PREDICT Transnational Project Meeting and Multiplier Event.

PREDICT Transnational Project Meeting and Multiplier Event.

On October 28 and 29, 2021 in Sofia, R. Bulgaria, representatives from Military Academy and partner institutions realized two work activities (Transnational meeting and Multiplier event) were held within the project PREDICT - Prevention of Disaster ICT (Informatics and Computer Technology) from the ERASMUS + program of the European Union (KA 201 - Strategic Partnership for School Education). Meetings were in the organization of General Directorate Fire Safety and civil protection from Sofia, R. Bulgaria. At the transnational meeting, the project partners (representatives of institutions from the R.N. Macedonia, R. Bulgaria, and the Kingdom of Spain, discussed the project commitments realized so far, as well as the planned activities in the coming period. At the Multiplier event in two separate working sessions, the attendees (representatives of schools and other institutions close to the issues addressed in the project) were introduced to the goals and activities of the PREDICT project. At this event, the content of the lesson for the training of children, youth,...
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Presentation of the travel exhibition “Through Darkness to Light” as part of the ATS VIP project awareness campaign.

Presentation of the travel exhibition “Through Darkness to Light” as part of the ATS VIP project awareness campaign.

Presentation of the travel exhibition “Through Darkness to Light” as part of the ATS VIP project awareness campaign. Now it is available on the ATS VIP web site https://www.atsvip.eu/ the result of the travel exhibition “Through Darkness to Light”, one more activity carried out within the awareness campaign within the framework of Accessible travel solutions for visual impaired Persons (ATS VIP) project. This initiative, carried out by the 3 member countries of the ATS VIP consortium, Macedonia, Romania and Spain, shows a fictitious trip carried out by a sighted person, deprived of sight to make the video, together with a companion. During the trip, these people were able to experience some of the challenges that blind and visually impaired people face every day when traveling. This is one of the initiatives included within the ATS VIP project awareness campaign, in addition to this activity, the visitors to the website can find interviews, discussion groups, a contest about travel experiences or protocols and tips...
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Presentation of the video compilation of the activities carried out as part of the ATS VIP project awareness campaign.

Presentation of the video compilation of the activities carried out as part of the ATS VIP project awareness campaign.

Presentation of the video compilation of the activities carried out as part of the ATS VIP project awareness campaign. Now it is available on the ATS VIP web site https://www.atsvip.eu/ the video compilation of the awareness campaign carried out under the “Accessible travel solutions for visual impaired Persons” (ATS VIP) project. This video shows a tour of pictures of all the activities carried out by the ATS VIP consortium within the social awareness campaign carried out as part of the project. We can see a summary of the interviews with blind people and companions; besides we can know the protocols and the tips for travelling safety and confidently, the last were made within the framework of the project. This video compilation allows viewers to know, in a few minutes, some of the activities and initiatives carried out by the consortium. ATS VIP: Accessible travel solutions for visual impaired Persons, it is a Project co-founded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, Key Action 2. ...
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ATS VIP 3rd Transnational Project Meeting (Malaga 15-16 September 2021)

ATS VIP 3rd Transnational Project Meeting (Malaga 15-16 September 2021)

ATS VIP 3rd Transnational Project Meeting (Malaga 15-16 September 2021) Accessible Travel Solutions for Visual Impaired People: Consortium joined the third Transnational Project Meeting of ATS VIPOn September 15-16, 2021, Consortium joined the third transnational meeting of ATS VIP, a Project co-funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Commission.ATS for VIP is implemented by a consortium of 3 partners from 3 European countries (The Republic of North Macedonia, Romania and Spain).It Solutions for All was the organiser and host of the meeting. The meeting was held in a mixed format. ITSFA and ABT met in Malaga face to face, while partner LLN attended the meeting online from Macedonia, because of travelling difficulties due to the Covid-19 crisis.This difficulty did not prevent the LLN partners from perfectly coordinating the two days of meetings.The agenda of the meeting included the following items:• Intellectual Outputs:IO1 – Creation of a methodological framework for accessible and safety travelling for visually impaired persons.IO2 – Creation...
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Project Accessible travel solutions for visual impaired Persons ATS for VIP Erasmus+ KA2

Project Accessible travel solutions for visual impaired Persons ATS for VIP Erasmus+ KA2

Project Accessible travel solutions for visual impaired Persons ATS for VIP Erasmus+ KA2 Project “ “Accessible travel solutions for visual impaired Persons ATS for VIP”” Erasmus+ KA2 Short-term joint staff training events: Introduction to OER for accessible , safety and secure traveling of visual impaired persons. ATSVIP's main project objective is to make traveling accessible and safety for blind and visually impaired people, trough development of barrier-free tourism OER and cross-traffic navigation solutions. Project partners: Lifelong Learning Network, Macedonia Internet Solutions for All, Spain Asociatia Babilon Travel, Romania The Learning, Teaching, Training Activity: Introduction to OER for accessible , safety and secure traveling of visual impaired people was held on 26-31 July in Ohrid, Macedonia in duration of four working days. The short term activities allowed the project partners to verify the produced material, to directly involve beneficiaries to use their knowledge, to gather feedback on the project results and indirectly to involve other stakeholders. The training activity together with other dissemination activities are the best way to share the project...
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Project “Accessible travel solutions for visual impaired Persons ATS for VIP“ Erasmus+ KA2

Project “Accessible travel solutions for visual impaired Persons ATS for VIP“ Erasmus+ KA2

Short-term joint staff training events: Introduction to OER for accessible , safety and secure traveling of visual impaired personsTravel by people with disabilities, also known as “disabled travel” or “accessible travel,” is on the rise. The travel industry is waking up to the special needs of travelers with disabilities by providing more services and greater accommodation.ATSVIP's main project objective is trough development of barrier-free tourism OER and cross-traffic navigation solutions, to make traveling accessible and safety for blind and visually impaired people, the AST for VIP project aim is to improve the mobility and quality of life of these people all around Europe.Project partners:1. Lifelong Learning Network, Macedonia2. Internet Solutions for All, Spain3. Asociatia Babilon Travel, RomaniaThe realization of the project is a collaborative effort for :1. Creation of a methodological framework for accessible and safety traveling for visual impaired persons – IO1, responsible partner ABT2. Creation of an OER for accessible, safety and secure traveling of visual impaired persons...
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ATSVIP CONTEST FOR BEST STORYTELLING VIDEO

ATSVIP CONTEST FOR BEST STORYTELLING VIDEO

ATSVIP CONTEST FOR BEST STORYTELLING VIDEO The CONTEST is about best visual impaired storytelling, related to traveling experience alone within the project ATSVIP. It is a part of the Public awareness campaign for accessibility, safety and security during traveling for visual impaired persons. CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS/GUIDE PARTICIPANTS OF THE CONTEST Visually Impared Persons Accompanying Persons No age limitation VIDEO REQUIREMENTS Video not longer than 3 minutes Language: English, Romanian, Spanish, Macedonian (optional) SELECTION CRITERIA Each project partner will select the best storytelling video in their respective country. The organisation will establish a commission consisted of the organizational staff / collaborators / stakeholders relevant for the project topic. AWARD FOR THE PARTICIPANTS The award for the best storytelling video will be participation in the ATSVIP training activity, held in N. Macedonia or a present for the participant provided by the organizer of the contest. The Contest winner in each partner country will be announced by 20th July, 2021 Please send your storytelling videos via wetransfer, by the 15th July, 2021 on the following email addresses: RO: office@babilontravel.net ES: internetwebsolutions@gmail.com MK:...
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Accessible Travel Solutions for Visually Impaired Persons (ATSforVIP) Erasmus+ project funded by the European Union

Accessible Travel Solutions for Visually Impaired Persons (ATSforVIP) Erasmus+ project funded by the European Union

Accessible Travel Solutions for Visually Impaired Persons (ATSforVIP) Erasmus+ project funded by the European Union Travel by people with disabilities, also known as “disabled travel” or “accessible travel,” is on the rise. The travel industry is waking up to the special needs of travelers with disabilities by providing more services and greater accommodation. Meanwhile, the sheer abundance of information on accessible travel is astounding — much of it generated by travelers with disabilities themselves. ATSVIP's main project objective is trough development of barrier-free tourism Open Educational Resource (OER) and cross-traffic navigation solutions, to make traveling accessible and safety for blind and visually impaired people, the AST for VIP project aim is to improve the mobility and quality of life of these people all around Europe. Project results: • Creation of a methodological framework for accessible and safety traveling for visual impaired persons • Creation of an OER for accessible, safety and secure traveling of visual impaired persons • Public awareness campaigns for accessibility, safety and...
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IT SOLUTIONS FOR ALL developed the Multiplier Event of ATS VIP project

IT SOLUTIONS FOR ALL developed the Multiplier Event of ATS VIP project

On June 17, 2021 IT Solutions for All hosted the multiplier event of ATS VIP project. Due to post pandemic COVID-19 restrictions, it has been run online on Zoom platform.The association IT Solutions for All, based in Malaga, carried out the multiplier event of ATS VIP project, “Accessible Travel Solutions for Visually Impaired Persons”, on June 17, 2021.This event was addressed to blind people, visually impaired people and their companions, tourism and transportation professionals across Spain. The event took place online through the Zoom platform to guarantee the safety of all participants due to pandemic.The event was attended by 20 people, blind people, visually impaired people and companions. All participants reported a high degree of satisfaction with the discussion, as well as they were interested to know more about ATS VIP project.In this event, we presented to the audience the goals of ATS VIP Project, as well as all the stage of the development process of the project, so they...
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ATS VIP. FOCUS GROUP ONLINE HOSTED BY IT SOLUTIONS FOR ALL.

ATS VIP. FOCUS GROUP ONLINE HOSTED BY IT SOLUTIONS FOR ALL.

On June 17th, 2021 took place a virtual reunion related to the awareness campaign that is carry out within the ATS VIP project. The meeting was held by IT Solutions for All, the Spanish partner of ATS VIP consortium. During almost two hours, the 20 participants of the online meeting discussed and shared experiences and advice about travels for blind and visual impaired people. The topics covered were about travels and tourism for disabled people. We could know how often they travel abroad and within their own country, how are their experiences as blind travellers in relation to transport, accommodation and tourist attractions accessibility. The participants recounted positive experiences about traveling that they lived in first person, as well as the main obstacles that they usually find and, sometimes, these keep them from live the travel experience at 100%, normally they are related to the failure to adapt and the lack of professionals properly trained for some destination. They also shared experiences related to...
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