Contact information

Sergio Sanchez Fuentes

PhD. Educational Science
09001 Burgos Burgos
Spain

Contact information

Postal Address

C/ Villadiego s/n
09001 Burgos Burgos
Spain

E-Mail Address

ssfuentes@ubu.es

Biography

Sergio Sanchez is a Associate Professor at the University of Burgos. He is also a member of Institute of Comunitty Integration. He has colaborated with Center for Applied Special technology (CAST, EEUU). He has a several paper about the situation of people with disability at the university

Presentation of competencies

 
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.

Attitude towards accessibility laws and regulations

The expert understands accessibility legislation and guidelines and is able to advise an organisation to fulfil their responsibilities.

Building partnerships

The expert is familiar with and able to share information of local and national organisations promoting rights of learners with disabilities.
 
Providing an accessible environment for learning

Accessibility review

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.

Professional Assistance

The expert is able to support organisations in developing internal resources and competencies on accessibility and locating other experts.

Managing physical access

The expert is familiar with European and national standards, as well as good practice in making environments accessible and is able to advise and train organisations.

Accessibility budget

The expert is aware of the costs of creating an accessible environment and is able to give advice on possibilities of financing.
 
Providing an accessible digital learning environment for learning

ICT Policy

The expert is able to train organisations on strategies for accessible information and communication technology (ICT).

Digital and technical literacy

The expert is able to train organisational staff on accessibility technologies.

Enabling and assistive technologies

The expert can advise on how to use assistive technologies and knows how to implement them in organisations.

Technical support

The expert may advise on the legislation and recommentdations in ensuring equipment is safe to use and advise on accessing traing in the use of specific equipment.

Assistive technology

The expert is experienced in assistive technologies and can advise organisations on choosing the appropriate technical equipment and software.
 
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.

Managing personal data

The expert provides information on organizations provisions relating to the protection of personal data.

Adaptative learning provision

The expert is experienced in alternative learning methods and technologies to support the individual needs and interests of learners with and without disabilities.

Health and safety

The expert can advise about health and safety measures for learners with disabilities.
 
Supporting accessible learning

Self-directed learning

The expert can assist organizations in promoting and independently in their training offers and training.

Peer support (learners)

The expert can train the organisation on the concept of peer support and motivate the organisation to enable peer support among the learners.

Personal assistance

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.

Staff Induction

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.

Informing on the learning provision

The expert is able to support the organisation in the provision of accessible information and offer training.

Informing on the accessibility of the learning provision

The expert is able to support the organisation in providing information on the accessibility of their course offerings in their public relation material.

Promoting the learning provision

The expert knows strategies und methods to promote inclusive courses and trainings by addressing learners with and without disabilities.

Reference Projects

Sorry, there are no references for this user yet!