June 24, 2015

Being an ordinary student in Norway

As the project is coming to its end of the second school year we`re about to reflect on our added knowledge, process and achievements.

Training contracts aiming at competence at a lower level is our main goal.  In order to succeed in reaching our goal, the labor marked must find the students qualified and attractive.  The skills that our students has accomplished while being in school must reflect the needs in our society. 

Training contracts within the public service

June 24, 2015

Ink-spot dissemination in Belgium

In the beginning of the project it was rather unclear to us what we were going to undertake. Gradually however it became clearer and clearer. Now we’re already quite pleased with the result for our pupils. The following narratives can illustrate that:

1 An example of the ink spot dissemination theory

A particular teacher was involved in the Investt-project last year. This year he does however not teach in any of the focus classes. As a result he is no longer in the focus group.

May 05, 2015

Invitation Together is better: building a school for all

On Wednesday 3 June 2015, you can discover the results of the Comenius project “Together is better: building a school for all” during a closing conference taking place at vleva, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Brussels from 9 am to 1 pm. 

December 09, 2014

The progress of INVESTT project at Gand vgs/Norway

Students and teachers are in the second year of the INVESTT program. So far, we have focused on learning strategies, learning goals and methods for including training.

December 04, 2014

Update from Scheppers - INVESTT partner school in Belgium

With the future implementation of the new “M-decree”, focusing on more inclusive education, our school is more and more convinced of the value of UDL and the learning opportunities in the project. The visit of a similar but segregated vocational school gave us a lot of inspiration and feasible ideas and made us even more motivated to invest in inclusive teaching.

December 04, 2014

As busy as a bee in Slovenia

At Celje School of Economics we have had plenty of activities within INVESTT going on since this summer. Just before the summer holidays, our INVESTT partners CUDV Draga provided an opportunity for one of our SEN students to gain some work experience at their Druga Violina Inn in the capital, Ljubljana.

December 04, 2014

Inclusive training on "social assistance"

As a partner of the transnational project INVESTT (Inclusive Vocational Education and Specialised Tailormade Training), the “Schule für Sozialbetreuungsberufe der Caritas der Erzdiözese Salzburg” started an Inclusive Training on "Social Assistance" as a second step in the project  for people with and without learning disabilities or other persons with disabilities on September, 18th 2014.

August 28, 2014

Child poverty and social exclusion in Europe

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children, working in around 120 countries. 

Today, we would like to share with you for your information Save the Children’s European report on “Child Poverty and Social Exclusion – A matter of children’s rights”

August 11, 2014

Special Needs Education Application

iLearnNEarn2 - School, Adult is an award-winning special education app that integrates 75 skills for preschoolers into a structured and curriculum-driven autism management program compatible with mobile devices. The app content is based upon Eden Autism Services’ Infant and Toddler Curriculum, which utilizes the ABA (applied behavior analysis) method of autism intervention to meet every student’s unique learning needs.

May 15, 2014

Research and Evaluation in the INVESTT project

The whole process of research and evaluation is described in our “Research paper”; this research paper contains five main chapters. It starts with a general introduction which is followed by a chapter about the project. In this part you find a description of the INVESTT project and INVESTT’S overall objectives as well as the project partners.

The third part is about research, design and methodology. In order to evaluate the projects approach, we develop, design and plan the research using a four phases approach:   

1) Research, design & planning phase,