As part of our work we respond to consultations, calls for evidence and any announcements.

Read what we have to say about Further Education, Higher Education and Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA). 

Further Education

Education Select Committee’s School and College Funding Inquiry

Read our and RNIBs response to the Education Select Committees inquiry into funding for schools and colleges

Higher Education

Education Commission inquiry into access to Higher Education

Read TPT’s, VICTAR and RNIB’s response to a call for evidence concerning the experiences of disabled students accessing Higher Education. We draw from the experiences of eight students with vision impairment.

Education and Employment

Assistive Technology & Employment Commission Call for Evidence

Read our consultation response to the All-Party Parliamentary Groups call for evidence. 

Disabled Students’ Allowance 

Student Loans Company, Disabled Students’ Allowance Assistive Technology Equipment and Training

Read our position statement in response to an announcement from the Department for Education regarding sweeping changes to DSA.

Review of Disabled Students’ Allowance in relation to students with vision impairment

Read our response for the Department for Education’s call for views on the Student Loan Company’s plan to retender for providers of assistive technology equipment and training.

Policy Position on Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA): A single allowance

Read our policy position on a single DSA allowance, in line with post graduate studies. DSA will be capped at £25,000 for both under and post graduate students.