The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Promoting Excellence in Deaf Education
The AssociationBATOD is the sole professional association for Teachers of the Deaf in the UK representing the interests of Teachers of the Deaf and the children and young people they teach. Strong links are maintained between BATOD and Government and voluntary bodies, especially the NDCS, and the Association plays a key role in NatSIP, to contribute to policy development in this field. Find out more.
07 Dec
Information about courses for Teachers of the Deaf who have already gained the mandatory qualificationInformation about courses for Teachers of the Deaf who have already gained the mandatory qualification and wish to further their professional development
Being a Teacher of the Deaf04 Jul
History of deaf education 1960 - 2010BATOD is working with Dr Susan Gregory on the development of a section of the website devoted to the history of deaf education including personal reflections on different eras and developments.
Resources03 Oct
Training as a Teacher of the Deaf with links to all the current coursesThe Con Powell Scholarship for 2016 has now closed. Teaching deaf children offers a wide range of work opportunities in a number of different types of educational setting. It is challenging and stimulating work that invites initiative and gives teachers the chance to develop innovative patterns of classroom practice...
Training as a Teacher of the Deaf29 Jun
ToD email forumKeep in touch with other professionals in deaf education through our ToD email forum. Information about the ToD email list including how to subscribe can be found here.
The Association10 May
Frequently Asked QuestionsQuestions BATOD is asked most frequently including enquiries about training to be a Teacher of the Deaf, financial support, help with dissertations, careers with deaf children, information about subscriptions, BATOD publications, numbers of deaf children and sign language.
The Association20 Sep
STOP PRESS News from MembersA retiring member writes: "I have enjoyed being a member for many years and thank you for all that I have learnt from reading the magazines, attending conferences, searching the website etc. Best wishes for the continued success of BATOD. I know how hard the personnel in the organisation work and how much they are committed to the education of Deaf children and their families."
The Association21 Jun
National Conference 2017 Positive futures for deaf children - optimising outcomesThe BATOD national conference for 2017 will be in conjunction with the University of Manchester and will be held in Manchester on Friday and Saturday 10th and 11th March 2017. STOP PRESS Deadline extended to 31st January 2017.
Conferences22 Nov

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