Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1943 POR Braille Badge


1) Hold the Friend to the Blind Badge.

2) Transcribe from print, with not more than ten errors, three large sheets Standard English Grade II interlined Braille.

a) Newspaper cutting or similar passage.

b) Letter.

c) Fifty lines of poetry.

3) Read by sight or touch Standard English Grade II interlined or interpointed Braille, written on both sides.

Note - Testers for the written part of this test should hold the Certificate of the National Institute for the Blind or the National Library for the Blind.

1947 POR Braille Badge


1) Transcribe from print, with not more than ten errors, three large sheets written on both sides of Standard English Braille Grade II.  This should include

a) Newspaper cutting or similar passage.

b) Letter.

c) Fifty lines of poetry.

2) Read by sight or touch Standard English Grade II interlined or interpointed Braille, written on both sides.

Note - Testers for the written part of this test should hold the Certificate of the National Institute for the Blind or the National Library for the Blind.

1950 POR - Braille Badge


1) Transcribe from print, with not more than ten errors, three large sheets written on both sides of Standard English Braille Grade II.  This should include

a) Newspaper cutting or similar passage.

b) Letter.

c) Fifty lines of poetry.

2) Read by sight or touch Standard English Grade II interlined or interpointed Braille, written on both sides.

Note - Testers for the written part of this test should hold the Certificate of the National Institute for the Blind or the National Library for the Blind.

1953 POR - Braille Badge


1) Transcribe from print, with not more than ten errors, three large sheets written on both sides of Standard English Braille Grade II.  This should include

a) Newspaper cutting or similar passage.

b) Letter.

c) Fifty lines of poetry.

2) Read by sight or touch Standard English Grade II interlined or interpointed Braille, written on both sides.

Note - Testers for the written part of this test should hold the Certificate of the National Institute for the Blind or the National Library for the Blind.

1957 POR - Braille Badge


1) Transcribe from dictation, with not more than ten errors, three large sheets written on both sides of Standard English Braille Grade II, to include:

a) Newspaper cutting or similar passage.

b) Letter.

c) Fifty lines of poetry.

2) Read by sight or touch Standard English Grade II interlined or interpointed Braille, written on both sides.

Note - Testers for the written part of this test must hold the Certificate of the National Institute for the Blind or the National Library for the Blind.

1960 POR - Braille Badge


1) Transcribe from dictation, with not more than ten errors, three large sheets written on both sides of Standard English Braille Grade II, to include:

a) Newspaper cutting or similar passage.

b) Letter.

c) Fifty lines of poetry.

2) Read by sight or touch Standard English Grade II interlined or interpointed Braille, written on both sides.

Note - Testers for the written part of this test must hold the Certificate of the National Institute for the Blind or the National Library for the Blind.

1961 (July) POR - Braille Badge


1) Transcribe from dictation, with not more than ten errors, three large sheets written on both sides of Standard English Braille Grade II, to include:

a) Newspaper cutting or similar passage.

b) Letter.

c) Fifty lines of poetry.

2) Read by sight or touch Standard English Grade II interlined or interpointed Braille, written on both sides.

Note - Testers for the written part of this test must hold the Certificate of the National Institute for the Blind or the National Library for the Blind.

1964 (March) POR - Braille Badge


1) Transcribe from dictation, with not more than ten errors, three large sheets written on both sides of Standard English Braille Grade II, to include:

a) Newspaper cutting or similar passage.

b) Letter.

c) Fifty lines of poetry.

2) Read by sight or touch Standard English Grade II interlined or interpointed Braille, written on both sides.

Note - Testers for the written part of this test must hold the Certificate of the National Institute for the Blind or the National Library for the Blind.

1965 (July) POR - Braille Badge


1) Transcribe from dictation, with not more than ten errors, three large sheets written on both sides of Standard English Braille Grade II, to include:

a) Newspaper cutting or similar passage.

b) Letter.

c) Fifty lines of poetry.

2) Read by sight or touch Standard English Grade II interlined or interpointed Braille, written on both sides.

Note - Testers for the written part of this test must hold the Certificate of the National Institute for the Blind or the National Library for the Blind.

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