Gwyn McCormack

Qualified Teacher of Vision Impairments (BPhil. Spec.Ed. V.I. Distinction) Qualified Teacher Status (Cert.Ed)

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. She also spent five years managing a local authority peripatetic support service for children with vision impairments before leaving to set up Positive Eye.

Gwyn is an enthusiastic, committed and motivational individual, with a wealth of experience and knowledge in the field of education and vision impairment. She was inspired to set up Positive Eye by a passionate desire to improve outcomes children with vision impairments by providing expert practical advice to help practitioners develop their skills and knowledge.

Gwyn has a clear understanding of inclusion from the School, Service, Child and Family perspectives. Through Positive Eye, Gwyn provides
courses and resources that offer practically based, solution focused strategies and approaches.

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.

Testimonial

“The inspirational ideas and targeted outcomes outlined in Positive Looking 2 form the interventions we deliver as a service and have been incredibly successful in promoting the development of specialist skills for children with vision impairment”

Testimonial: Review of Positive Looking 2, Claire, Teacher of VI, London