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Accessibility and Digital Inclusivity Within Microsoft tools 

Virtual Event

11th February 2021 @ 3:30 pm 4:30 pm GMT


11th February
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm GMT
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Tablet Academy
01952 567450


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About the Series:

Microsoft is teaming up with education training specialist Tablet Academy to deliver a series of events aimed at supporting school leaders and classroom educators to further embed and benefit from the features provided by Microsoft tools. The focus of these events is to help institutions looking to develop both their in-class delivery and remote programmes.

Event Summary:

Discover the accessibility features built into Microsoft tools that support EAL and students who need additional support with their learning.

Type of Event: Webinar

A 1-hour Teams Live event with an unlimited number of participants. These events will include presentations and, where appropriate, live demonstrations, followed by 15-20 minutes of Q&A.

Session Overview:

In this session, you will be taken through a range of accessibility options when approaching teaching and learning with Office 365 and Microsoft tools.  We will cover: 

  • The Immersive Reader and how this can be used to support a range of learning needs. 
  • Authoring accessible content in PowerPoint (and other Microsoft tools.) 
  • Using PowerPoint Live, Rehearse with Coach and other online PowerPoint features. 
  • Using the dictate feature in Word and other Microsoft tools. 
  • Using auto-captioning in Microsoft Stream and Microsoft Teams. 

This session is aimed at educators who would like to know about some of the accessibility features within Office 365 and the ways in which they can promote digital inclusivity with their classes. It is intended for educators who have already started their journey using Office 365.

How to join?

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For any further questions, please contact us via e-mail: [email protected]

About your Trainer:

Omar Saleh 

Omar is a former Mathematics teacher and Innovative Technology lead for Teaching and Learning, with 13 years of teaching experience and over 15 years working in the Education Sector. 

With a passion for practical and innovative uses of technology to improve workflows and create a positive and constructive environment for Teaching and Learning, Omar provides consultancy for schools and hands-on training for teaching and non-teaching staff. 

Omar has a wealth of experience with Microsoft products; he is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, MIE Expert, MIE Master Trainer and Microsoft Certified Educator.