About this course
This self-paced online course on inclusive digital communication during crises and emergency situations has been developed in response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. It is in line with, and in support to the UN Secretary General Policy on Disability Inclusion and the BDT work in ICT/digital accessibility to ensure digital inclusion. It comprises one module and aims to provide direction and practical guidance on how to develop and deliver inclusive digital communication during times of crisis or emergency.
This free of charge self-paced course has been designed to be accessible for everyone including by persons with disabilities.
To access the course you should previously register in ITU Academy.
The course, estimated to about 8h, provides a holistic knowledge on the topic of ICT accessibility through 3 Modules as follows:
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