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New College Worcester has launched their annual campaign, Eye Care We Care. The campaign runs throughout May 2021 and aims to draw attention to a wide range of issues surrounding blindness and vision impairment whilst raising funds to support the students’ education and well-being. We are inviting individuals, businesses, schools and community groups to take
Budding digital guru and Year 10 student Daniel came as runner up in the VICTA Apptastic competition, where he designed and put forward his own app for the vision impaired community! Apptastic, a competition ran by VICTA in partnership with Microsoft and City, University of London, tasked young vision impaired technology designers to come up
With each of our students having a personalised programme of learning, we are able to balance academic education alongside the need to develop important skills for independence so that the learning becomes lifelong. As a residential setting, we offer a Waking Day Curriculum meaning that learning extends beyond the school day and into the houses.
We are delighted to be trialling the latest cane technology by WeWalk, an organisation founded by graduates who are transforming VI aids through Artificial Intelligence technology. WeWalk’s Smart Cane comprises of an attachment which fits on top of any white cane and uses built-in sensors, touchpad and voice interface to enable the user to detect
Students and parents have come together to record a heartwarming video to thank all staff at NCW for their work with young people during a very unprecedented year! Leo’s mum, Hannah, said: “What a year 2020 has been… The children at NCW are incredibly lucky to have such dedicated staff and volunteers with their best