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ACCESSIBLE UNIVERSITY & INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
GLOBAL CONGRESS PROGRAM

May 13, 2018
Mersin - TURKEY

DETAILS

ABOUT CONGRESS

SUBJECT

Education for ALL.

PURPOSE

Our goal is to share the results of Accessible University & Inclusive Education Global Congress with the whole world and inspire and encourage all the educational institutions through good practice examples to increase the participation ofthe people with disabilities in education by means of inclusive education.

AIM

To present examples, leading implementations, programs, information and documents on accessible universities andinclusive education from the universities in Turkey and throughout the whole world with the aim of encouraging and inspiring and spreading similar practices, and to announce a declaration on inclusive education consensus.

PLACE AND DATE

Mersin / TURKEY / May 13, 2018

REASON

There is a population of over one billion people with disabilities. Participation in anticipated education and schooling rates of the people with disabilities are 3% for developed countries and lower than 3% for both developing and underdeveloped countries.

LEGAL BASIS

  • Turkish Republic Constitution Article 42
  • U.N. Convention Article 24
  • Turkish Constitution Law 5378 for People with Disabilities.

The rights of the people with disabilities are recognized and defined by the governments.

REFERENCES

In 2013, in coordination with the World Disability Union (WDU), which advocates the rights of people with disabilities and develops solutions for rights-based implementations, workshops on the Integrated Mass Education Model were carried out together with the related institutions and universities, and the issue was moved to the agenda at the United Nations with side events.
(University of Carleton, University of Calgary, Yeditepe University, Uskudar University, Istanbul Culture University, UNDESA, the Ministery of National Education General Directorate of Special Education and Guidance.)

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

  • Universities
  • Ministries
  • Educational Institutions
  • Special Education Institutions
  • Expert
  • Qualified NGO’s

ACCESSIBLE UNIVERSITY & INCLUSIONARY EDUCATION THEMATICAL HEADLINES

1st Theme: Accessibility of Universities

  1. Physical Accessibility
  2. Digital Accessibility
  3. Accessibility to Services

2nd Theme: Inclusive Education

  1. Planning, Designing, Implementation and Assessment of Inclusive Education Programs (Examples for Physically, Visually, Hearing, Speech impaired people)
  2. Examples of Educational Tools forPhysically, Visually, Hearing, Speech impaired people
  3. Pre-service Training
  4. Family Training
  5. Teachers’ Training
  6. Expected outcomes/consequences of Good Education Examples in Inclusive Education

3rd Theme: Special Education

  1. Examples of Special Education Programs, Planning, Patterning, Implementation and Assessment Programs for Autism, Down Syndrome and mental and other groups.
  2. Examples of Educational Tools for Autism, Down Syndrome and mental and other groups.
  3. Training for Special Education Instructors
  4. Expectations / Results of Good Practice Examples in Special Education
Parallax

Contact Us

Haseki Sultan Mah. Turgut Özal Millet Caddesi,
Cumhuriyet Apt. No:41, Kat:6 Daire:12
Fındıkzade, İstanbul, TÜRKİYE

wdu@worlddisabilityunion.org

+90 (212) 255 70 00

Çankaya Mahallesi,
Atatürk Caddesi No:19 MERSİN

info@mersin.bel.tr

0324 533 3001 - 3002