Events

Events

Inclusivity and Accessibility Events

Information on upcoming inclusivity and accessibility framework related events and recordings from previous panel events can be found below.

Upcoming Events

Recordings of Discussion Panel: Accessibility and Inclusion in Education Events

Careers and employability and PGR students’ journey

Short presentations were given by Tracey Innes, Careers and Employability Services and Lucy Leiper, Postgraduate Research School . The presentations explore accessibility and inclusion in relation to careers and employability and PGR students’ journey into and through the PhD highlighting challenges, good practice and opportunities.

Panel

Professor Abbe Brown, Dean for Student Support (Chair)
Tracey Innes, Head of Careers and Employability Service
Dr Lucy Leiper, Postgraduate Research School Manager

Widening Access

Short presentations were given by Louisa Stratton, Go Abroad Manager and Sally Middleton, Access & Articulation Manager.   The presentations explore the University’s position on Widening Access and the work of the Access & Articulation Team in supporting this, as well as looking at specific initiatives to make international opportunities more inclusive and how this is supported by the Go Abroad team. 

Panel
Professor Abbe Brown, Dean for Student Support (Chair)
Louisa Stratton, Go Abroad Manager
Dr Sally Middleton, Access & Articulation Manager

 

 

Inclusive Teaching and Assessments

Short presentations were given by colleagues from the Schools of Natural and Computing Sciences & Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition on their particular experiences in delivering lab based teaching to a student with a physical disability and their research into inclusive assessment.

Panel:
Dr Kirsty Kiezebrink, Dean for Educational Innovation (Chair)
Dr Rainer Ebel, Department of Chemistry, School of Natural and Computing Sciences
Professor Bill Harrison, Department of Chemistry, School of Natural and Computing Sciences
Dr Nigel Beacham, Senior Lecturer (Scholarship), Computing Sciences, School of Natural and Computing Sciences
Dr Heather Morgan, Lecturer (Scholarship), Institute of Applied Sciences, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

Forms of Assessment and Reviewing Reading Lists

This one-hour session led with short presentations from colleagues from the Schools of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition and School of Law on their particular experiences followed by an open discussion. The presentations explored setting different forms of assessment for different students on the same topic, and reviewing and widening reading lists.

Panel:
• Professor Abbe Brown, Dean for Student Support (Chair)
• Dr Kirsty Kiezebrink, Dean for Educational Innovation | Institute of Applied Health Sciences Education Lead
• Dr Daria Shapovalova, Lecturer, School of Law

Making Reasonable Adjustments and Content Advice Guidance

The first in a series of discussion sessions led by the Centre for Academic Development (CAD) was held for colleagues to explore accessibility and inclusion in Education and to share existing good practice.

This one hour session had short presentations from colleagues from the Schools of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition & Divinity, History, Philosophy and Art History on their particular experiences which was followed by an open discussion. Our first set of presentations explored timetabling change and religious events and teaching topics on which students have a variety of personal views.

Panel:
Professor Abbe Brown, Dean for Student Support (Chair)
Professor Rona Patey, Director of the Institute of Education in Healthcare and Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition
Dr Léon van Ommen, Lecturer in Practical Theology, School of Divinity, History, Philosophy and Art History