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Aiming higher for deaf students

Venue: University of Edinburgh
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Event Date: 24/06/2017 10:00 - 17:00

This one-day conference held in the heart of Edinburgh will be full of current ideas in deaf education on the theme of raising achievement. Our keynote speakers are Professor Greg Leigh, a notable international researcher about deaf children's achievements and curriculum access, and Dr. Audrey Cameron, leader of the Scottish Sensory Centre's own British Sign Language Glossary project of curriculum terms for science/maths topics.

Themes: 

  • Raising achievement (academic and other outcomes of education) 
  • Access to curriculum and assessment for deaf learners 
  • Citizenship for deaf students - involvement in decision making 
  • Creativity and raising achievement with deaf learners

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