|European Schoolnet (EUN)|
A consortium of 30 ministries of education (MoEs), offering significant opportunities for leveraging the activities and outcomes of the network. EUN has considerable experience in leading large-scale projects successfully, a sound track record in improving access to digital learning resources, a strong drive to support teacher development and collaboration between schools, and a well-respected observatory on innovation in education.
Contact: Roger Blamire
|Direção-Geral da Educação (DGE)|
Directorate-General of Education (Direção-Geral da Educaçã) of the Portuguese Ministry of Education and Science, responsible for policies for pre-school, primary and secondary school, national exams, curriculum innovation, pedagogical integration of ICT in schools and special needs education. DSEEASE is the special needs unit that will contribute to SENNET project, having as main areas related to the project.
Contacts: Filomena Pereira and Ida Brandão
|Education Group GmbH|
The Education Group GmbH runs the two biggest educational portals in Austria (www.edugroup.at and www.schule.at), with a repository featuring a large number of resources including some adapted to students with special needs.
Contact: Ursula Simmetsberger
(www.indire.it) manages a nation-wide documentation system of research into education and experience gained in teaching innovation. The Institute works in close collaboration with the 19 School Regional Offices and with the school administrations of the Regions. INDIRE collaborates with the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research in the management of EU programmes.
Contact: Antonella Turchi
National Ministry of Education in Turkey (MONE)
General Directorate of Educational Technologies (Milli Egitim Bakanligi Egitim Teknolojileri Genel Müdürlügü).The use of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) in education and training has been a priority in the Ministry over the last decade.
Turkish SENnet site
Contact: Jale Akbas
The Information Technology Foundation for Education is state-funded and as of May 2013 performs all of the functions of the Tiger Leap Foundation which is now merged with the Foundation.
Contact: Merje Pors
National Agency for IT and Learning
The National Agency for IT and Learning is an agency under The Danish Ministry of Education.
We promote digital development within the area of children and learning. Our primary focus is on increasing the use of IT in education, and to support an effective operation of institutions by using IT.
Contact: Leo Højsholt-Poulsen
An organisation in Belgium (Flemish community) specialising in dyslexia aiming to create awareness (become conscious), inform (increase knowledge) and support (increase skills) schools, parents, and the wide field of teaching professionals on how to handle learning disabilities and learning problems.
Contact: Jan Rottier and Anny Cooreman
|European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education|
An independent and self-governing organisation, established by its member countries to act as their platform for collaboration in the field of special needs education.
Contact Amanda Watkins and Marcella Turner.
(Facilitating Inclusive Education and Supporting the Transition Agenda), a European Commisison-funded project to develop a multi-disciplinary learning approach for professional in education, health and social services in order to faciliate the additional learning and support requirements of children with special needs during periods of transition.
Contact Kate Kearney, Enable Ireland.