(Developing programs for Access of Disadvantaged groups of people and Regions
to Higher Education) is a cross-regional project under the Erasmus+ Key Action
2, founded by the Educational, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
("EACEA") of the European Union.
aims of the project are to:
inclusive education and responsive education in Georgia and Israel by widening
access to higher education for potential and existing students from three
vulnerable groups: women, ethnic minorities and those with disabilities. It
also addresses potential students which live at peripheral areas in accordance
with Bologna Process and United Nations criteria. This will initiate the right
of individuals with special needs to access education, to enjoy the right of
participation in everyday society and to overcome discrimination against them
in society by raising awareness and acceptance in society.
the public awareness of access, equity and diversity and the principles of
social dimension and social inclusion.
transfer of best practice in access and widening participation.
governance, management and function of institutions.
student retention rates and prepare them for the labour market.in access,
equity and diversity and the principles of social dimension and social
practice, DARE project sets as concrete the following objectives:
institutional capacities through the reinforcement and provision of support
services at Georgia and Israel partner universities in four main areas: child
care, clinical and occupational psychological, learning and physical
disabilities, academic support with special equipment and revised recruitment
and retention regulations. This new services
will be institutionalised (i.e. become part of the institutional structure and
organisational charts) and will represent change drivers at the different
partner HEIs. To achieve this, a mission in the field of inclusive education
through recruitment and retention policy will be developed.
faculty members, professional and administrative staff on the use of the
established or reinforced services for vulnerable target groups and to create a
group of trained specialists at each Israel and Georgian HEI who will offer
their services during and after the end of the project.
the three targeted groups by offering a support system via distance learning
(ICT) with tutorials and selected course programs. The main objective
henceforth is to facilitate accessibility to teaching and learning materials in
electronic format for students with mobility problems. The idea that undermines
this initiative is to bring the University to the students.