BESA, the British Educational Suppliers Association, is the trade association covering the entirety of the UK educational suppliers sector. It operates on a not-for-profit basis, and is accountable to an Executive Council that is elected by member companies.
It has an 80-year heritage serving the UK education sector, and represents over 300 educational suppliers in the UK, including manufacturers and distributors of equipment, materials, books, consumables, furniture, technology, ICT hardware and EdTech to the education market.
The British Assistive Technology Association (BATA) is the leading association campaigning for the interests of assistive technology users and of those who support them. Our aims are to:
- Campaign for the rights and interests of those needing assistive technology
- Provide expert and impartial support and advice to government departments and agencies
- Educate and inform on the benefits of assistive technology
- Promote British Assistive Technology products and expertise at home and overseas
- Develop the professionalism of those working with assistive technology
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nasen (National Association of Special Educational Needs) is a charity organisation who have been operating for 25 years. We support thousands of education professionals, by providing relevant knowledge, training and resources required to enable staff to meet all pupils’ needs and go on to ensure those children and young people reach their full potential. Working with those professionals, nasen aims to ensure that practice for special and additional needs is effective and current.
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