Promoting an accessibility agenda within a university

Join us in our free webinar on Tuesday 13th April to learn how University of Derby works with senior leaders to promote accessibility and place it high on their institution's agenda.

Claire Gardener from University of Derby will discuss her accessibility programme at the Higher Education provider. Claire is Senior Learning Technologist, and lead contact for Digital Accessibility at University of Derby, and is also co-chair of the Blackboard A11y User Group which provides accessibility advice for those within the education sector. 

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As well as sharing insights into her university's accessibility programme, Claire will also share her experience as a participant in AbilityNet's Accessibility Maturity Evaluation pilot badging project, which is a service that enables you to judge the maturity of your organisation's digital accessibility.

In the session, the University of Derby will discuss how it worked with AbilityNet to create an elearning module for its staff to ensure all the requirements for accessibility were understood and met, with practical advice and resources provided to all the team. 

During the session we will also update on the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations (PSBAR) upcoming deadline on 22nd June.

    This webinar will take place on Tuesday 13 April 2021, 1pm BST, and will last for 60 minutes.

    You will be able to pose questions to the panel during the session.


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    If you find that you can’t attend, please don’t worry. All of our webinars are recorded and you can find them on our website.

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