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Our culture encourages international exchanges and collaborations. As a Welsh institution, the University also provides a range of opportunities to learn and study in Welsh.
We aim to provide an excellent learning experience for all students regardless of cultural background, previous educational experience and attainment or individual health requirements.
Diversity brings a dual challenge for teaching staff: how to maximise the benefits such diversity brings to the learning environment and how to meet individual student needs?
Our staff are supported in this work by legislation - such as the Equality Act (2010) and the Welsh Language Act (1993) – and the knowledge and skills of our highly regarded specialised support staff. These colleagues contribute to the development of staff by offering a range of development opportunities such as bespoke sessions for teams as well as centrally organised training sessions.
This topic provides examples of how universal design principles can be applied to learning and teaching in order to support and enhance the experience of the increasingly diverse student population in Higher Education.
A case study showing how the School of Healthcare Sciences has been working to address the health and social care needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) staff, students and patients.
The way you structure and present your learning materials has a significant impact on how accessible they are to your learners, whatever medium or file format you choose. Content that is structured into appropriate sub-sections and organised
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