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Inclusive Higher Education: Who Benefits?

University of Kent: Keynes Seminar Room 16, Keynes College
4 March 2008 14:00-16:00

Announcing the next seminar in the Disability Equality Partnership (DEP) funded research seminar series, on the theme of Inclusive Policy and Practice. 
Details of the full series are now available on the Academy website including details of how to book.  Places at the seminars are free but limited - book early to avoid disappointment.
Inclusive Higher Education: Who Benefits?

  • Tony Booth, Professor of Inclusive and International Education, Department of Education Research, Canterbury Christ Church University;
  •  Dr. Rachel Forrester-Jones, Senior Lecturer in Community Care and Master of Rutherford College, University of Kent;
  • Claire Fox, Director of the Institute of Ideas, Contributor to Radio 4's Moral Maze

 This seminar will address questions such as: 

  • How inclusive are universities of their local community?
  • Does the inclusive university really benefit all students?
  • Are mature and disabled students best served by inclusive approaches to teaching?
  • Does ‘adjusting methods of learning, teaching and assessment’ necessarily mean compromising standards? 

There are 30 free places available for this seminar, and these will be allocated on a strictly first-come-first served basis.  You should await confirmation of a place before attending.
To reserve your place, please email  by 12.00 noon on Tuesday 26th February. Please indicate if you have any accessibility or dietary requirements at the time of booking.   

A podcast of the debate will be available for people to download shortly after the seminar.

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