Virtual Reality and Education

Student using a VR device
How Virtual Reality can be used to Support Children with Special Educational Needs


Charlton Park Academy is a Special Academy for students with complex, low incidence special educational needs. Based in Greenwich, London, Charlton Park goes above and beyond to transform the lives of its students, focusing on ensuring that they become happy and fulfilled both as adults and citizens and who are able to pursue their interests and dreams. Although Charlton Park have not had the technology for long, they have already used it in a number of different ways and just as importantly, are still full of ideas about how they can implement it effectively in their classrooms to maximise student engagement and enjoyment.

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This article appears online at, March 2018
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