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    Created on Wednesday, 24 November 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    The Scottish Government consultation on plans to replace the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and reform Education Scotland (ES) closes this Friday, 26th November. We have just published a report looking at the application of assistive technologies in examinations which raises important issue...

    Created on Friday, 05 November 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

    If so, then look no further. CALL Scotland, in partnership with Edinburgh University’s School of Professional Learning, will be running a 10-week introductory course, starting in February 2022 on technology to support additional support needs in education. The focus of the course will highligh...

    Created on Thursday, 07 October 2021. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Spooky season is upon us and, in the best of Scottish traditions, it's time to come together to tell spine-tingling tall tales, sing spooky songs, and share our best nerve-jangling jokes.  This is a great opportunity for children, young people and their families in Scotland to join in with ...

    Created on Tuesday, 31 August 2021. Posted by Allan Wilson

    I’m using my retirement from the role of Information Officer with CALL Scotland at the end of this month as an excuse to reflect on some of the changes that have taken place in assistive technology and augmentative and alternative communication, and the role of CALL Scotland over the past 30 y...

    Created on Monday, 17 May 2021. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The ACE Centre and TechAbility are working together to research the skills, knowledge and awareness among school and FE leaders, teachers and IT staff regarding the use of Assistive Technology to support learning. They have created a short survey in conjunction with Cranfield University to help gath...

    Created on Friday, 14 May 2021. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    This is the second blog in the series aimed at helping you identify which of the sessions to attend in our ASL and Technology conference on 16th June. It's easy to sign up (£5 admin fee), with sessions of interest to those supporting Assistive Technology and Augmentative and Alternative Co...

    Created on Monday, 03 May 2021. Posted by Allan Wilson

    People don't always have time to study the programme for an online event like our ASL and Technology conference on 16th June so we are posting a series of blogs to highlight particular presentations that may be of interest to help decide what to see. This blog focuses on Dyslexia and Literacy Di...

    Created on Tuesday, 27 April 2021. Posted by Shirley Lawson

    We are starting to get excited about this year's virtual ASL and Technology conference which we are hosting online on 16th June 2021. Now that registration is open, bookings are coming in steadily and we are looking forward to welcoming visitors from Scotland, the rest of the UK, Irela...

    Created on Tuesday, 06 April 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) AT Connected event is one of the largest and most varied conferences focussing on assistive technology and this year it was an online event held from January 25th to February 4th 2021. I was fortunate to be offered one of 24 AT Scholarships to att...