Information and Communication Technologies in Special Education. Final Report of the international expert meeting held in Moscow by IITE on12-13 April 2002.


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To provide for a development of specialized training course for different categories of educators within the framework of the IITE project Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Education for People with Special Needs, IITE held an international expert meeting Information and Communication Technologies in Special Education jointly with the Armenian National Commission for UNESCO, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, and Educational Complex “Informatics” – Armenian focal point for cooperation with IITE. Thirteen experts from eight countries (Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Cyprus, Denmark, Italy, Russian Federation, and United Kingdom) gathered in Moscow. The structure of the IITE specialized training course ICTs in Special Education was discussed on the first day of the meeting. The second day of the meeting was devoted to the presentation and discussion of the UNESCO IITE national pilot project for the Republic of Armenia on ICTs in education for people with disabilities. It is supposed that Armenia can be used for field-testing of the IITE specialized training course that the experts will develop. The final report is based on the materials of this meeting.

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