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Work in progress

This section allows a constant communication and sharing of information among the project partners as far as the activities for the different intellectual outputs are concerned. Each project partner upload this section of a three months basis.

Partners' Institution:

University of Florence

Project's period (from/to):

01 February 2022 - 30 September 2022

Activity concerned:

PM - Project Management

Objectives of activities carried out:

Since Project Management (PM) is intended to guarantee the correct functioning of project activities and the achievement of expected results, it has been carried out during the lifespan of the project period referred above, taking into account 4 main objectives:

PMO 1: Co-coordination of activities
PMO 2: Dissemination and sustainability
PMO 3: Exploitation
PMO 4: Evaluation

In general, to meet requirements of allocated tasks.

Description of activities carried out:

PMO 1: Co-coordination of activities

- Creation of a group to conduct Delphi research.
- Making connections with potential actors/partners in the Italian context.
- Searching for partners to participate in focus groups.
- Meetings and discussions with the working group to support the project.

PMO 2: Dissemination and sustainability

- Updating/completing documents on the IHES website for dissemination.
- Participation in two transnational meetings of the project team (kick off partners' meeting, which was held online, and also the second partners meeting in Dublin in October)
- Sharing the IHES Portal and the results of the IHES project with the highest number of operators in the field of education
- Sharing the IHES Portal and the results of the IHES project with the highest number of citizens
- Spreading the IHES activities and results on the most popular Social Network
- Translation of the brochure into Italian

Regarding sustainability, the actions carried out are:

- Promotion of the Portal through exchange links with Portals dealing with similar topics (i.e. CIES Research Center).
- Involvement of new members as associate partners (i.e. students with and without disabilities, teachers, researchers, university staff and civil society organizations linked to disability)

PMO 3: Exploitation

It has carried out, for this WP1, four Focus Groups with four different actors: students, students with disabilities, teachers and staff. As a result, more than 10 hours of recording and a total of 100 pages of written content have been obtained for exploitation.

PMO 4: Evaluation
The objective of the evaluation is to measure and ensure the quality of all the activities and the intellectual result of the project. The internal evaluation of the project activities is carried out according to an evaluation model developed by Pixel. Unifi is committed to high standard processes and results for the project, therefore Unifi, as a Project Partner, has participated and filled out all the questionnaires associated or related to the evaluation processes regarding the different aspects of the project (i.e. , management, activities, meetings, etc)

Results Achieved:

- Completion of the first round of Delphi research.
- Creation of links with university and association entities in the area that address similar issues.
- Collection of documents useful for research purposes.
- Completion of all actions useful for the final elaboration of PR1.
- Promotion of the project at the university level.
- Audios and videos of the 12 focus groups conducted.
- Transcripts in Word format files of the 4 transcripts of the focus groups.
- IHES brand image manual (creative design of the project's logo).
- Photographic material of online coordination meetings.
- Photographic material of the IO1 Italian focus groups.