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Enhancing student experience: innovative support tools for students with disabilities.- Brussels, Belgium
12/09/2019 @ 9 h 00 min - 17 h 00 min€50
At this year’s conference, together with international organisations, SIHO will be showcasing innovative tools that assist students with disabilities to feel connected, resourceful and competent to participate in higher education and international mobility programmes.
Students with disabilities have different needs, requiring a tailor-made and flexible approach. SIHO, the Support Centre for Inclusive Higher Education, responds to student needs by developing support tools that enhance student experience in an accessible way.
9:00 Registration and coffee
9:30 Welcome and introduction
Valérie Van Hees | Coordinator | SIHO
9:40 Qualitative support for students with autism spectrum disorder
Prof. dr. Herbert Roeyers | Ghent University – Academic Collaborative Centre for Autism
10:10 Roadmap: a support tool for students with autism spectrum disorder
Lisa Herman – Valérie Van Hees | SIHO in cooperation with Student Counselling Office Ghent University -Academic Collaborative Centre for Autism
11:10 Coffee Break
11:30 Book-a-Book: facilitating access to learning materials for students with disabilities
Roel Vuegen – Bart Peeters | SIHO – KU Leuven Bibliotheekdiensten – LIBIS
12:10 Lunch – networking
13:10 Inclusive Mobility: enhancing qualitative international mobility experiences for students with disabilities
Dominique Montagnese | SIHO – Confia International
Erasmus Student Network | ESN International
14:00 Strategies towards equity, diversity and inclusion at higher education institutions in Europe: INVITED project survey outcomes
Anna-Lena Claeys-Kulik | European University Association
14:30 Coffee Break
14:50 Panel qualitative support for students with disabilities in the various countries: on the way to inclusive education
A panel of international experts will inspire participants with strategies, policies and case studies that improve inclusion and the student experience of students with disabilities in higher education and international mobility programmes.
- Dr. Marijke De Pauw | Interfederal Centre for Equal Opportunities Unia
- Erasmus Student Network | ESN International
- Anna-Lena Claeys-Kulik | European University Association
- Anke Schoonhoven | SIHO
Moderator Dominique Montagnese | SIHO – Confia International
16:10 Closing speeches
Represent Cabinet Flemish Minister of Education
Dr. Imran Uddin | president SIHO
This conference will bring together policy advisers, coordinators, disability practitioners, international officers, teaching staff, student services staff, students, national agencies, politicians, board members and all others interested in supporting students with disabilities in a qualitative manner.
Information support tools
Learn more about Roadmap, Book-a-Book and Inclusivemobility.eu