Thomas Pocklington Trust: Latest study shows improvements for young people with vision impairment entering employment but more needs to be done

8 January 2020
Source: Thomas Pocklington Trust

The latest results of a Longitudinal Transition Study published by the Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research (VICTAR) at the University of Birmingham and Thomas Pocklington Trust show an increase to those entering employment but inconsistencies of support across the country highlight that more needs to be done. The study has followed the experiences of the same group of

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Longitudinal Transition Study results published. Funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust

9 November 2018
Source: University of Birmingham/Thomas Pocklington Trust

The University of Birmingham have published the results of a Longitudinal Transition Study, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust, following the experiences of young people with vision impairment from secondary school into further education and employment. Findings from the study show that whilst participants are inching closer to the labour market, common challenges were identified: •Just over a fifth (21 per

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University of Birmingham: Transition to adulthood Final summary report for project “Longitudinal study of transitions experiences of blind and partially sighted young people (Phase 2)”

19 December 2016

The Longitudinal Transition Study, originally funded by RNIB, commenced in 2010 with the aim of understanding the experiences of young people with a visual impairment leaving compulsory education. We were particularly interested in the enablers and barriers experienced as the young people moved towards the labour market. The original research questions were: How well do education services prepare blind and

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Nuffield Final Report - October 2016 (FINAL)
Nuffield Final Report - October 2016 (FINAL)
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