Tag Archives: SEN

Eye Gaze for Assessment – Project Evaluation

Netherhall School have been exploring how eye tracking systems can be used to support and provide accurate assessments of learners with disabilities and creating support materials for staff wanting to use eye tracker technology with learners. You can read the initial … Continue reading

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City-wide school staff digital literacy network

  Just before Christmas 2015, we launched a call to secondary and special education schools across the city to participate in a new peer led network, designed to focus supporting school staff digital literacy and CPD. The network builds on the … Continue reading

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Blog 2! Using voice activated software

Ruth Fairley is a Special Education Needs (SEN) teacher at The Lancaster School – an all boys secondary (ages 11-16) school in Leicester. Ruth’s innovation project explores the use of iPad accessibility features and apps to support students with learning … Continue reading

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Eye Gaze for Assessment – Project Update

etherhall School are exploring how eye tracking systems can be used to support and provide accurate assessments of learners with disabilities and creating support materials for staff wanting to use eye tracker technology with learners. You can read the initial project … Continue reading

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iPads for writing, using voice activated technology!

Ruth Fairley is a Special Education Needs (SEN) teacher at The Lancaster School – an all boys secondary (age 11-16) school in Leicester. Ruth’s innovation project explores the use of iPad accessibility features and apps to support students with learning … Continue reading

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Eye Gaze for Assessment

This year, Netherhall School embark on an ambitious research project. The school will create a report exploring whether the eye gaze system can be used to support and provide accurate assessments of learners with disabilities to inform and guide the school, families and … Continue reading

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Investigating the use of iPads as Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices (AACs) – an innovation project

Over the last year, Nether Hall School has been working on a project that aims to evaluate the use of iPads as a replacement for traditional AAC devices; systems which support individuals with speech impairments to communicate. The majority of … Continue reading

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e-Safety guidance for learners on the autistic spectrum

Leicester City Council and three Leicester schools supporting learners with Special Educational Needs – Ellesmere College, Nether Hall School, and West Gate School – will be working in partnership with Childnet International to provide e-safety guidance to support young people on the autistic … Continue reading

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