Partners in the project ADORE: Accessibility in Digital Communication Higher Education Curricula

Tallinn University is an international university that aims to promote intelligent lifestyles in the context of globalisation. This is especially visible in the Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, with its interdisciplinary courses devised for students to acquire competences in media technology and telecommunications and to develop multiple skills and intercultural knowledge, which can help their transition to the labour market, especially when working with and for people from diverse cultural backgrounds. Tallinn University is the coordinator of the ADORE project.

Funka is market leader in the field of accessibility and benefits of a close relationship to end user organisations, which ensures a unique level of quality control throughout the whole design and development of efficient and accessible solutions. Funka provides audits, training and support, and is actively contributing to standards and guidelines at national and international level. Moreover, Funka has gained a sound knowledge in the management of EC projects, being the project coordinator of several actions supporting digital innovation in accessibility.

INUK Institute for Advanced Communication Management is a non-profit research organisation, founded in 2012 to research and accelerate the development of business communication models and strategies that are based on the principle of shared value creation. INUK was a coordinator of the ERASMUS+ project Certified Digital Accessibility Training. In the project, INUK was also responsible for the development of training for non-technical staff, mostly communication officers, involved in the preparation and editing of digital content as well as managing digital accessibility in the companies.

The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, faculty of communications, is the coordinator of the consortium managing the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s degree in Digital Communication Leadership (DCLead). The three partners working with PLUS are: Aalborg University, Vrije Universiteit Brussels and Wageningen University and Research. DCLead prepare its graduates to be leaders in the field of digital communication. The results of the ADORE project will be shared amongst the DCLead patners and network.

The University of Maribor (UM) is the second largest Slovenian public university with more than 20,000 students and around 1,000 academic staff. UM is carrying out study programmes at all levels, undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. levels. The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Maribor was established in 1959 and is the largest faculty of the University. It is one of the leading teaching and research institutions in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, information technology, communications, media communications, telecommunications and mechatronics in Slovenia.