First multiplier event of the Arbit project in Konya

The Multiplier Event in Turkey was realised on 23rd May 2023 with the participation of 115 local participants from different schools and institutions of Konya and 5 international participants from France.

The opening speech of the meeting was made by the Director of the Konya Provincial Directorate of National Education. Following this speech, Prof. Hakan Sarı from Necmettin Erbakan University, Special Education Department made a presentation about Autism and the Importance of Body Knowledge for children with autism. Then representatives from project partner organisations introduced the project, its aims, and main outputs. After that partner, Jacqueline Nadel from France made a presentation about Pictogram Room and its importance.

After that presentation, participants had a break. During the break time, they tested the Pictogram Room software that was developed for the Project.

After the break, Patricia Perez from Adapta Foundation made a presentation about the IO2, The research process of the Project and its results. Following this presentation, teachers from Turkey (Seher Büyüksoylu), Bulgaria (Maria Stancheva) from Spain (Arturo Lopez) made presentations about the impact of the Project on their Professional development.

After these presentations, Project Coordinator Gerardo Herrera from Valencia University made a presentation about IO3, the MOOC platform of the Project.

Following these presentations representatives from partner organisations answered the questions asked by the participants.

Finally, the event ended with a group photo and a common lunch with all participants.

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