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    Created on Monday, 23 January 2017. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Are you interested in influencing new research into learning disability? Are you a service user, parent or carer with experience of learning disability?  Participants are being sought for a research priority-setting workshop to be held in March, in London. The purpose, to identif...

    Created on Friday, 13 January 2017. Posted by Shirley Lawson

    Our webinars are the perfect way to learn something new and to use this knowledge practically to support your students with additional support needs. They are specifically designed to be short (20-30 minutes) and timetabled for 4pm to allow teachers to not be overloaded at the end of a busy school d...

    Created on Friday, 26 August 2016. Posted by Shirley Lawson

     Fourteen attendees from up and down the country logged in to this week's webinar entitled ‘Back to school assistive technology to support all learners’.  One of the attendees was then broadcasting the webinar to 10 more staff - an excellent way to learn collegiately a...

    Created on Friday, 19 August 2016. Posted by Robert Stewart

    CALL Scotland launches a comprehensive programme of professional learning courses and webinars, with 6 courses and 8 webinars scheduled for the last half of 2016. Professional Learning Courses Courses take place at our training centre within the University of Edinburgh and include: How to Use Digi...

    Created on Thursday, 07 July 2016. Posted by Shirley Lawson

    In my webinar ‘Using Cloud Based Tools to Support Learners with ASN’ first broadcast on 25 May 2016 I talked about the use of the new Microsoft OneNote add-in called Learning Tools. They are an example of universal design:  one solution that makes reading, writing and comprehen...

    Created on Wednesday, 02 December 2015. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Sandra and Craig have spent a day in Renfrewshire during each of the last two weeks delivering a Professional Learning opportunity in 'ICT and Dyslexia' for staff in schools. The first day focused on the use of ICT to support primary school pupils with dyslexia, while the second looked at it...

    Created on Monday, 31 August 2015. Posted by 

      The South Lanarkshire Framework for Supporting Pupils with Severe and Profound Learning Needs is an interesting and useful document aimed at supporting teachers and support assistants. Although a new term, 'Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties' is helpfully descriptive and should...

    Created on Tuesday, 29 January 2013. Posted by Robert Stewart

    An opportunity for senior educational leaders to consider the requirements of preparing and developing teachers for the challenges and opportunities presented by the post PC classroom. The increasing presence of mobile technologies such as the iPad in our schools requires a new strategy in teache...

    Created on Monday, 21 February 2011. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    A few years ago Aileen MacIntyre, who teaches at Croftcroighn School in Glasgow, produced some 'symbolised' versions of Oxford Reading Tree books for pupils in the school who were struggling to learn to read. Aileen's books and work was featured in Examples of Best Practice in the 2007 Books for A...