National Inclusion Week

Monday 28th September – Sunday 4th October 2020

Launch of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion event series

 

Monday 28th September 2020
Improving the accessibility of content in Blackboard
An introduction to Blackboard Ally and how it can be used to check and improve the accessibility of your course content in Blackboard.
Presented by: Stuart Hepplestone

Web Accessibility drop-in sessions

An informal space to drop-in and ask the web accessibility team any questions you might have or get support with any problems you have encountered.

Tuesday 29th September 2020

Web Accessibility drop-in sessions

An informal space to drop-in and ask the web accessibility team any questions you might have or get support with any problems you have encountered.

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Web Accessibility drop-in sessions

An informal space to drop-in and ask the web accessibility team any questions you might have or get support with any problems you have encountered.

Improving the accessibility of content in Blackboard
An introduction to Blackboard Ally and how it can be used to check and improve the accessibility of your course content in Blackboard.
Presented by: Stuart Hepplestone
Improving the accessibility of content in Blackboard
An introduction to Blackboard Ally and how it can be used to check and improve the accessibility of your course content in Blackboard.
Presented by: Stuart Hepplestone
Thursday 1st October 2020

Web Accessibility drop-in sessions

An informal space to drop-in and ask the web accessibility team any questions you might have or get support with any problems you have encountered.

Creating Accessible Digital Content

A one hour session exploring the SCULPT model – a six step guide to success
Presented by: Nick Russell and Kieran White.

Inclusive Web Communication Practices

This one hour session will provide an opportunity to explore the tools and practices that can be utilised to create safe conversation spaces using Zoom. In addition to exploring basic functionality and essential room control it will focus on key considerations that help shape and develop an inclusive online experience. Presented by: Neil Mayne
Take a look at the recording of Inclusive Web Communication Practices 01/10/20

Friday 2nd October 2020

Web Accessibility drop-in sessions

An informal space to drop-in and ask the web accessibility team any questions you might have or get support with any problems you have encountered.

Improving the accessibility of content in Blackboard
An introduction to Blackboard Ally and how it can be used to check and improve the accessibility of your course content in Blackboard.
Presented by: Stuart Hepplestone
Hallam Guild Community of Inclusive Practice
Come and join us to hear about our Hallam Guild group Community of Inclusive Practice. We will introduce ourselves, talk through our vision, mission, principles and goals, launch our CIP Coffee events and share our suggested programme of workshops for your consideration. Everyone is welcome, ask any questions and join our online community. Take a look at;

Being an Inclusive Fellow
How changes to the Advance HE Fellowship scheme will enhance inclusive practice and promote your contribution to this vital University and national agenda. For more information visit the TALENT website.

Hallam Guild

The Guild’s overarching aims are to create and cultivate inclusive communities of practice, with staff and students working collaboratively across disciplines, engaging in scholarship, research and practice, and developing a culture of educational excellence and innovation through building expertise and best practice. Over 30 groups have been established in the past 3 years, with more in development. Take a look at the Hallam Guild website to find out more about our groups and how you can get involved – and do sign up to our mailing list to be notified of future events and opportunities.

South Yorkshire activities

Sunday 13th September 2020 – Wednesday 16th September 2020
South Yorkshire Autism Virtual Fayre 2020

A selection of speakers from around the world including our very own;

National activities

An informative webinar discussing the law in relation to Education, Health and Social Care for young people aged 0-17 with SEND – 9th September 2020 and a Virtual SEND Covid-19 Webinar which took part on 16th September 2020.  Both hosted by Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Barrister Steve Broach. Based at 39 Essex Chambers in London, he has a wide-ranging public law practice with a particular focus on the law and policy affecting children and disabled people. Prior to becoming a barrister, Steve worked extensively in the voluntary sector on behalf of disabled children and adults.

Pearn Kandola Webinar Series – Creating a truly inclusive organisation