Braille Standards Rise

The Trans-Tasman Braille Proficiency Certificate is jointly managed by BANZAT and the Australian Braille Authority. It tests the knowledge of teachers, transcribers and users of Unified English Braille. With the completion of the 2011 examinations last October and the success of a further 19 candidates, 59 New Zealanders now hold this certificate which was first … Read more

New Zealand Papers Well Received

BANZAT was represented at the Fifth General Assembly of the International Council on English Braille (ICEB) in May 2012. Papers were presented about how New Zealand transitioned to Unified English Braille (UEB) and how we have worked with Australia to develop the Trans-Tasman UEB Proficiency Certificate. Our Country Report reviewed the past four years of … Read more