Noticeboard

1st March 2013 at 00:00

Safety and autism

To promote her forthcoming book about safety for women with autistic spectrum disorders (to be published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers), Robyn Steward will be embarking on a continuing professional development tour. Steward, who is on the autistic spectrum herself, will offer practical advice on supporting people with autism. Find details at www.robynsteward.com

Virtually University

Aimed at sixth formers, Virtually University is a free video-conferencing initiative set up by Bedford School with the University of Sheffield and access charity the Sutton Trust to inspire and inform higher education choices. The Impact of the First World War, a conference with professor Joanna Bourke of Birkbeck, University of London, will take place on 8 March.

www.virtuallyuniversity.org.uk

SEN exam assistance

The Joint Council for Qualifications has announced that pupils with learning difficulties such as dyslexia, who typically find exam conditions challenging, can now use text-to-speech software - for example, ReadWrite GOLD from Texthelp - in all exams, even when reading is being assessed. To find out more about these changes and exam access arrangements, visit www.texthelp.comukexams

World Book Day

Don't forget World Book Day on 7 March. Light up pupils' imaginations and introduce them to books from a range of authors, including Julia Donaldson, Roald Dahl, Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Morpurgo, with this TES collection.

bit.lyWorldBookDayCollection.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now