“AWCAT – APPLICATIONS AND WEB CONTENT ACCESSIBILITY TRAINING” PROJECT
Cost of the project: 262059 Euro
Duration of the project: 29.12.2017r.– 28.12.2019r.
Vistula University participates as a partner in the „Applications and Web Content Accessibility Training – AWCAT“ №2017-1-PL01-KA203-038820 Project. Lead partner is Akademia Finansow I Biznesu Vistula uczelnia Niepanstwowa, Poland. The other project partners are: Fundacja Instytut Rozwoju Regionalnego, Poland and Johannes Kepler University from Linz, Austria and Varna Free University, Bulgaria. Project duration is 24 months.
The project will contribute to the modernization of the higher education system in Europe and will work towards enhancing the quality of higher education by completing the existing gap in university courses for computer science students.
Within the project a course for people with disabilities and other special needs, updated and adapted to national systems will be developed and will be tested at the universities in Poland and Bulgaria. This course will support the professional qualification of students studying computer science in Poland, Bulgaria and other countries. Course graduates will acquire skills in the range of accessible web content and interface they will use in their future professional career (eg web developers). In their future professional life they will be able to provide accessible products (ie websites, mobile apps, etc.).
On 5 and 6 February 2018 in Warsaw, Poland it was held the First Partner Meeting under the EU funded Project “AWCAT – Applications and Web Content Accessibility Training”, No 2017-1-PL01-KA203-038820 under the Erasmus + Program, KA2 “Strategic Partnerships”. Host organisation was Vistula University, Poland, which is the Leading organization of the project.
The meeting was attended by representatives of all partner organizations from Poland, Austria and Bulgaria. Each one partner presented its organization, set out its expectations of the project implementation and discussed the activities envisaged for implementation. The commitments of each partner and the deadlines for implementing the activities were specified.
The participating European organizations got acquainted with the main ideas laid out in the project as well as with their responsibilities. The main activities, the expected results and the strategies for their achievement were presented. Several ideas were also discussed during the discussion panels which can contribute to a more complete realization of the project.
On 9 and 10 July 2018 in Linz, Austria was held a second partner meeting under the „Applications and Web Content Accessibility Training – AWCAT“ №2017-1-PL01- KA203-038820 Project, “Strategic Partnerships”. The meeting was hosted by the project partner Integrated Learning Institute of Johannes Kepler University, Ling, Austria.
The meeting was attended by representatives of all partner organizations from Poland, Austria and Bulgaria. The final version and content of the partnership agreement which have to be signed by all partner organizations as well as forthcoming payments from the lead organization to the partners for the project activities were discussed. The preparation and content of the curriculum which have to be drafted was also discussed. Discussions have also been held on a training manual that will be prepared under the project activities. It were discussed the implementation of the project so far and future activities.
You can find the course on the Platon platform: https://platon.vistula.edu.pl/TablicaSzkoleniowa
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