Kellie Mote

Subject specialist (accessibility and policy)


I lead on strategic projects covering digital accessibility, assistive technology, and inclusive practice in UK further and higher education.

At Jisc, we offer a range of support tailored to the needs of the sector, including multiplatform communities of practice; in-house strategy building workshops; regular drop-in clinics; and bespoke assistive technology training. We also provide organisations with 1:1 expert advice.

I have represented Jisc at the all-party parliamentary group for assistive technology, the higher education commission, and the disabled students commitment partner group. I am co-chair of Accessible Digital Futures, a collaborative project looking at unlocking the potential for accessible digital and AI technologies in higher education.


I have worked in a number of diverse educational contexts, all with a common theme of using technology to empower learners with disabilities or diverse requirements to realise their potential.

With an MSc in children and young people's mental health and psychological practice, my research includes: Technology acceptance and trust: Overlooked considerations in young people's use of digital mental health interventions published in Health Policy and Technology (2022).