Education News

The Hub Talk for Parents, Professionals and Carers

May 8th, 2017|

Attached is the poster for the next HUB event for parents/professionals/carers to be held at the Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts on May 18, 2017 @7.00pm-8.30pm. The talk will focus on recognising the warning signs of emotional distress in [...]

Disability Helper Website

April 12th, 2017|

The GDA was contacted by Natalie Kelly from Disability Helper. She has very kindly shared some useful websites with us. Please take a look. www.disabilityhelper.net. This is a site dedicated and written by parents and carers of persons with disabilities. Hobbies and [...]

Sign Up for the Saffery Rotary Walk 3rd June 2017

March 29th, 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 [...]

Be Active Forum and Accessible Activities

March 19th, 2017|

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 [...]

Accessible Sport & Activities in Guernsey

January 18th, 2017|

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 [...]

St Anne's school raise awareness of disabilities

December 1st, 2016|

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 [...]

Parents Views of Assessment, Determination and Review

June 22nd, 2016|

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 [...]

Guernsey States of Deliberation

June 1st, 2016|

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 [...]

Good News from the Guernsey Deaf Childrens Society

January 18th, 2016|

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 [...]

Education's new vision focuses on equality of opportunity

April 3rd, 2013|

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 [...]

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