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Students receiving Disabled Students Allowance performed better than expected in higher education

A new report has found that students receiving Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) that began full-time degree courses in the 2006-07 academic year performed better than expected in higher education and later employment. The report published by the Higher Education Funding … Continue reading

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Access to Work scheme expanding to include support for traineeships

Access to Work, the government scheme providing funding towards the extra costs disabled people face in work, is being expanded to include support for traineeships.  The extra support is designed to give disabled people more help to gain the skills … Continue reading

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Improve the employment opportunities of people with disabilities and inspire workers to help the economy

An interesting issue which employment minister Jo Swinson spoke about earlier this year was the importance of improving the employment opportunities of people with disabilities and inspiring workers to help the economy. In a speech at the Lib Dem conference … Continue reading

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International Spelling Bee

Students around the globe will be taking up the challenge of World Spelling Day on 6th March 2012. Spelling is key to literacy, and literacy is important for education, employment and to understand and participate in day to day activities. … Continue reading

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Leading employers join forces to remove barriers affecting disabled people seeking employment

A group of 19 leading UK employers have joined forces to tackle the barriers that often inhibit disabled people from gaining employment. The procedure that was launched by Employers’ Forum on Disability (EFD) will mean that leading  recruitment agencies, used … Continue reading

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