Count Me In – E-learning programme for special needs groups


Count Me In – E-learning programme

The Count Me In E-Learning Programme is designed to transfer knowledge and ideas about setting up and delivering a supported work programme for people with special needs in the cultural sector.The programme is based upon knowledge, real life examples and experience of delivering successful work programmes and vocational training at Gaia Museum Outsider Art, Debajo del Sombrero, Ligeværd and the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum.

The Aims & Objectives

  • To discover methods used by Gaia Museum to implement a work programme for people with special educational needs.
  • To create a work based training programme for people with special needs for your museum, gallery or cultural institution based upon the methodologies used in Gaia Museum Outsider Art and expertise from partners in the Count Me In project.

Who is this course for?

  • Vocational trainers and teachers in the cultural sector.
  • Managers of education programmes in the cultural sector.
  • Human resource managers in the cultural sector.
  • Individuals wishing to learn more about working with people with special needs in the workplace.
  • Managers and staff in cultural organisations.
  • Charity staff wishing to offer work programmes for people with special needs in the cultural sector.
  • People working with Outsider Art artists.

What do I need to access and use the course?

  • An good internet connection
  • Computer or tablet (see note below if using an ipad)
  • Speakers or headphones (a transcript is also available in the course)
  • A printer to print resources
  • Just click on ‘START THE COURSE’ button to open the course

The best way of viewing the course on an ipad is:

1.Download the Articulate Mobile Player from here:

2. After you have downloaded the player click on the link to the course.

How long will it take?

Each learner has a different pace of learning but we would recommend allowing a day or 2 half days to go through the course properly. If you are looking to create your own programme then you will need to allow additional time for this.

ENTER THE COURSE HERE >> Count Me In – e-learning

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