Useful links - education
Useful links to education-related organisations for professionals working with deaf children and their families.
The aims of adept are to improve the services in educational settings for deaf people at all ages and to enable deaf learners to access quality support provision in their chosen courses and in their preferred communication mode, with appropriately qualified staff and fair assessment procedures.
The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD) is the sole professional association for Teachers of the Deaf.
The Department for Education is responsible for children and education services in England.
The Ear Foundation provides services which bridge the gap between the clinics where cochlear implants are fitted and the local community where they are used in everyday life.
The Early Support programme ran from 2002 to 2015 with the aim to improve the way that services work with parents and carers of disabled children and young people from birth to adulthood across health, education and social care.
Education Scotland is the national body in Scotland for supporting quality and improvement in learning and teaching.
Enquire is the Scottish independent advice and information service for additional support for learning (special educational needs). It is managed by Children in Scotland and funded by the Scottish Government.
Estyn is the office of Her Majesty's Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales. It is independent of, but funded by, the National Assembly for Wales.
The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal integrating and coordinating basic and applied research relating to individuals who are deaf, including cultural, developmental, linguistic, and educational topics.
The Mary Hare training programme includes courses for education professionals, audiologists, health visitors, and social care professionals.
NatSIP is a partnership of organisations working together to improve outcomes for children and young people with sensory impairment.
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They inspect and regulate services in England that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.
The Preparing for Adulthood programme (PfA) is funded by the Department for Education in England as part of the delivery support for the SEN and disability reforms.
The Scottish Sensory Centre aims to foster educational, research and development activities relating to children and young people with a sensory impairment in Scotland.
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) is the professional body for speech and language therapists and support workers.
The home page for the Education and Training section of the the Scottish Government website.
The Welsh Assembly promote lifelong learning from early years through to adult learning to help to improve opportunities for people at all stages of life, through Welsh and English, from school through college and university to workplace training.