The Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities welcome visitors from the Czech Republic
The Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities were delighted to welcome visitors from the School of Education, University of West Bohemia in the Czech Republic who wanted to learn about our programme. Their hope is to try to develop a similar programme in their own university and to improve inclusive education opportunities for their students.
The visiting delegation included:
Ms. Sarka Kanova - Assistant Professor and Researcher, University of West Bohemia, Head of the Special and Inclusive Education Unit.
Mrs. Lenka Pejsova-Mouleova Vice Principal from a mainstream primary school with special classes and lecturer in the Special and Inclusive Education Unit at UWB. Also responsible for internships for Special and Inclusive Education students.
Mrs. Tereza Havránková Assistant Professor at the Department of English Language and a researcher in the PEDAL project, focused on transition of young adults with IDD from school to work. In future she would like to start an English Course for learners with IDD in cooperation with UWB students with ETR instructions.
The visitors from the Czech Republic spent a full day with us in Trinity College Dublin and met with each of the TCPID team for indepth discussions on their roles. They also visited the TCD Library to meet with Assistant Librarian Geraldine Fitzgerald.We look forward to remaining in contact and collaborating further in the future.