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29th November, 2023

CALL Scotland

CALL Scotland
A Communication and Assistive Technology Newsletter

29th November, 2023

If you need to get in touch please phone the main answerphone on 0131 651 6236 or email call.scotland@ed.ac.uk and we will get back to you.

Our latest blogs

New webinar series launched for 2024!

CALL Scotland provide a programme of 20 minute webinars as free Professional Learning opportunities. These webinars are on a range of Assistive Technology topics all with the focus on supporting children and young people with Additional Support Needs.

How to create an interactive PDF with text boxes for free

This article explains how to create an interactive PDF using the built-in text box feature with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Looking for an innovative way to spend your PEF money?

You can make excellent use of your Pupil Equity Fund money by carefully investing in assistive technologies (and associated training) to support pupils with Additional Support Needs.

Where are we with 1:1 digital technology?

The Scottish Government pledged that every pupil will have a personal digital device by 2026 - how far have we come to achieving this goal?


Training courses

90 minute Online Learning workshops - £40 per person per workshop.

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Free webinars

30 minute online workshops delivered to your desktop.

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And finally...

Do you use assessment arrangements in SQA exams? SQA want to speak to you.

Are you a student who uses or has used assessment arrangements in SQA examinations? If so, the Scottish Qualifications Authority would like to speak to you about your experiences with assessment arrangements.

Getting to know Clicker (Training)

During this 30-minute webinar, a Crick Customer Experience Consultant will guide you through the key features available in Clicker and how to access them across Windows, Mac, iPad and Chromebook devices.

Technology to support Dyslexia Training Module (£20)

This module explores how technology can support literacy difficulties such as reading, writing and planning/organisation.

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