University of Edinburgh

SSC Course 15: Sharing Practice: Supporting children with low or no vision in the secondary school

Presented on Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Courses evaluation summary

Number of Participants: 11
Number of Respondents: 11

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?

Some great ideas from afternoon session.
Become more familiar with/undertake more training in using technology of BrailleNote/Prodigi. Explore pupil recording sheets/pupil experience.
Yes. Think outside the box.
Use some of the ideas for science from pm session. Also will use some ideas from Uddingston Grammar School to adapt our paperwork.
More aware of making a science lab more safe and friendly for pupils with limited vision.
Yes, I will take on board a lot of the advice given, especially in regards to technology and secondary school adaptations.
Look at IT with children I am working with.
Transition planning - start earlier.
Explore ways to record what our service does in a more structured way.
Good practical ideas for blind pupil in secondary - very good resources shown.

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

Clarity of presentation


Pacing of course/event


What was best about the course/event?

1st and 3rd sessions.
Range of speakers and expertise sharing.
Finding other people for advice and info.
Very informative and practical sessions which gave me ideas to help reflect on and improve my practice.
Hearing other people's experiences of working with pupils who have limited vision.
Learning about the adaptations used in secondary schools.
Lots of practical ideas to use with children and ideas to take back to service manager.
Range of experience of speakers.
RNIB practical strategies.
Chance to share and talk with others.
Take away practical ideas to use with pupils.

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

The course was excellent. Nothing can be improved.
Other subjects which have a practical nature.

How did you hear about this course?

Course Info Email from SSC: 6
Co-ordinator/Line Manager: 1
Colleague: 3

What other CPD training would you like the SSC to provide?

BrailleNotes linked with iPads.