AHEAD: Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
Creating inclusive environments in education & employment for people with disabilities.


AHEAD are delighted to release their annual report for 2020 which details the organisations activities and finances during that period.

The year held many obstacles and challenges, but AHEAD have come through with a track record of which we are very proud. 

The report reflects AHEAD's investment in engaging with networks across further and higher education and across the public and private employment sectors in order to sustain and develop the organisation and achieve our mission. We hope you enjoy reading about our work.

Download the AHEAD 2020 Report


The infographics below indicate key figures from the Report;


AHEAD's year in numbers 2020 - 26 online events delivered by our education and employment team in 2020, 4668 participants across our online events in education and employment, 76942 video views on YouTube channel in 2020, 132 new videos added to AHEAD’s YouTube channel in 2020, trained through provision of 50 direct tailored training sessions to disabled students, 1640 graduates and staff in education/employment, 351 meetings with external stakeholders in education and employment engaged in by AHEAD staff,

continued - 14 AHEAD Journal articles published featuring best practice in inclusive education and employment, 276217 website page views in 2020, 156 graduate interviews organised & supported for graduates though WAM, 6 GetAHEAD workshops/webinars delivered to support students and graduates with disabilities learn and job-seekers, 78 graduate placements supported through WAM, our paid, mentored work placement programme, 582 digital badges awarded directly by AHEAD as part of our national digital badge for Universal Design in teaching and learning roll out, 169 facilitators trained to roll out future digital badge courses in their own institution/ETB

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