HE/Public Sector Update: How to promote digital accessibility at your institution, with University of Derby

Date of webinar: 
13 Apr 2021 - 13:00

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This free webinar will take place on Tuesday 13 April 2021, 1pm BST. 

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In this webinar, find out from Claire Gardener, Senior Learning Technologist and lead contact for Digital Accessibility at University of Derby, about her university’s accessibility programme.

 

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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.)

Learn how Claire has been working with senior leaders at the university to promote accessibility and place it high on the university’s agenda. Claire will also share her experiences as a participant in AbilityNet’s Accessibility Maturity Evaluation pilot badging project and explain how the university worked with AbilityNet to create an elearning module for all staff to ensure the requirements were understood, with practical advice provided to all the team.

Claire is co-chair of the Blackboard A11Y user group.

Also covered in the webinar:

  • An update on the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations (PSBAR) upcoming June 22 deadline
  • AbilityNet consultant Alice Taylor will provide an outline of mobile applications
  • Your questions about digital accessibility in the public sector in a Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

 

Register for the webinar

 

(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.)

Who will benefit from this free webinar?

This webinar is for anyone working in the public sector, particularly those in a higher or further education setting, and those working on creating online content.

The webinar will last for one hour and include a question and answer session. 

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