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The textbook challenge: supporting literacy through technology

Literacy is arguably the most significant invention of all time, allowing us to live rich and varied lives and gain knowledge and experiences from the minds of others. >>

Sophie from Treloar College whose 'Voice It' app is an entry in the 2015 Summer of Student Innovation
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Sophie from Treloar College whose 'Voice It' app is an entry in the 2015 Summer of Student Innovation
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Alistair McNaught

It’s good to talk...

…so ran the BT advert, one of the most successful advertising slogans in corporate history. For the 10% of print impaired people in the population the sentiment applies as much to their learning resource as it does to their social lives. It’s good to have web pages that talk, documents that talk, e-books that talk and so on. >>

Jane Cain, the first voice of the Speaking Clock, recording messages for it (1935)
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Jane Cain, the first voice of the Speaking Clock, recording messages for it (1935)
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Alistair McNaught

Top tools to help your dyslexic learners

It is Dyslexia Awareness Week and this year’s theme ‘Beyond Words’ highlights the range of difficulties people with dyslexia can face when trying to access education.  >>

Allison Loftfield

Access for all

Martha Lane Fox, UK digital champion, says we all have a role to play in closing the digital and social divide. She shares her views on how universities can help widen access to digital technologies. >>

Martha Lane Fox

The 2012 Paralympics

A lasting legacy for all learners through the uptake of accessible technologies >>

Sal Cooke