PACES – Progression of Accessibility Centres in higher Education for Students with disabilities in North Africa

The Partners

  • Coventry University (coordinator) (UK)
  • University of Alicante (ES)
  • University of Macedonia (GR)
  • University of Maribor (SI)
  • Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (EG)
  • Ain Shams University (EG)
  • Fayoum University (EG)
  • University of Mansoura (EG)
  • University of Abdelmalek Essaâdi (MR)
  • University of Ibn Tofail (MR)
  • The  Mohammed V University of Rabat (MR)
  • University of Moulay Ismail (MR)

Project Description

The overall objective of PACES is to progress and set up a programme of initiatives in Universities in Egypt and Morocco to support the modernisation of Higher Education by developing Accessibility Centres (static, mobile and virtual) that will enable students with disabilities (SwD) to access.

Project partners will develop assistive technology, support services and peer to peer support. Furthermore,  networks of employers will be created so that SwD will be able to gain transition skills in order to move forward into employment.