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October 14th, 2014

DEEP 2014: Designing Enabling Economies and Policies


The fourth annual DEEP conference will be held

Oct. 16-17, 2014
OCAD University, 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

The objective of the DEEP conference is to engage in substantive, in-depth discussion about implementation strategies for digital inclusion of persons with disabilities among decision makers promoting the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in their respective countries; to identify levers and innovative approaches that go beyond current strategies.

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October 1st, 2014

IDRC partners with Lumen Learning to Create Next-Generation Courseware

Lumen Learning has been selected to receive funding as part of the Next Generation Courseware Challenge, a $20 million grant competition from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to build exemplary, affordable digital course materials that improve student success among low-income and disadvantaged learners. The Inclusive Learning Resource Centre (IDRC) is excited to be a partner in this project. The IDRC will design the courseware’s universally accessible user experience.

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