Chair of the WCSM
charity, Dr Natalie Briggs, said: "We were delighted by the number of applicants for our new three-year grant and I am pleased to announce it has been awarded to Goalball UK."
A new set of easier to understand qualifications are being discussed and WCSM
's director of training, Deborah Gigg (pictured far right), has joined ABDO College as course coordinator for optical support programmes.
Dr Tomkins holds the office of Master of the WCSM
for a year, "pulling together the threads of our strategy for the fight against visual impairment, the charity and the City of London."
It included the admission of 20 applicants into the freedom of the WCSM
At the WCSM
ceremony, the AOP's chief executive, Henrietta Alderman, was admitted to the livery of the WCSM
The scheme, which the WCSM
helped establish last year, is funded by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, as OT reported at the time.
"wants the spectacle industry to benefit," said Mr Jones.
What are you hoping to achieve in your new role as Master of the WCSM
It is a recognition of years of service to our sector, in a variety of different roles, including a long association with, and commitment to, the WCSM
. He brings a huge amount of experience, knowledge and perspective to the AOP and I am sure that the WCSM
will benefit equally from his input."
The portfolio for the autumn courses with the historic Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM
) are the most comprehensive to date.
Last year, Conlons began working with the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM
) on a programme to further strengthen the skills, motivation and loyalty of its staff--the Level 2 Diploma in Optical Retail Skills.
AS THE Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM
) announces the first set of results for its Certificate in Optical Care, the chief optometrist at NHS Education for Scotland (NES) has said that the new examination marks a "change in attitude" in Scotland.