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Video: Teaching accessibility: 10 messages from research @ Inclusive Design 24, 10 October 2019

Captioned video is now available from Sarah Lewthwaite’s talk ‘Teaching accessibility: 10 messages from research’ at Inclusive Design 24 on 10th October 2019. This talk introduces evidence-based principles from educational research that can be applied in the teaching and learning of accessibility. Abstract: Teaching accessibility: 10 messages from research This is a talk for everyone…

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Video: Learning and teaching accessibility @ London Accessibility Meetup, 23 September 2019

Captioned video is now available from Dr Sarah Lewthwaite’s talk ‘Learning and Teaching Accessibility’ at the 29th London Accessibility Meetup, on the 23rd of September, 2019. This presentation was made alongside Dr Abi James (AbilityNet) earlier talk ‘Digital Accessibility Regulatory Landscape – are you ready?’, on the day new regulations came into force in the…

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Inclusive Design 24 – 10 October 2019

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free 24-hour online event for the global community. It celebrates inclusive design and shares knowledge and ideas from analogue to digital, from design to development, from planners to practitioners and everything and everyone inbetween. Sarah Lewthwaite will be presenting ‘Teaching accessibility: 10 messages from research’ as one of 24…

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The Accessible Curriculum: Institute of Coding – 30 Sept 2019

Dr Sarah Lewthwaite will be presenting at a forthcoming Institute of Coding Forum focused on Accessible Curriculum on Monday 30th September. Event Summary The new Public sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations 2018 on Websites and Mobile Applications comes into force this month, meaning all publicly funded digital platforms require a statement of accessibility. Is education ready…

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New Research Fellow to join Teaching Accessibility project

We’re delighted to announce that Angharad Butler-Rees will be joining the project full-time in November 2019. Following a competitive recruitment process, Angharad was appointed in August. Angharad is a social scientist currently in the final stages of her PhD in Geography at the University of Southampton (2016-2019). Her doctoral research explores the lives of individuals…

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London Accessibility Meetup – 23 Sept 2019

Monday 23rd September is a milestone date for UK digital accessibility as the first stage of the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Apps) Accessibility Regulations 2018 comes into force. On this date, Sarah Lewthwaite and Abi James will be talking at the 29th London Accessibility Meetup, 18:00-21:00, Sainsbury’s London, to coincide with this. To…

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Research Fellow vacancy, applications deadline – 10 July 2019

Research Fellow Centre for Research in Inclusion, Location:  Highfield Campus, Salary:   £32,236,Full-time or part-time, fixed term (until 30/04/2023),Closing Date:  Wednesday 10 July 2019, Interview Date:   Monday 29 July 2019, Reference:  1148719CJ. https://jobs.soton.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=1148719CJ We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic researcher with previous experience of qualitative research to contribute to work on a prestigious UKRI-funded…

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Apply to join our team as a Research Fellow

Research Fellow Centre for Research in Inclusion Location:  Highfield CampusSalary:   £32,236 Full Time Fixed Term (until 30/04/2023)Closing Date:  Wednesday 10 July 2019Interview Date:   Monday 29 July 2019 Reference:  1148719CJ For full details and information about how to apply, please visit Southampton University’s recruitment page. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic researcher with previous experience of qualitative…

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Ed-ICT International Network Symposium, Milton Keynes, UK – 11-12 June 2019

Sarah Lewthwaite will be a panellist and presenter at the forthcoming Ed-IT International Network Symposium in Milton Keynes on the 12th June. The Network focuses on Disabled students, ICT, post-compulsory education & employment. Sarah will be speaking about the pedagogy of accessibility education, amongst key names in the field, including David Sloan (The Paciello Group),…

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Teaching Accessibility project is launched

Expert in digital accessibility receives prestigious Future Leaders Fellowship Dr Sarah Lewthwaite from the University of Southampton has been awarded one of the first UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships for her innovative work in the field of teaching digital accessibility.  Dr Lewthwaite, a Research Fellow within Southampton Education School and based within the…

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Captioned video is now available from Sarah Lewthwaite’s talk ‘Teaching accessibility: 10 messages from research’ at Inclusive Design 24 on 10th October 2019. This talk introduces evidence-based principles from educational research that can be applied in the teaching and learning of accessibility. Abstract: Teaching accessibility: 10 messages from research This is a talk for everyone…

Read More Video: Teaching accessibility: 10 messages from research @ Inclusive Design 24, 10 October 2019

Captioned video is now available from Dr Sarah Lewthwaite’s talk ‘Learning and Teaching Accessibility’ at the 29th London Accessibility Meetup, on the 23rd of September, 2019. This presentation was made alongside Dr Abi James (AbilityNet) earlier talk ‘Digital Accessibility Regulatory Landscape – are you ready?’, on the day new regulations came into force in the…

Read More Video: Learning and teaching accessibility @ London Accessibility Meetup, 23 September 2019

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free 24-hour online event for the global community. It celebrates inclusive design and shares knowledge and ideas from analogue to digital, from design to development, from planners to practitioners and everything and everyone inbetween. Sarah Lewthwaite will be presenting ‘Teaching accessibility: 10 messages from research’ as one of 24…

Read More Inclusive Design 24 – 10 October 2019

Dr Sarah Lewthwaite will be presenting at a forthcoming Institute of Coding Forum focused on Accessible Curriculum on Monday 30th September. Event Summary The new Public sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations 2018 on Websites and Mobile Applications comes into force this month, meaning all publicly funded digital platforms require a statement of accessibility. Is education ready…

Read More The Accessible Curriculum: Institute of Coding – 30 Sept 2019

We’re delighted to announce that Angharad Butler-Rees will be joining the project full-time in November 2019. Following a competitive recruitment process, Angharad was appointed in August. Angharad is a social scientist currently in the final stages of her PhD in Geography at the University of Southampton (2016-2019). Her doctoral research explores the lives of individuals…

Read More New Research Fellow to join Teaching Accessibility project

Monday 23rd September is a milestone date for UK digital accessibility as the first stage of the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Apps) Accessibility Regulations 2018 comes into force. On this date, Sarah Lewthwaite and Abi James will be talking at the 29th London Accessibility Meetup, 18:00-21:00, Sainsbury’s London, to coincide with this. To…

Read More London Accessibility Meetup – 23 Sept 2019

Research Fellow Centre for Research in Inclusion, Location:  Highfield Campus, Salary:   £32,236,Full-time or part-time, fixed term (until 30/04/2023),Closing Date:  Wednesday 10 July 2019, Interview Date:   Monday 29 July 2019, Reference:  1148719CJ. https://jobs.soton.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=1148719CJ We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic researcher with previous experience of qualitative research to contribute to work on a prestigious UKRI-funded…

Read More Research Fellow vacancy, applications deadline – 10 July 2019

Research Fellow Centre for Research in Inclusion Location:  Highfield CampusSalary:   £32,236 Full Time Fixed Term (until 30/04/2023)Closing Date:  Wednesday 10 July 2019Interview Date:   Monday 29 July 2019 Reference:  1148719CJ For full details and information about how to apply, please visit Southampton University’s recruitment page. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic researcher with previous experience of qualitative…

Read More Apply to join our team as a Research Fellow

Sarah Lewthwaite will be a panellist and presenter at the forthcoming Ed-IT International Network Symposium in Milton Keynes on the 12th June. The Network focuses on Disabled students, ICT, post-compulsory education & employment. Sarah will be speaking about the pedagogy of accessibility education, amongst key names in the field, including David Sloan (The Paciello Group),…

Read More Ed-ICT International Network Symposium, Milton Keynes, UK – 11-12 June 2019

Expert in digital accessibility receives prestigious Future Leaders Fellowship Dr Sarah Lewthwaite from the University of Southampton has been awarded one of the first UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships for her innovative work in the field of teaching digital accessibility.  Dr Lewthwaite, a Research Fellow within Southampton Education School and based within the…

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