Posted on 25th March 2015

Project Partner Introduction: University of Humanities and Economics in Łódź, Poland

Elżbieta Woźnicka and Daria Modrzejewska (in the image above) are expert trainers and researchers who work with disabled persons at the University of Humanities and Economics in Łódź (Akademia Humanistyczno-Ekonomiczna w Łodzi, AHE).

Dr Elżbieta Woźnicka is an academic instructor, researcher, and Dean of the Faculty of Educational Science, with broad experience in research projects and EU funded initiatives. Her main areas of expertise are sign language and the challenges faced by disabled persons in general. Her work involves cooperation with support organisations in the region.

Daria Modrzejewska is a PhD student, instructor and researcher at the faculty of Educational Science. She is an experienced participant of EU funded projects, where she has conducted research, collected information on best practices, and developed curricula and training materials.

The University of Humanities and Economics in Łódź is one of the largest non-public universities in Poland, offering its students a wide spectrum of faculties and specialisations. The University offers:

11 faculties with almost 100 specialist subjects Online studies The opportunity to complete a PhD Postgraduate studies University of the Third Age Children’s University Language Courses Courses in creativity and entrepreneurship

AHE cooperates with organisations that support the disabled in the Lodz region (Association for the Deaf, Association for the Blind, the City Council Office for the Disabled). Moreover, AHE encourages disabled persons to study and adapts to their specific needs.

AHE has established the Polish…

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