Education

Sign Up for the Saffery Rotary Walk 3rd June 2017

We are pleased to announce that the GDA is supporting the Saffery Rotary Walk on 3rd June 2017 http://www.safferyrotarywalk.com  – an accessible community activity. Time to get signed up! Saffery Rotary Walk entries please! For more information please see attached poster. You can register by emailing info@disabilityalliance.org.gg

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Be Active Forum and Accessible Activities

Be Active forum and Accessible Activities for children with disabilities We All Matter Eh? (GDA) were invited to the Be Active March session to present and facilitate a conversation on Accessible Activities for children with disabilities. Be Active is A multi-agency forum promoting and supporting physically active

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Accessible Sport & Activities in Guernsey

Led by Karen Blanchford (GDA/Access or All) & Olly Tracey (Onscreen Creations) In conjunction with members, Access for All and The Guernsey Sports Commission GDA’s mission is equality of opportunity for disabled islanders and carers in Guernsey.  We want to change how Guernsey thinks about disability. In

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St Anne’s school raise awareness of disabilities

St Anne’s school in Alderney used the week leading up to International Day of Persons with Disabilities #IDPwD to raise awareness of disabilities through their school Assembly. The attached PowerPoint explains what the UN day is about , the diversity of impairments and much more…. To view the Powerpoint

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Parents Views of Assessment, Determination and Review

Wigwam support group and NAS are holding a meeting for parents on Tuesday 28th June to gather views and ideas about the process of Assessments, Determinations and Reviews for children and young people with special educational needs. Click here for more information

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Guernsey States of Deliberation

New guernsey states of deliberation Our new States of Deliberation are now in place and all the roles have now been filled. To assist our members in contacting the right people about the Disability and Inclusion Strategy as well as day to day activities we have put

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Good News from the Guernsey Deaf Childrens Society

As part of the GDA member charities publicity campaign for the Disability Strategy update, Leonie Burrows, Treasurer of the Guernsey Deaf Childrens Society, gave an interview on Channel Television on hearing impairment issues within Education. Here is a copy of Leonie’s story: Following the disappointing news on

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Education’s new vision focuses on equality of opportunity

The Education Department published their Vision document in March.  It’s their equivalent of HSSD’s 2020 Vision and is intended to establish their guiding principles for many years to come. The document is brief and very high level – more detail will follow in future States reports – and

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