DigiPlace4all Belgium We are glad to announce the successful usage of the Digiplace4all portal by our user community. People with disabilities face significant barriers to access training in digital literacy which is essential for education and employment. Furthermore, the traditional model of delivering digital literacy skills to people with disabilities through the provision of centre-based training is becoming unsustainable, due to a massive increase in the demand for digital skills and rapid changes in online and mobile technologies. DigiPlace4all aims to help people with disabilities build digital literacy skills needed to transition from VET centre training to mainstream education and employment. The created online community is based on a peer support model, promoted and sustained by Digital Inclusion Champions. Start date: 01/10/2013 Duration: 24 months DigiPlace4All is an outcome of the DICE project website. It has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained [...]
M-CARE logo On 1 December 2015, the final M-CARE conference will be organised in Brussels, Belgium at VLEVA premises. The event “Caring for people with disabilities and older people: challenges, opportunities and (mobile/online) training solutions” will focus on the importance of good quality personal caregiving (PCG) for people with disabilities and older people. Focus will be on caring in a broader perspective, and how M-CARE’s (mobile/online) training solutions contribute to successful PCGs. Target groups: (Potential) personal assistants/personal caregivers Nurses Social workers People with disabilities Parents/friends/colleagues Representative organisations of people with disabilities Policy makers Where?: Vlaams-Europees verbindingsagentschap vzw (please download the itinerary) Kortenberglaan 71 1000 Brussels Belgium Practicalities: English is the used language. Premises are wheelchair accessible. Registration: Attendance is free but registration is obligatory, and is possible via the project website. Any other costs incurred in participating to this event (hotel, travel, subsistence, etc.) must be paid for by the [...]
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