FE News: New figures show attainment gap remains for vision impaired pupils

21 August 2018
Source: FE news

Royal Blind has welcomed new figures which show an improvement in the number of vision impaired pupils who progress to positive destinations after school. However, the charity, which runs the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh, has highlighted they still face an attainment gap compared to fully sighted pupils. The Scottish Government’s new figures on leaver destinations published today show that

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Dominic Everett joins Royal Blind school 

5 May 2016
Source: Royal Blind

Mr Everett will oversee the smooth running and development of the Royal Blind Learning Hub – the charity’s new service providing support to education staff in mainstream schools that teach visually impaired children. The Learning Hub provides free online training and seminars across Scotland. Royal Blind School Head Teacher, Elaine Brackenridge, said: “We are absolutely delighted that Dominic Everett will

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