The integration of disabled people in class - the start of digital technology in education

Speaker(s) : François Billioud

  • Language : Français
  • Level : Newbie
  • Nature : Conference
  • Date : Wednesday 8 July 2015
  • Schedule : 14h00
  • Duration : 40 minutes
  • Place : 126
Threads : Accessibility

The creation of free software allowing disabled people to write their thoughts in class, do exams, take notes, follow the lessons with their classmates is, on one hand, the first step needed for more adaptive and more specific solutions to be developed for a more inclusive education, and on the other hand, the prerequisite necessary to imagine a real adaptation of digitalization to the needs of education.

François Billioud
François Billioud is a young engineer graduated from Ecole Centrale de Lille.

He worked on the development of BOMEHC project (mathematical toolbox for disabled pupils in junior high).

He becomes self-employed in 2013 and creates the EOS project (Open Source software for Schools) in 2014, that aims at providing a set of free software to take notes in classrooms.