The Let’s Go Skills Centre is a partner in the DISABUSE Project. This is a 2 year project that is part of the Erasmus Plus Programme, Key Action 2 “Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices” . There are five partners from four European countries (Anti-Bullying Centre, Dublin City University, Ireland; Fondazione Mondo Digitale, Italy; ICSTE-IUL, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal; IADT-The Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Ireland; UM-The University of Murcia, Spain).
DISABUSE’s aim is to help prevent and counter disablist bullying by learning from the experiences of those in the SEN/SEND community, at both child and adult level, and the research surrounding them, to highlight the right kind of supports necessary to empower the community and those that work with them at school and work level. As part of that we aim to create an ongoing support module that will be available to both SEN/SEND learners, and those who seek to educate or work with them.
This module’s objective is to improve socialisation, reduce marginalisation and ease user’s lives in school and their migration into adulthood and the working world, to allow them to enjoy fully rounded lives and contribute more widely to society. It will also support and educate, teachers and trainers in promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in learning through educational institutions and wider society, via more in-depth understanding and work with SEN/SEND individuals, and the provision of training/educational materials.