Special Education STEAM Academy – SpicE

Project: Special Education STEAM Academy - SpicE № of the financing agreement: ERASMUS-EDU-2021-PEX-TEACH-ACA-101056159 Funding: Erasmus + Program (ERASMUS) Beneficiary: Hellenic Open University Project duration: 36 months Project value / if the TRU is a partner, please indicate the amount for the TRU / 83 451.30 Euro (European funds) Thracian University Project Manager: Prof. Galya Kozhukharova Thracian University project team: Prof. Galya Kozhukharova, Dr. Mikhail Kozhuharov Assoc. Prof. Dr. Veneta Uzunova Assistant Professor Maria Zhelyazkova Faculty of Pedagogy Assoc. Prof. Daniela Kozhuharova The project is implemented in partnership between: 1. Hellenic Open University 2. Thracian University 2. RESEARCH INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT LAB PRIVATE COMPANY - ReadLab P.C. 3. UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA 4. UNIVERSITY OF ALICANTE - UNIVERSITY OF ALICANTE 5. SINDICAT TREBALLADORES I TREBALLADORS ENSENYAMENT PAIS VALENCIÀ - STEPV 6. Education Syndicate at KT Podkrepa 7. Primary school "Hristo Smirnenski" 8. Dimotiko Sxoleio Livadion KA - Dimotiko Sxoleio Livadion KA 9. Regional Directorate Of Primary and Secondary Education of Western Greece Short description of the project: SpicE aims to improve the ability of primary school teachers to apply effective STEAM guidelines to protect students with mild disabilities (especially educational needs) from educational and social exclusion. STEAM is used both as a tool and as a goal to enable the much-needed change in special education in primary education for already working teachers, as well as in the training of future teachers. The aim of the project is to develop a STEAM Framework for Competences for Special Education (identify skills gaps and compare them with existing and new work profiles), to develop an Educational Program (defining appropriate didactic approaches and mapping skills to educational goals). curriculum), develops, pilots and evaluates the relevant training program in 4 pilot countries.