Tag: Accessibility

Education

How to improve the accessibility of STEM subjects

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions are estimated to be 75% of the future workforce. But it tends to be boys and students from more privileged backgrounds who find themselves in STEM subjects, degrees and careers. Some experts attribute this to social and cultural forces that impact not only which students become (and stay)…

10 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

Social access begins at the bus stop

Gail Le Bransky is Principal Manager, Accessible and Inclusive Transport | Efficiency and Effectiveness at Transport for NSW. She will be speaking at the inaugural Transport Accessibility and Connectivity conference in Sydney, 25-26 November in Sydney. This important event will explore the importance of effective access to public transport for all members of society. We…

6 Nov 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Bridging the disability access gap

In the lead up to the 6th Annual National Disability Summit 2015, we had the chance to speak to Dr Scott Hillier, Manager, Major Projects & Western Australia Manager of Media Access Australia on the biggest challenge in supporting individuals with a disability within a workplace. Scott is a leading authority in the area of…

3 Nov 2014, by test test