Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

About the development of this policy

An overview of how this policy was developed and links to related documents.

The Accessible and Inclusive Learning policy puts equality and diversity at the heart of learning and teaching at the University of Edinburgh, providing the guiding principles in our pursuit of academic excellence.

We aim to provide equal opportunities to ensure that every member of our academic community can develop to their full potential.

Read the full accessible and inclusive learning policy:

How was this policy developed?

The policy was first presented to Senate Learning and Teaching on the 21st November 2012, where, following a lively discussion, the authors were asked to address a number of issues.

For more information please see:

Learning & Teaching Committee Agenda and Papers: November 2012 (PDF)

These issues was taken on board and considered, all of them were addressed and the policy was subsequently approved by Senate Learning and Teaching Committee on the 30th January 2013.

For more information please see:

Learning & Teaching Committee Agenda and Papers: January 2013 (PDF)

Following this it was then ratified by the Academic Senate on the 6th February 2013.