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Bibliography - Curriculum for Excellence


Buultjens, Marianna & McLean, Heather
Cerebral palsy and visual impairment (CPVI) in children: experience of collaborative practice in Scotland
Scottish Sensory Centre, 2003
ISBN: 0954603605
Explores the collaborative working between professionals involved in the lives of children with cerebral palsy and visual impairments (CPVI). Provides detailed information on CPVI.

Flavell, Liz
Preparing to include special children in mainstream schools: a practical guide
David Fulton, 2001
ISBN: 1853467707
Demonstrates how mainstream and special schools can work together in preparing the special schoolchild to succeed in a mainstream environment.

Learning and Teaching Scotland
Curriculum for excellence
Learning and Teaching Scotland, 2009
The aim of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) is to improve the learning, attainment and achievement of young people in Scotland through ensuring that they can successfully perform on a broad front, not just in terms of examinations.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Acoustics toolkit: a toolkit to improve acoustic conditions for deaf children
NDCS, 2007
Provides advice and guidance to schools and local authorities to help them create a better learning environment for all children, including those who are deaf. The guidance is laid out in two parts: first an overview aimed at non-specialist staff and secondly, more technical advice aimed at specialists.



Glow: lighting up learning
LT Scotland, 2007
DVD about the networking service for schools and educational institutions in Scotland.

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)
Count me in: promoting the inclusion, achievement and involvement of blind and partially sighted children
RNIB, 2009
ISBN: 9781858789989
Promotes good practice in the inclusion of blind and partially sighted children covering 6 key areas: expectations, communication, curriculum, mobility, social and environmental issues. Aimed at anyone working with visually impaired children including class teachers, assistants and others.



Children in Scotland
Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004: Sharing practice across sectors, across Scotland
Scottish Executive, 2007
Supports the implementation of the act 2004 by sharing practice. It features practice examples that were chosen by education, social services, health, the voluntary sector and parents' groups.