All Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology: Inclusive Home Learning Symposium

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


On 24 November, Policy Connect and the APPG for Assistive Technology held a symposium on the role of assistive and inclusive technologies for home learning. The event was chaired by APPGAT co-Chair Lord Shinkwin and the keynote address was delivered by Minister for Children and Families Vicky Ford MP (pictured). In her speech, the Minister highlighted the incredible hard work of teachers, families, and everyone in the inclusive technology community during the Covid pandemic. She announced the publication of the DfE’s rapid assessment review on assistive technology in education and emphasised her department’s commitment to continuing work on digital accessibility and inclusive educational technologies.
Period24 Nov 2020
Event typeSeminar
LocationUnited KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Assistive Technology
  • All Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology