The period for the presentation of papers to the VI International Congress 'University and Disability' of “Fundación ONCE” is open

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It will be held on October 25th, 26th and 27th at the University of Salamanca

Those interested should send a summary of the work to before next July 7th

The scientific committee of the Congress will value innovation, good practices, models, novel experiences and research of interest in the field of inclusive education at the university

Madrid, May 12th, 2023. The scientific committee of the International Congress 'University and Disability' of the “Fundación ONCE”, which will be held on October 25th, 26th and 27th in Salamanca, has opened the period for the presentation of papers on inclusive education in University. Those interested must provide a 300-word summary of their work before July 7th.

The International Congress 'University and Disability' is a meeting of experts in higher education that in its sixth edition will be held for the first time outside Madrid and that will focus on evaluating inclusion in its different dimensions within the university environment.

Thus, its main purpose is to discuss proposals and ideas on which are the best indicators to achieve an inclusive university education within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda, especially taking into account goals 4.3 and 4.5, regarding to equal access and elimination of inequalities and the 4th, building and adapting accessible, diverse and inclusive environments.

Starting from this base, the papers that are presented will have to deal with aspects such as inspiring practices of inclusive universities; inclusive and innovative teaching methodologies; employment, entrepreneurship and new professional opportunities; technologies applied to inclusive education: instruments and experiences; inclusive practices of students with intellectual, developmental or autism spectrum disabilities in the university environment, or educational policies and academic and professional guidance to facilitate transitions to higher education, among others.

Those interested in presenting a paper during the congress must send a summary of the work of a maximum of 300 words to before next July 7. From this date, the scientific committee will evaluate the applications and publish the resolution of those accepted before July 31th.

It will value innovatin, good practices, models, novel experiences and research of interest in the field of university inclusion, both nationally and internationally.

The authors of the accepted communications will have to send them, already completed, to until September 29th, 2023 to present them publicly and in person at the Salamanca Congress. All of them will be collected in the Minutes Book of the VI International Congress on University and Disability, available in the “Fundación ONCE” virtual library.

The VI edition of the University and Disability International Congress is aimed at students, teaching and research staff, educators, education managers and public policies, as well as all people who feel called and involved in the objective of guaranteeing equity in education higher education.

Congress has the support and collaboration of the Ministry of Universities, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Social Rights and the 2030 Agenda, the “Real Patronato sobre Discapacidad”, the Organization of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture, the “Conferencia de Rectores de las Universidades Española” (CRUE), the “Comité Español de Representantes de Personas con Discapacidad”, (CERMI) and the “Fundación Universia”.