01/15/2020 to 01/14/2023

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

The overall objective of the ACCESS project is to improve accessibility, ensure learning conditions and foster policy change towards inclusion for students with disabilities within the context of Higher Education in Costa Rica, Cuba and Dominican Republic via modern inclusion practices, training and networking.

The specific objectives are:

? To create a modern inclusive framework through the creation of Support Centres for students with disabilities, long-term strategies for the access and retention of these students in HE system and equip them with assistive technologies in order to enhances services provision for the consortium institutions.
? To establish a National Network in each partner country and an overarching Regional Network to consolidate political interest for inclusion policies at HE level. By doing that, ACCESS will increase inter-institutional relations, sharing of best practices, awareness raising and policy coordination at national and regional level, while responding to society’s demand for inclusion and equity.

Topics:
Access to Higher Education
Coordinator:
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE
Partners:
  1. Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica
  2. UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE
  3. Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo
  4. Universidad APEC
  5. Universidad Agraria de la Habana
  6. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo
  7. Ministerio de Educación Superior de Cuba
  8. University of Macedonia
  9. Universidad Cenfotec
  10. Ministerio de Educación Pública
  11. Universidad de Matanzas "Camilo Cienfuegos"
  12. UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS TUNAS
  13. Universidad de Ciego de Avila Máximo Gómez Baéz
  14. Instituto Superior de Formación Docente Salomé Ureña
  15. Universidad Central del Este
Geographical Area:
Latinamerica
Programme:
ERASMUS+