In the mobile application Panoul de Bord, developed within the project “Advocacy for community access to wheelchair users”, a new subcategory was developed dedicated to issues related to Inclusive Education.
This can be found in the Disability and Inclusion section and offers the possibility to submit complaints related to the lack of accessibility in school or high school for students with reduced mobility, refusal to enroll in an age-appropriate form of education, discriminatory attitudes, problems of maladaptation, ways of teaching and assessment in accordance with the abilities of students, as well as situations regarding non-compliance with the right to a support teacher or insufficient number of hours allocated for students with disabilities.
The notifications and petitions made through Panoul de Bord application are directed to the County School Inspectorates, and they are empowered to take measures in order to remedy them.
The project “Advocacy for community access to wheelchair users”, implemented by the Motivation Romania Foundation in partnership with the Segoia Association, with financial support from the Active Citizens Fund Romania, financed by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through SEE Grants 2014-2021. More information about the project can be found by accessing the link https://motivation.ro/abilitatile-si-drepturile-conteaza/.
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About Active Citizens Fund Romania
The Active Citizens Fund Romania programme is funded through the EEA Grants 2014-2021. The overall objective of the Grants is to reduce economic and social disparities, and to strengthen bilateral relations between 15 beneficiary countries and the Donor States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). The programme is administered by a consortium composed of Civil Society Development Foundation, Romanian Environmental Partnership Foundation, Resource Center for Roma Communities, PACT Foundation and Frivillighet Norge, acting as Fund Operator designated by FMO – Financial Mechanism Office of the EEA and Norway Grants. The objectives of the Active Citizens Fund Romania are to strengthen civil society and active citizenship and to empower vulnerable groups. With a total allocation of 46,000,000 euro, the programme pursues a long-term development of the civil society sector sustainability and capacity, stepping up its role in promoting democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights, while strengthening bilateral relations with organizations from the Donor States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. For more information about the Active Citizens Fund in Romania, please go to www.activecitizensfund.ro. For more information about the EEA and Norway Grants, go to www.eeagrants.org.
About Motivation Romania Foundation
Motivation Romania Foundation is a non-profit organization, created in 1995 to support children and adults with disabilities. The services offered cover a wide range of needs, from assessment and adapted equipment for different types of mobility disabilities, to active recovery and training for independent living with a wheelchair instructor, advice for spaces accessibility and adapted sports. So far, Motivation has restored freedom of movement and hope in a fulfilled life for more than 25,800 people with disabilities in Romania. More information on www.motivation.ro.
About Segoia Association
Segoia Association is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, created in 2017, concerned with the development of civil society, promotion of democratic values, open government and citizen involvement through technology. More information on: https://segoia.ro.