ICT role during COVID-19 pandemic in lifelong learning for disabilities
Keywords:COVID-19 pandemic, education informatization, life-long education, disabilities, remote education, healthy people
Education of people with disabilities requires special attention because data from world organizations show that only 5% of people with disabilities receive a quality basic education. This study seeks to determine the possibility of improving the education of people with special needs through the use of ICT technologies during the covid-19 pandemic in continuing education, that is, life-long learning. Even though most studies focus on the possibility of using ICT in the education of children with disabilities and are subject to the formation of an inclusive digital space, the feasibility of using basic knowledge of people with disabilities during their profile education and self-development with the help of ICT through distance or blended life-long learning becomes relevant. A review of the literature on the problem of research shows that when ICTs are transformed due to the use of additional technical or software tools, people with disabilities have the opportunity to life-long learning, obtain a profession, develop in it and move up the career ladder. At the same time, ICTs can be used to learn foreign languages and acquire a whole range of knowledge in a distance or blended format.
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