Taking positive steps towards accessible classrooms

A teacher helping a student with accommodations code on his student device.

We saw hugely increased interest in accessibility at Bett 2023. Representatives of five countries came together to share their experiences at the SMART Accessibility Round Table. They discussed how technology could better support inclusive learning environments for all.

The countries represented were Canada, Austria, Finland, Scotland, and England, and some differences quickly came to light. Some had immersive technology as part and parcel of a package for children with additional needs, while others were struggling to get laptops for their students.

In this article on the Teaching Times, Sal McKeown shares findings and reactions from the SMART Accessibility Round Table, as well as possible solutions schools and districts can take when selecting accessible tech solutions. Read the full story on Teaching Times.