That's a wrap on this year's pre-summer Teacher PD event! Here's a round-up of our key takeaways.
What is one way that you can improve digital content so it can be understood by all audiences?
We asked accessibility leaders and Chief Marketing Officers this question for their best ideas. From integrating validated accessibility features to paying attention to the overall design, there are several ways to make your digital content more inclusive and appealing to all users. Here are 11 ways for improving digital content to reach all audiences.
Earlier this month, the UK government’s goal to see one million more disabled people in work was reached. According to Government reports, over one million more disabled people are in employment, compared to five years ago. A great achievement.
However, in contrast, new figures also show that there are more than 20,000 disabled people waiting for support through the disability employment programme. An alarming jump from just under 5,000 a year earlier. Is the disability employment gap widening? And what can we as organizations do to address it?
We hope you were able to join us for our first online event that was dedicated to education in Australia and New Zealand. We had so much to talk about on the day, and it was great to see so many leading education experts come together to share their thoughts. We had a jam-packed line up with sessions covering literacy, STEM and much more. If you missed the event you can catch it on demand - check out the links at the end of this blog.
Recently, we hosted our first ever Festival of Workplace Inclusion. On this day, 26 speakers joined together to explore how we can create a better working world for those of us who think, work and learn differently. We hosted sessions based around 3 key themes: Inclusive recruitment, retaining and developing diverse talent, and creating an inclusive culture. Our speakers shared some great advice around each theme. Below, we highlight 11 key takeaways from the event.
For students with disabilities, getting the right type of support makes a lifetime of difference. Yet, lots of students have no idea what support is out there, where to go or how to find it. Students can get support at university through the Disabled Students’ Allowance or DSA.
The DSA is a fund to help study-related costs students incur because of a disability. This could be a specific learning difficulty, mental health condition or long term illness. Here's how it works.