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Competence standards and reasonable adjustments - UK

ECU has produced guidance to support HEIs meet these institutional and legal responsibilities, and promote disability equality. The guidance provides information and examples on: understanding key concepts in disability legislation; the legal definition of competence standards and its relation to disability legislation; identifying and developing non-discriminatory competence standards; professional bodies and competence standards; considering reasonable adjustments in the assessment of competence standards; meeting competence standards on work placements and fieldwork; informing students of competence standards and their assessment.

Detailed subject-based case studies have been produced for the: geography, earth and environmental sciences (GEES); modern languages; nursing; teaching; and, early years provision.