Accessibility Forum 6 March 2014

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Published on February 28, 2014

Author: martincooke



Accessibility Forum 6 March 2014 at Snibston Discovery Centre

RSC East Midlands Accessibility and Inclusion Forum 6 March 2014 Martin Cooke, ILT Advisor

Events InSight RSC East Midlands Summer Conference Online 4/5 June Face to face Leicester University 10 June Albert Hall, Nottingham 11 June

Children and Families Bill AOC and Natspec document What do FE and ISPs need to do in the wake of the Children and Families Bill becoming law in Feb 2014? • • • • • Build links with LAs, and funders of high needs students Contribute to the local offer Raise awareness of the reforms amongst colleagues Consider workforce development Consider new funding and study programme for supported internships, traineeships/apprenticeships, in partnership with employers • Develop transition partnerships with LA/schools

Children and families Bill 2014 Code of Practice LLDD post-16 • • • • • • • EHC plans and collaboration between services Big focus on transition and right of students to be heard Greater choice for parents and young ppl Positive outcomes: employment, HE, etc Preparation for adulthood Extends to 19-25 yr olds Students and Teachers can request an assessment respond online

Badge for delegates

Chesterfield College Runners-up for the AoC Beacon Award Microlink and AoC Charitable Trust Inclusive Learning Award for students with learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities

Chesterfield College case study DoE for learners with learning difficulties

Programme (flexible to take account of input, collaboration and networking) 09.30 10.00 Registration & Coffee Welcome and Introduction Martin Cooke 10.05 TechDis update (if technology allows) Lisa Featherstone 10.30 Leicestershire Adult Learning iPad trial for learners with PMLD Gavin Seaton and colleagues, Leics Adult Education 11.10 11.25 Break ERA and copyright Kathleen Roberts, ERA 11.50 Dyslexia apps Dee Caunt 12.10 Jisc RSC update Martin Cooke AOB Lunch 12.30 12.45

Communications tech to support Transition Isolation can have detrimental impact on transition process from ISP to independence. Using Skype and other such technologies to link students with others. Using readily available technology to develop and maintain communication will support the transition process allowing students to integrate back into their own community or to a new community away from their home environment more easily.

Tools to help learners with Dyslexia

Involve Me How would you help facilitate Learner Padlet Voice and self-advocacy for LLDD ?

Involve Me The eight key messages for Learner Voice and self-advocacy for LLDD • Know the person really well • Take lots of time • Don’t make assumptions • Be responsive to the person • Be creative and try out new ideas. • Learn from what the person ‘tells’ you • Act on what you learn • Help the person recall and share things about their life

Disability Confident campaign July 2013, ‘Disability Confident’, a new 2 yr campaign encouraging businesses to employ more disabled workers, and to take on more apprentices, trainees and interns with disabilities or learning difficulties. Guidance on employing disabled people

open badges: case studies Open Badge Adventure at Borders College Mozilla Open Badges ecosystem offers an opportunity to increase student engagement, retention and employability. Chesterfield College Inclusive Learning, Advocacy, Enrichment and Work Experience in Foundation Studies In Brief: Open Badges Resources from the latest webinar

open badges Do you want to make links with employability skills? Badges related to real world skills will be worth having in your eportfolio. non-traditional skills eg Mozilla’s web literacy standards: not formal education but important skills in today’s online world. No academic qualifications but online learning skills or community involvement recognised. Wicked competences and soft skills teamworking, empathy, honesty, integrity, participation, collaboration etc esafety Digital footprint

open badges in Moodle 2.5 Moodle 2.5 includes Open Badges Part 1 - Part 2 – Setting up the Quiz and Looking at Badges Part 3 – Making the Badge Part 4 – Setting up the Backpack Part 5 – Getting my Badge Part 6 – Getting my Badge pt 2 Moodle is the first widely-used platform to support badges. Teachers can now design and award their own badges for any users on their sites, using their own criteria. These badges are compatible with the Open Badges standard from Mozilla, and can be used outside Moodle as well. For more on open badges:

Digital Me esafety badges Open Badges For anyone over 13 use on social networks and CV sites using Mozilla Open Badge technology Find out about Open Badges on Makewaves To take part in the Safe programme and start awarding Safe badges to your students, sign up at

Open Badge Designer

Badge Canvas

When logged on as a teacher or admin in Moodle you will be able to use badges in the Admin block

technology: print impairments

technology eportfolios tablets Tesco Hudl £119 free open source tools Xmind Balabolka

tablet accessibility Fil McIntyre’s presentation on tablet accessibility

xerte accessibility SD on acc content xerte 2.1 download Xerte 2.1 is available from the download page. Do you need it? If you are still on 1.9 then most certainly as xerte is now html5 and playable on mobile devices. New look and some additional features: • accessibility button for changing colours • ARIA landmarks (for the blind using screenreaders) • SCORM improvements to track how long spent on each page

xerte on accessibility

xerte for esafety Huntingdonshire Regional College: interactive info skills and esafety

JISC RSC esafety offer

BYOD and Flipped Learning Resources from Insight events create iMovie Animoto evaluate Skype Flipboard analyze diigo apply Show me understand Idea sketch remember iBook Posterous ExplainEverything Socrative More on digital Bloom at

Sector priorities: some thoughts from EM LPs Study programmes: changes to funding mean less money per L; less time per qualification. Also reduced funding for tutorial programmes. LPs will increasingly turn to technology to support independent learning BYOD: ensuring infrastructure can cope; need good connectivity to support independent L (WBL) 24+ loans; money given to employer, rather than provider, so spotlight on value MIS, better use of data – complicated systems need simplifying Growth in apprenticeship funding – employability Use of VLEs/cloud technology LP priorities BYOD: moving away from investing in kit - actively encouraging users to bring devices equitable access by improving external connectivity; develop user friendly interface. Technology for independent learning How to balance core offer with bespoke training Expanding e-Learning team to support College strategy to move towards more online delivery

Jisc RSC East Midlands • email: • RSC Moodle Accessibility Forum 36

BoB National Access over 1 million TV and radio programmes using the Box of Broadcasts BoB (short for Box of Broadcasts) - a shared off-air TV and radio recording service has over 150,000 users in 56 subscribing providers. View, record, create clips and share any broadcast programme from over 60 TV and radio channels, under the terms of the ERA licensing scheme ( recorded programmes are kept indefinitely and shared between all users.

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