Organized by UNICEF and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of BiH, a conference "The right to inclusive education" dedicated to providing information about General Comment Article 24 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on inclusive education, was held in Sarajevo.
More than 29,000 students from thirty higher education institutions participated in the revised survey in 2016, contributing to an increasingly valuable data set on how students engage with their learning environments. The survey of student engagement, in this context, explores the amount of time and effort that students put into their studies and other educationally purposeful activities, and, also, how effectively institutions facilitate, encourage and promote student engagement in activities that are linked to learning.
In 2014, the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (Ireland) studied the attitudes and practices of teachers in Higher Education with regard to using technology to enhance teaching and learning. High levels of confidence were reported in the use of technology, though a diverse range of barriers were also mentioned. These included training and time.
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