Educational institutions have responsibility for maximising the learning outcomes and wellbeing of all learners through providing access to a high-quality education that is free from discrimination. All learners are entitled to quality education experiences, where they:
- feel included in an environment of high expectation
- are are both able and enabled to learn.
Nowadays, educators are able to easily achieve their responsibility because:
- research based strategies in such areas as learner variability, growth mind sets and personalised learning.
- tech companies such as Apple design and build in a variety of award-winning assistive technologies as standard.
- app developers such as RedJumper have made it easier and quicker for users to create accessible content.
- mainstream technologies such as iBeacons are being integrated io make environments more inclusive.
Accessible apps & resources
- Web2Access: Resource for selecting accessible ‘Web 2.0’ interactive and collaborate e-learning tools.
- Selecting apps is personal!: Not only a process for selecting apps but a cornucopia of expert collections and crowd sourced ideas.
- Accessible Digital Office Document (ADOD) Project: This site can help you create accessible office documents and choose accessible office applications for your organization. The guidance is based primarily on WCAG 2.0 and ATAG 1.0.
Wayfinding / iBeacons