The Importance Of Drama And Theatre In Education
Most people are familiar with the Chinese proverb “tell me and I will forget. Show me and I will remember. Involve me and I will understand. Step back and I will act”. Theatre in education is the embodiment of this sentiment. Embracing the pupil as an active participant in the learning process. This empowers the … Continued
Revamp Of Primary Assessment
After a twelve-week consultation, the UK government’s website announced this September its plans to, “create a stable and proportionate primary assessment system for the long-term.” These reforms are intended to: Introduce a new baseline assessment at the start of reception from September 2020 Make the Early Learning Goals clearer, aligning them closely with Key Stage … Continued
Updates From The Apprenticeship Levy Conference
Launched in April, it is hoped that the government’s new apprenticeship levy will offer a multitude of opportunities; however implementation of the new scheme has not been without its issues, with one in three employers claiming the day before it launched to be unaware of it and many more voicing confusion about how it would … Continued
So how would you like to learn Braille?
Last year I made a few big changes in my life. Met my partner, moved from Liverpool to Nantwich, took up my first admin job after a number of years teaching. This year the changes continue and life is quite exciting! I applied for an admin job here at Connect back in September, and … Continued
NFC Case Study – Nantwich Museum, Cheshire
As part of our continued development, we wanted to investigate the role that NFC technology can play in providing accessible resources.
International Human Rights Day
On December 10th, we celebrate International Human Rights Day, embracing the concept that ‘every human has the right to be happy, healthy, to be treated fairly and involved in society.
Cities Unlocked: A Voyage of Discovery
Research by Guide Dogs suggests that in the UK, 180,000 blind or partially sighted people rarely leave home alone.
Life through a Visually Impaired Lens – Videos Now Online
Using SimSpecs, we’ve tried to recreate every day tasks that most of us take for granted, through the eyes of a visually impaired person.
What’s the Difference Between Accessibility and Usability?
Often used in the same context, Usability’ and ‘Accessibility’ are terms that can be misused and confused.