University of Edinburgh
 

Promoting social inclusion of pupils with visual impairment in
mainstream schools in Scotland

Glossary

Some terms and initials used in this report may be unfamiliar. The following is a glossary of
those most frequently used:

CPD Continuing Professional Development

FAB Friends Against Bullying

INSET In-Service Training for Teachers

PAT Planned Activity Time

RNIB Royal National Institute of the Blind

SEN Assistant Special Educational Needs Assistant (usually allocated to support a particular pupil)

TVI Teacher of the visually impaired

VI Visually impaired