News from our sponsors

New College Worcester

New College Worcester has some upcoming events that may be of interest to you and/or the families you work with:

Summer Activity Break Summer ’24 – Tue – Thu – 23 – 25 Jul 24

Children from the ages of 11 – 16 years who are blind or vision impaired to join NCW to take part in 3 days that are filled with fun packed activities!

Positive Eye

Assessed Positive Looking Trainer Course for QTVI’s/QTMSI

  • An exciting opportunity for Qualified Teachers of VI/MSI to take the assessed Positive Looking Trainer course entitling successful candidates to deliver the assessed Positive Looking Practitioner course to practitioners in their schools or team. Building the capacity of your workforce locally (portage through to secondary special school staff and your own service staff to promote the inclusion of visual skills across the curriculum and move vision up the agenda.
  • Next cohort starts October 2024.
  • Email Gwyn McCormack at Positive Eye to discuss further:

Marvin’s Story Time Show Inclusive Literacy Programme.

  • The next Story Time Show- Marvin’s Market Adventure takes place through July with the opportunity for families to participate in the live shows on Sunday’s 14th, 21st and 28th July. Schools watch the recordings on Marvin’s Story Time Channel during the weeks after each live show. BSL, ASL Interpreters and Makaton are provided on the live shows and recordings. 

    “My daughter with PMLD responds as soon as she hears your voice. She vocalises all the way through, smiling and engaged. She watches all three episodes one after the other, independently. I really, really hope you can continue.” Parent of a child currently watching the show.

    “I have never seen dystonia disappear so quickly as when Positive Eye came on today. It was incredible how quickly she settled and was so engrossed. Honestly, never seen her so engaged, Just immediately paying attention, Love it. So energetic and exciting” Parent of a child with PMLD watching the current show.

Thomas Pocklington Trust


Taking and organising your thoughts and notes can be really hard work, so we’ve put together our top recommendations for the most accessible note taking apps and how they can benefit you in your education.

Check out the page to find out how different apps can help you keep your notes organised by subject, sync across your devices and more.


Find out about RNIB’s events, training, and networks for education professionals working with children and young people with vision impairment, including those with complex needs. These networks and events help to bring professionals together from different settings to share effective practice, professional development, networking, and peer support.


For over 30 years, HumanWare’s inspirational vision has resulted in a range of highly intuitive and intelligent solutions that empower people who are blind or with low vision by giving them the independence to participate effectively within a sighted world. Explore HumanWare products.

Dolphin Computer Access

  • Trusted by education professionals, SEND staff and students worldwide, Dolphin assistive technology enables young people with visual impairments to read, learn and study independently.
  • Dolphin tech minimises the time it takes to provide equal access to learning material for students with visual impairments. It reduces TA workload, and stretches SEND budgets further.
  • Visit to find out more about Dolphin products. We also offer support and training to help your staff introduce Dolphin tech into your setting.

You are welcome to call us on 01905 754 577 to arrange a demo or a visit.

Dolphin products for Education

  • SuperNova Connect & Learn A reliable computer package designed for young people with visual impairments and built for education. It enables independent learning, in the classroom and at home.
  • EasyReader App This free reading app supports students who are blind, partially sighted or neurodivergent. EasyReader App opens a world of accessible books in partnership with accessible libraries, so students can read their own way.
  • EasyReader Premium Education Subscription Unlocks additional features in EasyReader App. Enables staff to easily set up student logins and monitor reading activity.

Call us on 01905 754 577 for a product demo