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SIHO webinar: Towards Genuinely Inclusive Universities

Event Details
Online Webinar
10 December 2020

The Support Centre Inclusive Higher Education (SIHO) will host a webinar series entitled ‘Towards Genuinely Inclusive Universities: an international perspective on best practices in the implementation of universal design’. The series is composed of eight webinars and will run from December 2020 until July 2021. This webinar series will shed light on several topics closely related to current European, national and institutional policies and practices in higher education around the topics of inclusion and universal design. Each webinar will focus on case studies about implementation.

This webinar series will be led by Valérie Van Hees, Coordinator Support Centre Inclusive Higher Education (SIHO, Belgium) and Frederic Fovet, Associate Professor, School of Education and Technology at Royal Roads University (Canada). Within each webinar, one or two additional speakers will join the facilitators to discuss the topic through a panel approach. Each webinar will last one and a half hours and will include an opportunity for Q&A.

The webinar series will be of interest to institutional leaders, service providers, academic staff, researchers, scholars, and students interested in the implementation of universal design for learning (UDL). The objectives of the series is to offer participants the opportunity to deepen their reflection around UDL implementation and to encourage them to develop sustainable institutional policies and practices in this area. Each webinar includes its own specific participant outcomes.

Webinar 1 – State of play on implementing inclusion and universal design strategies in higher education across Europe and beyond
Thursday, 10 December 2020 – 15.30 – 17.00 CET

All webinars are free of charge and registration will be open up to the start of each webinar. All webinars will be recorded and published on the website and video channels of SIHO.

For more information on dates for this webinar series and how to register, visit the website.

Posted 27 November 2020