PLAY2DO MULTIPLIER EVENT IN SOFIA, BULGARIA
In Bulgaria, а Multiplier Event aimеd at popularising the Play2Do project took place on February 17, 2018. It was organised by the EI Centre and was held at the Teacher Training Department in Sofia under the title of “Embracing Differences”.
Over 35 people – teacher educators, teachers, psychologists, recourse teachers and speech therapists took part in the one-day seminar. The participants got acquainted with the main ideas, aims and outputs of Play2Do. They took part in role plays led by a psycho drama specialist which helped them focus on the main problems of inclusive education. They could also have a taste of the simulated practice learning environment.
The seminar provided the participants with an opportunity to reflect on, share and question their own practices with regard to SEN and compare them to what is being done in other EU countries.
PLAY2DO MULTIPLIER EVENT IN PLOVDIV, BULGARIA
Marie Curie Association - one of our Bulgarian partners - organized a Multiplier Event near Plovdiv, Bulgaria on 17th and 18th March 2018. 28 attendees took part and among them were mainstream teachers, school headmasters, special education teachers and school psychologists.
The overall feedback about the project and its results, especially about the Play2Do game was positive and the scenarios themselves were positively assessed. The participants appreciated the efforts of the partners to create a product that is applicable in different countries and useful both for teachers and their students with and without disabilities. The common opinion of the participants was that the game will be the most useful for young teachers with less or no experience. They also think that the game has a potential to be used in the university courses on special education and pedagogy. Furthermore, the game can be also used by the classmates without disability in order to raise their awareness about the disabilities and special needs.