Developing positive attitudes and values towards adult learners with disabilities
Attitude towards adult learners with disabilities
The expert understands the importance of inclusion and participation of people with disabilities and demonstrates positive values and attitudes.
Expectations from adult learners with disabilities
The expert has a positive attitude towards the abilities of people and is experienced in strategies which support people to reach their potential.
Attitude of other learners
The expert is skilled in methods which promote positive attitude and values among the learners.
Adult learners with disabilities advocacy
The expert is able to support organisations in developing an inclusive model of education.
Providing an accessible environment for learning
The expert is able to test the physical environment on its accessibility and work with an organisation to develop strategies to improve and evaluate it.
The expert is able to support organisations in developing internal resources and competencies on accessibility and locating other experts.
Planning accessible learning
Planning learning and assessment
The expert is experienced in person-centred support planning and able to train teaching staff to ensure flexible learning.
Recognising prior learning and experience
The expert can train staff on how to recognise prior learning and experiences of learners with disabilities and how to include them in future learning goals.
Health and safety
The expert can advise about health and safety measures for learners with disabilities.
Supporting accessible learning
The expert can advise the organisation about the possibilities of internal/external personal assistance. They may signpost to qualified and experienced personal assistants.
Recording and reviewing progress and achievements
The expert is able to conduct methods to find reasons for minor achievements and minor progress of learners with disabilities and to find potentials for improvement. She or he can also train the organisation on these methods.
Staff expertise on adult learners with disabilities
The expert is able to advise staff on needs of learners with different disabilities and offer training in meeting their needs.
Continuing Professional Development
The expert can train or knows further education for staff regarding accessible education of learners with disabilities.
The expert is able to advise organisations on developing plans to induct its staff on accessibility.
Communicating and public relations
Communication with adult learners with disabilities
The expert is able to train staff on methods and tools for an appropriate and positive communication with learners with disabilities.
Promoting the learning provision
The expert knows strategies und methods to promote inclusive courses and trainings by addressing learners with and without disabilities.