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Created on Thursday, 29 August 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

Are you looking for Professional Learning opportunity to learn more about how to use technology to support communication? We have 2 online learning opportunities coming up, both focussing on Alternative Augmentative Communication apps on the iPad.  These courses will be delivered by CALL Scotla...

Created on Wednesday, 21 August 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

A recent article in the Scotsman newspaper told the story of 16 year old Callum Glasgow, a dyslexic pupil at Royal High, achieving five grade As in his Higher exams. How did he manage to do all his school work, revision and interim assessments while experiencing reading and writing difficulties? Pau...

Created on Thursday, 18 April 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

As a Scottish Government funded organisation with a remit to provide expert advice, information, support and Professional Learning to all teachers across Scotland, we want to come directly to you to ask two questions: What technology training you would like us to provide for you? How would you like...

Created on Monday, 08 April 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

Three senior students, James, Charlie and Daryll, from Saltersgate School in Midlothian have just completed three days of Work Experience with us here at CALL Scotland. We were delighted to be able to offer them this opportunity to be part of our team, to undertake some work tasks and to produce som...

Created on Tuesday, 05 March 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

We are now taking bookings for our FREE ASL and Technology conferences to be held in June. These conferences are growing in popularity each year and we expect an excellent turnout at our two spacious venues. Moray House, Edinburgh – 12 June 2019 Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow – 13 June 20...

Created on Thursday, 10 January 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

In response to requests from teachers keen to sign up for our training but unable to free up a whole day out of school, we have changed three of our full day courses in the 2019 Professional Learning calendar to half day courses. Date: 28 Feb Teaching Autistic Learners Using Assistive Technology ...

Created on Wednesday, 09 January 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

CALL Scotland webinars are convenient live presentations delivered to your computer or tablet over the web. They start at 4pm and last for 20 minutes. You can watch it live or choose to watch the archived one at a time most convenient to you. We are starting the new schedule on 16th January with a w...

Created on Wednesday, 12 September 2018. Posted by Shirley Lawson

There is no end to the demands on teachers’ time and with ever increasing workloads there is pressure to find valuable Professional Learning opportunities.  We have listened to the feedback from past course participants and created new online learning opportunities which offer high qualit...

Created on Monday, 20 August 2018. Posted by Shirley Lawson

Is this the term when you plan to get your head around implementing assistive technology in a move towards providing an inclusive learning environment? Why not start by signing up to our 90 minute Online Learning workshop on 6th September at 4:00pm? Just log in online to access guidance and sup...