The use of split metrics in the TEF could incentivise universities to do more to support disabled students’ attainment and employment prospects, and perhaps make up some of the way for recent cuts to DSA, argues Robert McLaren.
Robert McLaren is the Assistive Technology Officer for the Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education. He is a member of the Campaigns Team of Diversity and Ability, a social enterprise that supports disabled students in higher education. Robert also works on policy as a member of the British Computer Society’s Digital Accessibility Specialist Group. He writes here in a personal capacity.