‘Everybody should learn how to programme because it teaches you how to think’. Steve Jobs
digital access is a right and not a privilege, and as such participation in coding and robotics opportunities for children and young people with a hearing loss or impairment is an important step towards ensuring social and digital inclusion.
Emphasys Centre is proud to participate in the ROBOTICS4DEAF Erasmus+ KA2 School project which aims to design, develop and evaluate an inclusive Tool Kit and a dual Educational Pack that will support teachers to introduce coding and robotics to the deaf community of students, through formal and non-formal learning opportunities. In doing so, the consortium promotes the European Pillar of Social Rights and the European Disability Strategy for ensuring access, participation and employability prospects for deaf youth in the digitalised labour market.
The powerful team of organizations and professionals met on the 19th and 20th of December at the Spoleczna Akademia Nauk University in Lodz eager to kick-off the work of the ROBOTICS4DEAF project.
Emphasys is pleased to be working with the Istituto Dei Sordi Di Torino in Italy, DEMOKRITOS National centre for scientific research in Greece, Rezeknes Tehnologiju Akademija in Latvia, DeafStudio and Polski Zwiazek Gluchych Oddzial Lodzki in Poland.