University of Edinburgh

Twilight Networking Opportunity

for Teachers of the Deaf and Teachers of the Visually Impaired in and around Glasgow area

Held on Tuesday, 21st November 2017 at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow


An opportunity for colleagues to meet for a chat over tea and coffee and share good practice. There were guest speakers.

Hearing Impairment:

Question and answer session with Joe O'Donnell.

Visual Impairment:

Professor John Ravenscroft talked about Cerebral Visual Impairment.

Participants said:

"Specific and tailored to the audience. I also got some good resource info during the networking time."

"As a newly appointed hearing impairment teacher, it was useful to learn what arrangements can be made for deaf candidates."

Target Audience

Teachers of the deaf and teachers of the visually impaired who work within easy travelling distance to Glasgow.


Joe O'Donnell, Educational Audiologist, Hearing2 Learn Ltd.
Professor John Ravenscroft, Head of Scottish Sensory Centre and Chair of Childhood Visual Impairment, University of Edinburgh.


Teachers of the Deaf

4.30 pm Networking Meriel Sweetnam

5.30 pm Q & A Session Joe O’Donnell

Teachers of the Visually Impaired

4.30 pm Networking & What’s new at the SSC? Elizabeth McCann

5.15 pm Cerebral Visual Impairment John Ravenscroft

6.15 pm Questions, Event Evaluation and Close John Ravenscroft