ENTELIS Manifesto "Towards full digital inclusion": read and endorse

The enclosed document "Towards full digital inclusion: the ENTELIS manifesto against the digital divide" (in brief "Entelis Manifesto") is intended to raise awareness among stakeholders. There are more stakeholders than you might think! We hope that this document will lead to discussions and actions at all levels. 

Welcome to the ENTELIS project

The European Network for Technology Enhanced Learning in an Inclusive Society 

Download the ENTELIS leaflet (2,69 Mb) in your preferred language: ENDEGRFIITMK 
Download the ENTELIS INTERIM REPORT (Public Part, 189 Kb): EN 

 

Rapid advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) are changing lifestyles across the globe, also creating new unprecedented opportunities. However, many people with disabilities and elderly people experience difficulties in engaging with ICT and therefore may be prevented from fully enjoying its benefits. This works against the establishment of the inclusive society demanded by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Better lives through technology: our task as service providers

Technology plays an important role in our everyday lives, and has become central to coping with almost any domain of life, shaping the way we live, work and communicate. A study showed that Austrians would rather abstain for a week from sex than from using mobile phones and internet. Technology’s potential to enhance quality of life is even bigger for persons with disability as it can overcome barriers, increase autonomy and self-determination.

Third ENTELIS Seminar: Bruxelles, Belgium, October 19th, 2016

The Entelis consortium kindly invites you to its third annual seminar ‘Technology for unlocking human potential: roadmaps for closing the digital divide for people with disabilities’ which will be held in Brussels on the 19th of October 2016 in the Thon Hotel EU.

Registration is open, please register now!

ENTELIS State of the Art Report (public version)

This deliverable is produced within Work Package 3 of the ENTELIS project (WP3 - State of Art Analysis on innovation in ICT and ICT-AT education and learning). It contains a State of the Art study regarding ICT and ICT-AT learning and education, in its broadest sense, for persons with disabilities of all ages. Data of different nature were collected from different sources and using different methodologies, including a literature review of scientific articles and conference papers, interviews with persons with disabilities and other stakeholders, the collection of innovative experiences.

The ICCHP 2016 Conference will be held in Linz, Austria

While the AAATE Conference takes place every odd year, the other major European conference on Assistive Technology - the ICCHP (International Conference on Computer Helping Persons with special needs) - takes place every even year. Thus the next ICCHP is scheduled on July 13-15, 2016 in Linz, Austria, and will also include a number of pre-conference events on July 11-12.

How to join the ENTELIS Network as Associate Partner

Any Organisation sharing the ENTELIS mission and vision - and willing to engage in the commitments  involved - can apply to become Associate Partners of the ENTELIS network. The admission procedure is very simple:

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