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By Allan Wilson on Friday 27th January, 2012 at 4:46pm
The CALL Scotland Annual Report for 2010 - 2011 is now available online.
Some highlights of the year include:
- Closer links with key players in Scottish Education, including the Scottish Government, HM Inspectorate of Education and Learning and Teaching Scotland (now Education Scotland), the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), Scottish ICT Dvelopment Group.
- Partnership Agreements with 13 local authorities.
- Input into development of new Scottish Government policy for Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
- 2,000 requests for digital papers in the 2010 diet of SQA exams.
- 915 items listed on the Scottish Books for All Database, accessible through Glow and SCRAN.
- 69 Hodder Gibson text books made available in accessible format from the CALL Books for All web site.
- 15,042 downloads of the WordTalk utility to add text-to-speech to Microsoft Word.
- 190,866 visits to the CALL web sites.
- 81 pupils with additional support needs provided with assessment and support.
- 99 support sessions delivered to schools.
- 635 teachers provided with on-site training in local authorities.
- 128 teachers attended courses in CALL.
- 519 enquiries received and given a response.
- 294 items added to the Loan Bank.
- 142 new equipment loans made to children and adults with disabilities in Scotland.
Read about all this and more in the CALL Scotland Annual Report!