Welcome to Enviter

The European Network for Vision Impairment Training Education & Research
All the members of ENVITER are specialised schools, colleges or institutes working with the Blind or Visually Impaired.

ENVITER represents some of Europe’s leading specialists in this field.

Greetings from our President

ENVITER is a growing network in Europe.
Members in this network are Europe’s leading specialists in vision impairment.

Providing a forum for the exchange of knowledge, expertise and experience between all organisations in Europe is the ultimate goal of this network. This results always in improving the services for people with vision impairment.

I’m proud that I can be a part of this.

Michel Mercier
President of ENVITER


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“Veljko Ramadanovic” School celebrates 100 years

Date: 21 November 2017
Author : Vera Rapagão


Our Serbian partner is celebrating 100 years, in December! The School for Visually Impaired Pupils “Veljko Ramadanovic“ was established in 1917, in Biserta, Tunisia. In 1919, its location changed to Zemun, Belgrade, in Serbia. “Veljko Ramadanovic” is a school for students with visual impairment from all over Serbia. To celebrate this important event with guests and friends, various activities will take place from December 11 to December 13, 2017: on December 11th,…


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Results Sensnet at Enviter Conference in Düren

Date: 9 October 2017
Author : Ruben Koman


Sensnet is a two-year project in the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme. Composed by 7 partners from Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, France, United Kingdom and The Netherlands. The largest cause of sensory impairments is the ageing process with over 60s. Rising life expectancy and increasing numbers of older people in the population in Europe means a growing number of individuals are affected by visual and hearing impairments. A key challenge related to the quality of life of older…


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Aktila Project

Date: 9 October 2017
Author : Ruben Koman


Recent reports show that the unemployment rate of severely disabled people has continued to rise since 2010, despite the overall fall in unemployment. This applies in particular to peo-ple aged over 55 who are severely disabled, even though severely handicapped unemployed persons are above-average qualified in comparison to non-disabled unemployed persons (static evidence is available). This also applies to blind and visually impaired people.   Research questions Against this…


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Enviter 2017 Meeting in Düren, Germany

Date: 4 October 2017
Author : Vera Rapagão


During the week of September 25th to 29th, ENVITER Network members encountered for the 3 days annual meeting, this year held in Germany, hosted by the BFW Düren.  


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Enviter at Vision2017

Date: 3 July 2017
Author : Ruben Koman


From the 25th – 29th June 2017 Vision2017, the 12th International Conference by the International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation (ISLRR) was to be held  in The Hague – The Netherlands. The congress theme: Low vision rehabilitation, a global right. Enviter member Bláithín Gallagher was attending the conference on behalf of Enviter. Ruben Koman (Royal Dutch Visio) interviewing Bláithín Gallagher at Vision2017 (YouTube): {^youtubevideo…


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