Podcasts

  • Creating a ‘great place to work’ for everyone

    In this Texthelp Talks podcast, we chat with Toby Hopkins, Colleague Engagement and Inclusion Executive at Sainsburys. As a Disability Confident Leader, and an Investors in People Gold standard employer for the fourth year running, Toby will be sharing how Sainsbury’s has created, and continues to build, a great place to work for everyone. You'll gain insights to help you champion diversity and create a supportive working culture for all.


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  • Why web accessibility matters

    In this episode of Texthelp Talks, we are joined by Robin Christopherson, Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet. Robin shares with us his experiences as a blind professional working in the digital inclusion space. He talks to us about the impact of digital inaccessibility on himself as a blind user but also more broadly on companies and businesses and their customers, services and employees. He also explores solutions to common challenges that organizations face when striving for inclusivity.


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  • Reimagining education in Australia

    In this episode of Texthelp Talks, our host Greg O'Connor sits down to chat to one of the co-authors on our recent 'Learning in a changing landscape' whitepaper, Dr. Chris Wilson from ImpactEd. They explore key results from the research, including Australia's response to teaching in a pandemic and how this is causing us to reimagine what education looks like in Australia moving forward. They discuss challenges including teacher workloads and how to effectively select EdTech tools that can compliment existing pedagogy and help to close the achievement gap for all students.


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  • Creating inclusive learning experiences with Highland Council

    In this episode of Texthelp Talks, our host Patrick McGrath is joined by Robert Quigley and Tania Mackie from Highland Council in Scotland. They discuss their journey of rolling out and implementing over 30,000 Chromebook devices to students in their local authority. Which was driven by their commitment to digital learning and inclusion.


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  • It’s time to practice inclusivity by design

    In this episode of Texthelp Talks, we're joined by Gordon McCullough, CEO of Research Institute for Disabled Consumers (RIDC). Listen as we chat to Gordon about the benefits of inclusive design in the digital environment. Explore when and how we should be building in user research and testing. And gain expert insights that'll help you to ensure your digital services and products are accessible and usable by all.


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  • 6 myths designers and marketers believe about web accessibility

    In this episode, we’re joined by Sophie Koonin, Web Engineering Lead at Monzo. Sophie is passionate about web accessibility and keeping the web a fun and inclusive place for everyone. And today, with Sophie’s expert knowledge about web development, we’ll be debunking six common myths designers and marketers believe about web accessibility.


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