scoop.co.nz 11 Mar, 2021 01:30 am

Education Finalists Demonstrate Accessibility Matters Outside, Inside, And Online

Education Finalists Demonstrate Accessibility Matters Outside, Inside, And Online
  Three very different accessible education providers have been voted as finalists in the 2021 People’s Choice Accessible Business Awards . A nature-based forest school, a multicultural Catholic school, and an online global learning community, ...

A nature-based forest school, a multicultural Catholic school, and an online global learning community, are the three who topped the voting from a total of ten organisations nominated by the public.In Hatfields Beach north of Auckland, nature-based education provider The Forest School gives students the opportunity to discover, play and engage in authentic real-life learning opportunities one day a week, and attend their regular school for the other four days.The Forest School was nominated because their approach encourages students to overcome individual challenges and gain confidence.Three very different accessible education providers have been voted as finalists in the 2021 People’s Choice Accessible Business Awards.

The 2021 People’s Choice Accessible Business Awards, hosted by the Access Alliance and sponsored by the Cookie Time Charitable Trust, recognise businesses and organisations that demonstrate accessibility is good for business.The Accessible Education Provider category is the first of eight categories for the Awards, representing different ‘areas of life’ in which all New Zealanders should be able to participate.

Read full story at scoop.co.nz