Seeing Differently: Understanding Low Vision and Blindness

Learning Focus
Disability and Accessibility
Mode
Face-to-face
Start Date
11 Mar, 2022
Enrol by
25 Feb, 2022
Program Description

This professional learning opportunity gives teachers an overview of low vision and blindness and the implications of these conditions for teaching and learning.

The session will also focus on social competency, universal design for learning, orientation and mobility and supporting the wellbeing of students who are blind or have low vision.

Program Outcomes

Staff will gain a basic understanding of low vision and blindness and the implications of these conditions for teaching and learning.

Australian Professional Standards

Teachers

Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn

Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning

Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments

Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning

Location, Date & Time

3 hour program

South – Sustainability Learning Centre, Mt Nelson – 12:00pm – 3:00pm

  • Friday 11 March 2022

North-West – Burnie HIgh School, Burnie – 11:00am – 2:00pm

  • Tuesday 15 March 2022