BATOD
The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Promoting Excellence in Deaf Education

FE archive

Learning and Skills Council updateElizabeth Mackinder summarises the latest information from the LSC. The new priorities for the Learning and Skills Council have been published in 'Priorities for Success: Funding for Learning and Skills'. This publication sets out how the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) will implement Government priorities for the sector, building upon increases in participation, achievement and the quality of provision achieved
FE archive13 Mar
Return to SENDAElizabeth Mackinder represented BATOD at the conference - Return to SENDA - Access to Examinations and Assessments for Deaf Students - What is Reasonable Adjustment in Schools and Further Education? This conference built upon the previous year’s event and was an opportunity for awarding bodies and educational institutions to develop their understanding of assessment issues arising from the specific needs of deaf students. It was also an opportunity to reflect upon 25 years of hard work and development by The Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People (CACDP).
FE archive13 Mar
Language modification in FEJane Couper, Teacher of the Deaf at Doncaster College for the Deaf, presented a popular workshop considering the language modification strategies that can be used with this group of deaf students.
FE archive01 Jan
Supporting Students in FE and HEJane Barden, Sheila McIntosh and Linda Shields, Advisory Teachers for Deaf Students, Post-16 Team, Surrey outline how the team supports students in Further and Higher Education.
FE archive01 Jan
Inclusion beyond 16: where does the money come from?Starting college or university raises a number of issues for all young people, but deaf learners and their families will have understandable concerns about the type and level of support available to facilitate full inclusion. This article aims to provide information about the funding available to institutions and individuals.
FE archive01 Jan