Consultants / Advice

We work with and recommend different organisations that further assist Specialist Schools and Colleges outside of our own company that can offer direct advice, help and consultancy on the Specialist sector, as well as working with Databridge.

Please feel free to contact any of the below directly or contact us to discuss what they can offer.

Richard Pyka - Business Solutions 15

Part of the original group helping in setting up various parts of Databridge such as the ILR module, Richard has several years of experience and offers the following services: ILR Management, data specification, data validation and returns, rule violations and reports, funding and appeals, holistic support on using database systems and government reports.

You can contact Richard by email at

Karten Network

The Karten Network is a network of IT centres for disabled people. The centres are funded through the Ian Karten Charitable Trust, with the purpose of improving the quality of life and independence of adult people with congenital or acquired physical, cognitive, sensory, learning disabilities or mental health problems. The Karten Centres provide a supportive learning environment together with access to the latest in adaptive computer technology, and are located in a wide range of host organisations.

Please check out the Karten Network website at


Natspec is the membership association for organisations which offer specialist further education and training for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. They offer training, forums and other services to the specialist sector.

Please check out the Natspec website at


TechAbility is an Assistive Technology support service. They aim to improve outcomes for learners with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities in mainstream and specialist further education with the use of funded assistive technology.

Please check out the TechAbility website at