Episode 025: Ideas in Academic Practice 7 – Supportive Practice Toolkit

Hello and welcome to episode 25 of the Learning & Teaching @ Newcastle University podcast. 

Transcript available

In this episode Emma McCulloch (Academic Practice Team Manager in LTDS) and Kevin Johnson (Disability Practitioner in Student Health and Wellbeing services) discuss the research Kevin has undertaken to develop a supportive practice toolkit to help teaching colleagues best support students with specific learning needs.  

The discussion covers quick teaching wins to best prepare and deliver material that is truly inclusive to all learners.  

Thank you to our guests Emma and Kevin. We hope you enjoy this episode.  

If you would like to get in touch or have an idea you would like to share. Please email ltds@ncl.ac.uk and use the title ‘Learning & Teaching @ Newcastle University Podcast idea’. 

Links from the episode 

Student Wellbeing: Disability Support – https://www.ncl.ac.uk/wellbeing/supportservices/disabilitysupport/#overview 

Student Wellbeing – https://www.ncl.ac.uk/wellbeing/ 

Student Services – https://www.ncl.ac.uk/students/ 

Toolkit link: Supportive Practice Tool – Learning and Teaching @ Newcastle – Newcastle University (ncl.ac.uk) 

Newcastle University Student Union Welfare pages – https://www.nusu.co.uk/support/welfare/ 

Newcastle University Student Union Disability and Accessibility pages – https://www.nusu.co.uk/support/welfare/disability/ 

Supporting Students with specific learning needs Canvas Course 


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