About the Royal Blind Learning Hub

What does the Royal Blind Learning Hub Do? 

Sally Paterson, Learning Hub ManagerThe Royal Blind Learning Hub provides teacher training, educational resources, advice and workshops to teachers and other education professionals working with visually impaired children and young people. 

We offer support through:

We aim to support teachers, classroom support staff and learning assistants who work with visually impaired pupils in mainstream and independent schools.

Our support aims to complement services provided by local authorities

The resources on this website are designed for teachers working in mainstream schools that have visually impaired students in their classroom. They can also be useful for those involved in informal and community education, as well as parents and carers of visually impaired people. 

Our seminars are run across Scotland. Our face-to-face support to teachers is primarily for the education sector in Scotland, although we can at times support those further afield as well. 

About Our Staff

Sally Paterson is our Learning Hub Manager and is a Qualified Teacher of the Visually Impaired (QTVI). Sally has spent 23 years in teaching, the last decade of which has been with blind and partially sighted pupils. Most recently Sally worked as a teacher within a dedicated visual impairment local authority service.  

Sally works with teachers in the Royal Blind School to share their expertise of working with visually impaired pupils with other educators.


Contact Us

We value your input into the development of our service.

Call us on 0131 446 3128

Or use our contact form if you would like our support and to make suggestions for online resources to be added to this site. This website is in its infancy and we welcome your views into what materials will be useful to share on it.


Website Accessibility

We strive to make our website, projects and facilities as accessible as possible and your feedback is always welcome to help us improve your experience.

Visit our accessibility page.

Last modified: Thursday, 28 September 2017, 11:33 AM