Centre for Learning and Teaching

Links to Support for Inclusive Learning & Teaching at the University of Bath

  • The Academic Skills Centre provides skills development opportunities for all students and is keen to promote the ‘normalisation’ of skills development such that is not seen as a remedial activity for less-able students but something that is of benefit to everyone;
  • Academic Staff Development has a range of practical guidance on inclusive educational design and can offer bespoke advice and support to individuals or groups seeking to enhance their teaching and/or unit/programme design;
  • The e-Learning team can provide advice and guidance on effective use of technologies to support accessible learning and teaching, including the use of Moodle;
  • The Library offers information on its website for disabled users and its 24/7 opening hours policy and extensive on-line catalogue is invaluable to students with varying needs;
  • The Maths & Statistics Helpdesk (MASH) provides support to all students and also offers specific advice and guidance to students with disabilities, particularly those who are print-disabled or on the autistic spectrum;
  • The Researcher Development Unit provides workshops and discussion sessions for doctoral supervisors and students in relation to skills development and to raise awareness of mental health & well-being issues;
  • Advice on support for students with disabilities can be obtained from Student Services and Computing Services;
  • The Students’ Union offers a range of skills development opportunities and its Diversity & Support Executive provides an inclusion guide. The SU is also very active in promoting and supporting Peer Mentoring and Peer-Assisted-Learning for which schemes currently operate in 12 academic Departments;
  • Widening Participation Office: provides pre-induction support to students entering University via an access route, including specific support for mature students and those with disabilities.

A Sample of External Resources