University of Edinburgh

Supporting Deaf Pupils in Secondary Schools

Presented on Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Course evaluation summary

Number of Participants: 8
Number of Respondents: 7

Overall Assessment:

How would you rate the following: Excellent = 1; Poor = 5

Enhancement to your expertise


Content and supplementary material


How will you use what you have learned today?

Increased knowledge of various areas/level of secondary school pupil support.
Discuss with rest of Support for Learning (SfL) department. Differentiate materials in own school for specific pupils.
Will be able to use in day-to-day working.
It will help to enhance my practice and share with others. (2)
Will visit useful websites with view to extending knowledge. Have useful contact addresses to follow-up for support.
Enhanced transition plans will be backed up by some of the support materials given today. I feel I have something significant to offer receiving school.

How would you rate the following: Excellent = 1; Poor = 5

Clarity of presentation


Pacing of course/event


What was best about the course/event?

Issues of 'connecting' mainstream pupils to one another. Interesting to hear about Glossary Project. Networking with other interested parties.
Hearing all the information from a variety of people in different positions. Plus Kirsty's materials to initiate ideas, thanks.
Good to have time to network/discuss things with others.
Gave me a great insight into all roles of the Teacher of the Deaf.
Being able to establish contact with deaf specialist teachers.
To get range of experiences to draw on.
Exchange of information and resources – excellent handouts – thank you.

What, if anything, could have been improved about the course?

For me, returning to secondary level support, a perfect launch. Best CPD event in a long time.

Have you made use of the website? If yes:






Less Often

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How did you hear about this course?

SSC Courses Brochure. (1)
Course Leaflet Mailshot. (1)
Co-ordinator/Line Manager. (3)
SSC Website. (1)
Other: email. (1)