Publication - Advice and guidance

Planning improvements for disabled pupils' access to education: guidance for education authorities, independent and grant-aided schools

Published: 31 Oct 2014
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Public sector
ISBN:
9781784128937

Guidance to support responsible bodies in the development and maintenance of accessibility strategies.

Planning improvements for disabled pupils' access to education: guidance for education authorities, independent and grant-aided schools
Footnotes

Footnotes

1. Equality Act 2010 (Part 2, Chapter 1, section 6(1))

2. http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2010/ukpga_20100015_en_1

3. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/notes/contents?type=en

4. The requirement for mental illness to be 'clinically well-recognised' was removed from the Disability Discrimination Act 2005, section 18(2) which has been superseded by the Equality Act 2010

5. Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 1, Part 1, paragraph 2)

6. This guidance does not cover section 4 of the 2002 Act which refers to the keeping, transferring and disclosure of educational records. Section 4 does not cover matters relating to accessibility strategies.

7. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2002/09/15494/11272

8. References to the particular parts of the Act explained by the text are inserted into the margin of the guidance. So s1(1) means section 1 , subsection(1) of the Act.

9. Education (Disability Strategies) (Scotland) Regulations 2002/391 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2002/391/pdfs/ssi_20020391_en.pdf

10. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2003/12/18665/30689

11. Regulation 3 of the Education (Disability Strategies) (Scotland) Regulations 2002/391 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2002/391/pdfs/ssi_20020391_en.pdf

12. Equality Act (2010) Part 11 including Schedules 18 and 19.

13. Curriculum for Excellence - Experiences and Outcomes - http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/thecurriculum/howisthecurriculumorganised/experiencesandoutcomes/index.asp

14. http://www.ictsls.org.uk/Home/

15. http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/

16. CALL Scotland at Edinburgh University is funded by the Scottish Government. It has specialist expertise in communicative and assistive technology and provides training for teachers and a range of other professionals : http://www.callscotland.org.uk/Home/

17. http://www.booksforall.org.uk/Home/

18. http://www.cla.co.uk/

19. http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/14976.html

20. http://www.adapteddigitalexams.org.uk/Home/

21. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/09/22154600

22. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/09/19123626/0

23. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/167966/0046205.pdf

24. http://www.education.gov.uk/a0058201/children-with-special-educational-needs-sen-and-disabilities

25. http://www.scis.org.uk/assets/Uploads/PoliciesGuidesTemplates/Accessibility-Handbook-Second-Edition-June-2006.pdf

26. http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/resources/o/outdoorlearningpracticalguidanceideasandsupportforteachersandpractitionersinscotland.asp?strReferringChannel=learningteachingandassessment&strReferringPageID=tcm:4-581689-64&class=l2+d135079

27. http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/sites/default/files/documents/Scotland/Equality_Act_in_Scotland/reasonable_aadjustments_for_disabled_ppupils_guidance_scotland_web.doc

28. http://www.callscotland.org.uk/Resources/Books/Accessible-Text/

29. http://www.w3.org/WAI/

30. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2003/12/18665/30689

31. http://www.scis.org.uk/assets/files/Accessibility%20Handbook%20-%20Second%20Edition%20June%202006.pdf

32. http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/dundeecity/uploaded_publications/publication_330.pdf

33. http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/HowgoodisourschoolJtEpart3_tcm4-684258.pdf

34. https://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/TheChildattheCentreSelfevaluationintheEarlyYears_tcm4-684267.pdf

35. http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/dundeecity/uploaded_publications/publication_330.pdf

36. http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/usingglowandict/glow/whatis/storysofar/index.asp

37. Outcome based approach: working guidance for Scottish public bodies (2009) http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/OucomesBasedApproach/OBA-Guidance

38. http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/dundeecity/uploaded_publications/publication_330.pdf

39. http://www.scis.org.uk/assets/Uploads/PoliciesGuidesTemplates/Accessibility-Handbook-Second-Edition-June-2006.pdf

40. The legislation also covers self-governing schools but there are no such schools in Scotland.

41. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2003/12/18665/30689

42. In this chapter the term 'schools' refers to independent and grant-aided schools only.

43. http://www.scis.org.uk/assets/files/Accessibility%20Handbook%20-%20Second%20Edition%20June%202006.pd f

44. http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/HowgoodisourschoolJtEpart3_tcm4-684258.pdf

45. https://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/TheChildattheCentreSelfevaluationintheEarlyYears_tcm4-684267.pdf

46. Outcome based approach: working guidance for Scottish public bodies (2009) http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/OucomesBasedApproach/OBA-Guidance

47. Or other Screen Reading software, e.g. HAL

48. i.e. so that symbols are accessible from the program, and staff can create, save and open user settings and grids

49. Section 2(1) of the Standards in Scotland's Schools etc. Act 2000

50. Section 15 of the Standards in Scotland's Schools etc. Act 2000

51. The ASL Act was amended by the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2009.

52. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/04/04090720/0

53. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright

54. http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/legal-and-policy/legislation/equality-act-2010/equality-act-codes-practice-and-technical-guidance#techPSED

55. http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/EqualityAct/PSED/technical_guidance_schools_scotland_final_5_.docx

56. Example from What equality law means for you as an education provider - schools ( EHRC)

57. Equality Act, section 85

58. http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/legal-and-policy/legislation/equality-act-2010/equality-act-codes-practice-and-technical-guidance#techPSED

59. Equality Act Schedule 13, para 2(2)

60. Equality Act section 149

61. The full list of public bodies covered is provided in Schedule 19, Part 3, of the Equality Act 2010.


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