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Aiming higher for deaf students

This is a past event.

From 10:00 to 05:00 on 24th June 2017

Universtity of Edinburgh, School of Education EH8 8AQ

Cost: £50

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.

We have now received an exciting range of proposals for papers, workshops and posters from all over the world: the UK, Scotland, Denmark, Norway, Greece and Hong Kong. Register today to make sure you get a place. (Numbers are limited to 200 places.)


-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
This conference is for the whole of the UK and beyond - we are expecting international researchers to attend. The conference will offer you:

-an opportunity to network with colleagues and researchers in a relaxed atmosphere
-an exhibition and posters to find out about current deaf education practices and issues
-the opportunity to see world-class presenters
-a chance to visit the historic city of Edinburgh and maybe stay for the weekend
-a fully accessible conference for deaf and hearing delegates

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