Articles from Thomas Pocklington Trust

Experiences of young people through education into employment tracked over eleven year period

Key findings from a longitudinal study that tracked the experiences of 82 young people with vision impairment over 11 years (from age 14 to 25) to understand why this population is vulnerable to becoming long term NEET (not in education, employment or training).

Further Education providers failing blind and partially sighted young people

Blind and partially sighted students are being failed by a lack of support at FE. They are often denied the educational opportunities open to their fully-sighted peers, dramatically impacting on their futures.

Blind and partially sighted students struggling to access online exams

With remote exam platforms leaving blind and partially sighted students unable to complete their exams, Higher Education Providers must urgently review their exam practices, says Thomas Pocklington Trust (@TPTgeneral).

New guidance launched for HE providers to support students with vision impairment

Thomas Pocklington Trust (@TPTgeneral), @GuideDogs and @LOOK_UK have worked with Disability Advisers, Qualified Teachers for Visual Impairment (QTVI), lecturers and other professionals to produce this Covid-19 specific guidance for Higher Education Providers.

Students speak plainly about their experience of applying for student finance

The Student Loans Company (SLC) welcomed the opportunity to listen directly to students with vision impairment about the range of issues they have experienced when applying for student finance in a recent meeting.

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