"Magic Project 2016-Magic Seeds-", in which the University of Tokyo and SoftBank Corp. collaborate to support the learning and living of children with disabilities using ICT.Recruitment of the cooperating schools started on January 2016, 1.
The "Magic Project" has been carried out by Eduas Co., Ltd., which is in charge of education business in the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo, SoftBank Corp., and SoftBank Group Corp. since 2009.In the project, we will lend mobile information terminals free of charge for one year to children with disabilities and teachers who belong to special schools, special needs classes, and regular classes, and carry out practical research to have them used in educational settings and daily life. To do.In addition, with the aim of early training of teachers who can effectively practice learning and living support for children with disabilities using ICT, seminars will be held for students and their instructors who are taking the teaching profession course. ..
The qualifications for applying for cooperating schools are special support schools in Japan, special support classes for elementary, junior high and high schools, classes that engage in inclusive education or guidance for developmental disabilities, vocational training schools for persons with disabilities, ability development schools for persons with disabilities, and special support education. Universities and graduate schools conducting clinical research in the field of.The deadline for applications is February 2016, 2, 29 pm.Information on how to apply and details can be found at http://maho-prj.org/.
In the "Magic Project," we will continue to utilize the knowledge and know-how we have cultivated so far, and by utilizing mobile information terminals such as mobile phones and tablets, we aim to promote opportunities for children with disabilities to participate in society.