GOAL.NET inclusive GBL | 2007 – 2009

european project on vocational games based learning for people with cognitive and sensory impairment | project manager | scientific expert | game designer

Integrating serious games to classrooms of students with intellectual disabilities. Specifically designed vocational training games and software were used and the gaming material was a blend of accessible and motivating e-learning material. I acted as researcher, game designer and project manager on behalf or National University of Athens. Faculty of Communication and Media.

European project that broke down educational barriers faced by people with learning disabilities and sensory impairment. GOAL.NET, which was lead by Nottingham Trent University, used a series of interactive computer games to develop basic vocational skills such as travel training, communication support, CV writing, job search, work experience, health and safety training, employment rights and benefits advice.

Funding for the project has been attained from the Leonardo Da Vinci programme that aims to improve the provision of work based learning, part of the European Commission’s new Life Long Learning Programme