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Teaching & Learning

Below you will find publications on the topic of best practice in Inclusive Teaching and Learning. Be aware that these publications are from across Europe and something that applies in one country may not necessarily apply in another, particularly with regard to legislation and funding. Publications are in various European languages but the titles and descriptions below are in English, the working language of the network. If you think a particular non English document below would be very useful to lots of our members, you can vote for it to be translated into English by mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line format: Vote, (Insert Publication Title), (Insert Publication Source). Budget allowing, the managing partnership will translate a small number of the most voted documents into English, the working language of the network.

Title: Inclusive Teaching (small handout)

Language of Text: English Or German Options

Source: University of Vienna

Description: Tips for academic staff on how to prepare lectures, get more info etc.

Click here to download "Inclusive Teaching in German or English"

Title: Good Practice Guidelines for the Providers of Supports & Services for Students with Disabilities in Higher Education

Language of Text: English

Source: AHEAD

Description: Practical solutions that work for students with disabilities in higher education. This publication covers a broad range of good practice in teaching and learning and provision of supports.

Download Good Practice Guidelines for the Providers of Supports & Services for Students with Disabilities in Higher Education (pdf, 3Mb)

Title: Disabled Student Friendly Studying

Language of Text: Slovenian

Source: DSIS

Description: Covers recommendations on inclusive information, lectures, practical work and assessment as well as e-learning for staff in higher education to make them think about their teaching and give practical advice how to improve accessibility of study for disabled students.

Download Disabled Student Friendly Studying - external website link.

Title: Equal Opportunities in Higher Education for Students with Disabilities

Language of Text: English

Source: DSIS

Description: The publication is a comparison of the situation in three countries – Germany, Poland and Slovenia with regard to disabled students in higher education focusing on physical environment, admission, teaching and learning, assistive technology, financial support, access to academic services, accommodation, food service, mobility, personal assistance, counselling, student events and rehabilitation.

Download Equal Opportunities in Higher Education for Students with Disabilities (pdf, 1.1Mb)

Title: An Inclusive Practice – University of Gothenburg

Language of Text: English

Source: University of Gothenburg

Description: This PowerPoint presentation describes a good example of inclusive practice at a university in Sweden; the University of Gothenburg. It relates to IT-accessibility and equal access to software which is of benefit to all students and staff. It relates to software that is of great value to all students but often essential or indispensable for students with reading (or text) disabilities.

Download An Inclusive Practice – University of Gothenburg  (ppt  .3Mbs)

Title: Autism and Studying in Higher Education

Language of Text: Dutch

Source: handicap + studie

Description: A guide with information for students with Autism and HEI staff like teachers and student counselors about studying with ASS in Higher Education. To receive this file in English, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Download Autism and Studying in Higher Education.

Title: Dyslexia and Studying in Higher Education

Language of Text: Dutch

Source: handicap + studie

Description: A brochure with information for HEI staff like teachers and student counselors work teaching and guiding students with dyslexia.

Download Dyslexia and Studying in Higher Education (pdf, 88kbs)

Title: Best Practice for Study Breaks as a Consequence of Psychological Disabilities

Language of Text: Dutch

Source: handicap + studie

Description: A brochure with information for study career counselors and disability officers on how to guide students in HE that take a study break as a consequence of psychological disabilities.

Download Best Practice for Study Breaks as a Consequence of Psychological Disabilities  (pdf, 250kbs)

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