With the provincial response to the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to unfold, we know that regular services for students with visual impairments in K-12 will be disrupted as a result of the suspension of in-class instruction for all learners. At this point in time, students and educational teams are still on March break and the process of developing guidance for providing continu ...
When most people think about the word ‘career’, they think ‘paid work’. Vocational education has a broader scope in its approach. It strives to help students become aware of the possibilities for life after school. For some students that might be going onto post-secondary education, for others it might be volunteering, raising a family or maintaining a home. Career and Vocational education skills include:
- Being aware of personal strengths and interests
- Developing and reflecting on personal competency
- Exploring possibilities after graduation related to education, work and personal life
Click on the logo on the right to go to our resources page for Career and Vocational Skills.
Using LEGO to Support the ECC
Earlier this fall, PRCVI added LEGO kits that are connected with accessible digital online instructions to its library. These kits have been a popular item for teachers to request on loan, and in working with teachers and students as they use these kits, we've been thinking of all the areas of the ECC that could be supported through this activity. The first step in using the L ...
Celebrating AccessAbility Awareness Week
This week is National AccessAbility Awareness Week in Canada. The week, which lasts from May 26 to June 1, celebrates and raises awareness about the importance of accessibility and inclusive design in areas such as work, school, leisure activities, and communities. Activities and events are being held in provinces across Canada, including virtual celebrations through the #Acces ...