How studying Deaf Education connected my experiences to learning

Teacher of the Deaf graduate Moira explains why she can’t stand still in life and how stepping outside her comfort zone has allowed her to make a real difference. Why Deaf Education? As a primary teacher with a passion for literacy and working with vulnerable learners, this course brought together all my interests. What is … More How studying Deaf Education connected my experiences to learning

Securing employment as a Teacher of the Deaf while still in training

In a 2018 survey conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, it was revealed that 93.6% of University of Manchester graduates go straight into full time employment or further study.  However, some of our students manage to find graduate level jobs while still studying. One person who can say this is PGDip Deaf Education student, … More Securing employment as a Teacher of the Deaf while still in training

COVID-19: Training to be a Teacher of the Deaf during a global pandemic

Konnie Fenwick-Rasche could never have envisaged her first year of Msc Deaf Education going this way, but who could have? The move to online learning has been a challenge that every course has had to overcome, but how has such a practical course such as Deaf Education dealt with the change? Konnie reveals all below… … More COVID-19: Training to be a Teacher of the Deaf during a global pandemic

How Deaf Education at UoM has helped me to become a better teacher

The Deaf Education course at the University of Manchester aims to help qualified teachers train to become Teacher’s of the Deaf. Dawn Sommerlad is currently undertaking the course and has found that it is already having an impact on not only how she teaches but on how she approaches day to day conversations. With a … More How Deaf Education at UoM has helped me to become a better teacher

Becoming a Teacher of the Deaf with the help of a Con Powell Scholarship

The MSc/PGDip Deaf Education course at The University of Manchester is designed for both fully trained teachers who are seeking to become teachers of the deaf and for individuals who are looking to expand their research skills. Ryan Brewer, a current student on the course, fits into the former category and here he gives us … More Becoming a Teacher of the Deaf with the help of a Con Powell Scholarship