Video: Studying Deaf Education and working as a Teacher of the Deaf

Azra Parveen is a Teacher of the Deaf who studied on the MSc Deaf Education course at Manchester. Watch this video conversation with lecturer Lindsey Jones to find out about Azra’s experiences at Manchester and the brilliant work she’s been doing since qualifying as a Teacher of the Deaf. … More Video: Studying Deaf Education and working as a Teacher of the Deaf

A career in deaf education: Rory’s story

Rory McDonnell has spent 30 years working as a Teacher of the Deaf after completing his degree at Manchester in 1991. He is currently the Team Leader for the Royal Greenwich Sensory Service, co-chair of the NATSIP Reference Group, and Chair of the Sensory Teachers Apprenticeship Trailblazer. Here, he tells us about his career and the changes … More A career in deaf education: Rory’s story

Why I’m undertaking post-registration training in paediatric audiology

Ben Gillett is an audiologist who is studying on our MSc Advanced Audiology Studies (Paediatric Pathway) course. Here, he talks about his job, why he decided to take the course, and how it has helped both himself and the department he works in. … More Why I’m undertaking post-registration training in paediatric audiology

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 the MSc in 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 … More COVID-19: Training to be a Teacher of the Deaf during a global pandemic