Gwyn McCormack

Gwyn McCormack

Director Gwyn McCormack founded Positive Eye in 2008 after spending many years as a teacher, first in mainstream secondary school and then as a Qualified Teacher of Vision Impairments in a peripatetic support service.

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Martin McCormack

Martin McCormack

Martin supports the day to day running of Positive Eye and is also a director. He has worked alongside Gwyn since the company began in 2008 taking on a more significant role as the company has developed.

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Positive Eye is a leading provider of educational consultancy and training for professionals working with children and young people with vision impairment. Our courses and products are widely used throughout the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Positive Eye uses simple, easy to understand, accessible methods to support practitioners in schools, Services for Vision Impairment, charities and other organisations. Our practical approach enables providers of every level of expertise, from Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators, class teachers, Qualified Teachers of Vision Impairments (QTVIs) to specialist teaching assistants, to meet the needs of children and young people with vision impairment or special educational needs. Watch the video of Gwyn speaking at the Tactile Reading Conference held in Stockholm – April 2017. Gwyn has a very practical style of delivery…..

Taking a unique and practical approach Positive Eye offers a range of services from a full consultancy service to hands on, interactive courses which clearly demonstrate how to improve learning outcomes and measure progress. Our practical, customisable and easy to use products support your Service or school delivery and the children you work with.

In addition Positive Eye runs a correspondence braille course, and collaborates with a wide range of partners including RNIB, VIEW, charities and the University of Birmingham. We also contribute to the delivery of  a postgraduate diploma course for teachers of VI.

We deliver training worldwide and have presented at many conferences including:

  • Getting in touch with literacy – Albuquerque, America, November 2015,
  • Practical Pedagogies Conference – Toulouse November 2016
  • VIEW Conference – March 2016
  • VIEW Conference March 2017 and 2018
  • Tactile Reading Conference – Stockholm, April 2017
  • Teaching and Learning Conference – Leicester UK, June 2017
  • UKEd Conference – October 2017
  • Getting in touch with literacy – New Orleans, America, December 2017

Contact us today and find out how to develop your confidence, knowledge, skills – enabling you to enable the child.