A group of researchers from the University of Latvia together with partners in Bulgaria, Cyprus and Belgium in the project “My Hub online repository of good practices, resources, resources, methodologies for use in formal and non-formal education” (604454-EPP-1-2018-1-LV EPPKA3-IPI -SOC-IN) continues to work on the development of a digital website that collects and systematises materials and examples of good practice on inclusive education issues.
At the end of 2020, the collection and translation of materials and examples of good practice tested for international practice for the implementation of inclusive education at various levels of education were completed. You can get acquainted with the catalog of good practices on the project website www.inclusion-hub.eu.
Work on the development of a handbook has been completed, which describes the situation and challenges of inclusive education, analyzes the normative acts regulating inclusive education in the project member states, summarizes practical recommendations for developing innovative and inclusive teaching materials, samples of lesson plans, describes the possibilities of using digital technologies, a separate chapter is devoted to the current challenges of education in crisis conditions. The guide is available on the project website https://handbook.inclusion-hub.eu/handbook/
In October and November, three informative seminars were held in Riga, Tukums and Madona. The results of the project have been presented to pre-school, primary, basic and special education teachers, heads of institutions and methodologists.
On January 25, 2021, a meeting of the Advisory Council took place. The meeting analyzed the materials collected in the project for the promotion of inclusive education, discussed their use in teacher training and in-service training. Council members were introduced to the developed handbook and provided feedback on its content.
The project team at the University of Latvia is researchers of the Pedagogical Research Institute of the Faculty of Pedagogy, Psychology and Art: Dr. paed. Linda Daniela (project manager), Dr. paed. Zanda Rubene, Dr. paed. Dita Nīmante, Dr.paed. Gunta Siliņa-Jasjukeviča, Dr.paed. Svetlana Surikova, PhD student Mg. paed. Arta Rūdolfa, Mg.paed. Katrīna Elizabete Puriņa-Biezā.
The project will last 36 months and will end on January 30, 2022.
The project is funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus + K3 program.