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Publication - Consultation Paper

Consultation on the Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: EasyRead version

Published: 1 Mar 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781786528230

We are seeking views on improving public services for BSL users.

46 page PDF

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46 page PDF

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Contents
Consultation on the Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: EasyRead version
Education

46 page PDF

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Education

Goal Three: Education

Children and young people who use BSL will reach their full potential at school.

Scottish Ministers will reach these goals by doing the following:

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14. Work with the General Teaching Council for Scotland to remove barriers for BSL users who want to register as a teacher

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15. Work with the General Teaching Council for Scotland to update guidance and BSL qualifications

16. Work with Scottish Qualifications Authority on a potential SQA Award in BSL

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17. Make sure schools and councils have up to date BSL guidance and training materials.

Parents who use BSL will have the same opportunities to be involved with their children's education as all other parents

Scottish Ministers will reach these goals by doing the following:

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18. Make sure guidance is given to schools and councils to consider the needs of parents who use BSL

19. Look at how parents who use BSL can be more involved with their childrens' schools.

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That BSL will could be offered to children at school as a language.

Scottish Ministers will reach this goal by:

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20. Telling schools that they can offer BSL as a language

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21. Find out which schools offer BSL as a language each year

22. Teachers of BSL will share knowledge of teaching methods. Teachers will have written guidance on teaching BSL.

Goal Three: Education

Questions

Do you think these are the right goals?

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Yes

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No

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Please tell us why?

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Is there anything else you want to tell us about Education goals?

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Contact

Email: Hilary Third