Challenging stigma: A look at Dyslexia from a Dyslexic mind (or two!)
At least 10% of the UK population is dyslexic, yet many dyslexic’s still experience a lack of understanding and support for Dyslexia in the world of work. Everyone deserves to feel understood, accepted and like they belong.
In this podcast episode, we take a look at Dyslexia through the eyes of Sam, aka Sam the Dyslexic (a British Police Officer), and Andy Nickolls, a Dyslexic Blue Light employee (Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, previously NHS). Together we challenge the misconceptions that exist around Dyslexia. Listen and gain insight to help you better understand and support your Dyslexic employees, colleagues and friends.
Inclusive Learning 365 - Post-ISTE Catch-up
Jason Carroll, Chief Product Officer at Texthelp is joined again by some of the authors of Inclusive Learning 365: Chris Bugaj, Karen Janowski and Beth Poss.
It takes a village: Perspectives on EdTech with South Lanarkshire Council
Getting funds to invest in technology is really only the first hurdle for schools and local authorities. Driving adoption of these tools also presents challenges. That's because there are a lot of stakeholders and voices within education. To be able to select the right tools and drive usage there needs to be engagement with the whole school community.
In this episode, we hear from different perspectives to help local authorities and schools on their EdTech journey. Listen as South Lanarkshire Council share their story to rolling out devices and software across their 150 schools. You'll learn from education support officers, right through to parents.
Texthelp Live at Bett 2022 | Part 2
In this special Texthelp Talks series, we took the podcast on the road to capture all things Bett 2022. To wrap up an exciting three days at the show we are joined by leading Bett speakers Abid Patel and Graham Macaulay, as well as some Texthelp friends. Listen along to hear why our key takeaway from Bett this year is 'momentum'.
Inclusive Learning 365 - Roadtrip to ISTE
Jason Carroll, Chief Product Officer at Texthelp is joined (for the second time) by the authors of Inclusive Learning 365: Chris Bugaj, Karen Janowski, Mike Marotta and Beth Poss - who all come from a variety of backgrounds in education.
Accessibility by design at the Dyson Institute
To innovate and create our own future, we need to think differently. And to unlock the potential of all students, we need to create more inclusive learning experiences. In this episode of Texthelp Talks, we’re joined by Rachel Nowicki to discuss all things accessibility by design.
Rae is the Disability Support Advisor at the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology. She discusses the Institute’s approach to inclusion and how this gives their Neurodiverse students opportunities to succeed with engineering and maths from day one.