of special tools and equipment, special software and available teaching materials for educational institutions. To solve this problem, in Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications was created the Information and Training Center for persons with disabilities, and works since 22 October 2015. The center has a multimedia tools, office equipment, interactive whiteboard, there are workplaces equipped with special tools for the visually impaired (3workplaces), blind persons (3 workplaces), and for people with mobility impairments (6 workplaces) and hearing impaired. This center will allow people with disabilities not only to continue school education, but also to master a variety of professions.
National implementation: Kyrgyzstan
Completed from 04/10/2015 to 30/12/2016

WSIS information
* Information and communication infrastructure
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Project
  • Training initiative