Sensory impairment

Publisher: 
Charities
Topics: 
Sensory impairment, Career development, Transition
Year of Publication: 
2020
Type: 
Research

Research from Thomas Pocklington Trust and Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research has revealed inconsistent support and poorly defined careers provision at school, college and local authority level across the country - suggesting a postcode lottery for young people with vision impairment (VI).

The research looked at young people's experiences of Careers Education Information, Advice & Guidance (CEIAG) support in mainstream education in England since the national Connexions Service ended and the duty to provide careers education passed from Local Authorities to individual schools and FE colleges.

RNIB are providing free on-line training to Pre-Employment Providers to help them understand how to support job seekers who are blind and partially sighted.

This 40 minute training session will enable participants to gain a greater understanding in how to support jobseekers who are blind and partially sighted.

During the training you will learn more about: 

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