SSC Bulletin: May 2018
Sharing information with everyone who is involved in the education of deaf children, deafblind children and visually impaired children and young people, the young people themselves and their families.
SSC is a national centre funded by the Scottish Government (Learning Directorate, Support and Wellbeing) based at the University of Edinburgh.
Coming up ...
After the Summer we have these events lined up - keep checking the SSC website for more details:
Keep checking the full list on the website for forthcoming 2018 courses: http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/courses/list.html
SSC Unified English Braille Competency Courses
Applications are being accepted for 2018-19
Contracted Braille applications are being accepted for a Sept 2018 start, please submit your applications by 28/06/18. NB: no increase in course fees for 2018-19. The duration of this distance learning course is 18 months and the course runs continuously throughout this period - holidays are not factored into the timetable. Further information, application form and fees can be found at:
Increasing the Employment of Disabled People in the Public Sector - Consultation Events
As part of the Fair Work Directorate at the Scottish Government are holding events with stakeholders to discuss how to increase the employment rates of disabled people in the public sector.
Web and Resources News
We have just purchased some new items for the library:
The SSC library is open to anyone who has an interest in children with visual impairment or who are deaf, we can send materials to anywhere in the UK.
Tip: Remember to check the journal articles database when searching for information.
New library items are available to browse on the website: http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/library/list.html
All of these items and many more are available from the SSC Library contact Sheila Mackenzie (0131 651 6069 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
You have received this Bulletin because you are listed on the Scottish Sensory Centre mailing list. To unsubscribe from this bulletin only please email email@example.com.
Scottish Sensory Centre, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/