Resources for Braille Transcribers
As outlined in our alternate format production policy, PRCVI is responsible for the transcription and production of primary learning materials in braille format for learners in the British Columbia K-12 education sector. This means that the production of all other locally-developed materials in braille format (e.g., handouts, reading packages, teachers' notes) are the responsibility of school or district braille transcribers or educational assistants/braillists.
PRCVI maintains the Unified English Braille (UEB) Correspondence Course as well as the UEB Technical Extension Course to provide school- and district-based braille transcribers and/or braillists with initial training in braille transcription. In addition to initial training in transcribing in UEB, the PRCVI alternate formats transcription team provides professional learning and resources through this page:
- Tactile Graphics Resources
- Unified English Braille Resources
- Braille Transcriber Webinar Series **NEW**
Braille transcribers and educational assistants/braillists in the BC K-12 education sector may also contact PRCVI alternate format transcribers with specific questions around UEB transcription and formatting. The team's contact information is listed on our Contact page.