Vision Academy Launch Announcement

Vision Academy written above a mortar board

Vision Ireland is delighted to share the exciting news of the launch of Vision Academy.

What is Vision Academy?

Vision Academy is a comprehensive online learning service designed to cater to the specific needs and interests of the sight loss community. The service is built on Blackboard, a popular and user-friendly Learning Management System (LMS), which makes it straightforward to navigate and use for students with vision impairments.

Diverse range of subjects

The primary objective of Vision Academy is to foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment, empowering students to acquire new skills, knowledge, and confidence. From technology and advocacy to accessible sports, our courses are tailored to address the unique needs and challenges faced by the sight loss community, ensuring they are both informative and practical.

Expert Instruction and Commitment to Accessibility

Our team of expert instructors ensures that all of our courses are accessible, and delivered in a way that suits different learning styles. We are committed to providing high-quality education that helps our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

Explore and Advocate

Whether you aim to enhance your computer skills, advocate for your rights, delve into accessible sports, or develop orientation and mobility skills, Vision Academy has a course suited for you.

Accessing Vision Academy

To access Vision Academy, you can visit the Vision Ireland or Vision Sports website. Log in to your myVI or myVSI account and select the Vision Academy Training tile. Notably, Vision Academy recently received the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging award at the 2023 Catalyst Awards, recognizing its commitment to creating an accessible learning environment.

Further Information

For more details about Vision Academy and the diverse learning opportunities it offers, feel free to reach out to [email protected] or contact the V I Labs team at 1800 911 110.

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