Welcome to our newest member: BANZAT

At our most recent Executive meeting, Round Table welcomed our newest member organisation: the Braille Authority of New Zealand Aotearoa Trust (BANZAT).

Established in August 2010, BANZAT’s purpose is to set standards and to make rulings on braille code usage within New Zealand, maintain awareness and consistency with current international developments in all braille codes, accredit practitioners involved in braille production, promote braille as the prime literacy medium for blind people and promote best practice in teaching, acquisition and distribution of braille.

BANZAT works closely with the Australian Braille Authority on a number of projects including the Trans-Tasman Braille Proficiency Certificate. We look forward to their membership further strengthening the ties between braille developments in both countries.

Advertisements


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s