IACLE to deliver narrated lectures to members worldwide

IACLE members around the world are invited to take part in a series of live and recorded online lectures. The live narrated lectures from IACLE Executive Board members and staff will run daily at 12 noon London time from Monday 6 April to Thursday 9 April on the Zoom platform. Recorded versions will be available online.

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Special Notice IACLE’s online resources to support remote teaching

IACLE is offering all educators access to online resources for remote teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. The IACLE Case Reports Series is now under ‘Free Resources’ to share with students. The 2013 IACLE Contact Lens Course is also freely available as a student aid. The latest version of the course – ICLC2020 – will be available to members next month. IACLE is currently developing a series of narrated lectures as additional support for its members worldwide.

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Global Member Newsletter March 2020

Effects of coronavirus felt at institutions worldwide and Dutch Contact Lens Congress postponed. Universities around the world have been affected by the spread of the COVID-19 virus, with institutions closed to students and relying on online education. The Nederlands Contactlens Congres, due to take place in Holland on 15-16 March, has been postponed and will be rescheduled for later this year.

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Effects of coronavirus felt at institutions worldwide and Dutch Contact Lens Congress postponed

Universities around the world have been affected by the spread of the COVID-19 virus, with institutions closed to students and relying on online education. China National Coordinator Qu Xiaomei said the situation in China was improving, but schools were not open as normal and students were taking online classes at home. Universities in Korea and Italy are …

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Global Member Newsletter February 2020

It was an amazing trip with lots of learning and inspiration,’ says FIACLE Maheswari Srinivasan (pictured center) who attended the 2019 AOCLE Annual Workshop in the USA thanks to an IACLE Travel Award. The deadline for entries for the 2020 IACLE Travel Awards – and the IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year Awards, sponsored by CooperVision – is 28 February.

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Global Member Newsletter January 2020 – Special Notice

The International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) is offering educators worldwide the chance to become IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year and travel to the annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), Academy 2020 Nashville, in Tennessee, USA (8-10 October). IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year will be awarded to three individuals, one from each of IACLE’s three global regions.

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Global Member Newsletter December 2019

Happy New Year to all our members around the world! 2019 was an exceptional year for IACLE across all three of our global regions. Thank you to all members and to our industry sponsors for your continued support. We look forward to your participation during 2020 when we will be introducing new resources and programs, and announcing exciting plans for our next World Congress on Contact Lens Education.

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Global Member Newsletter November 2019

IACLE board and staff joined members, FIACLEs and guests for a 40th Anniversary celebration hosted by President Dr Shehzad Naroo (center) and Vice President Professor Philip Morgan at the Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry (24 October. Our time wall of IACLE’s achievements had its final outing of the year at the booth.

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Global Member Newsletter November 2019 – Special Notice

The expansion of optometric education worldwide will open up major opportunities for IACLE, which celebrates its 40th Anniversary today. That's according to discussions at the Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry (23-27 October), hosted in Florida by the American Academy of Optometry and World Council of Optometry (WCO).

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Global Member Newsletter – October 2019

IACLE Americas has paid its first official visit to Central America with a seminar and workshop in Guatemala City. The event provided 8 hours of lectures and workshops (pictured top) for around 50 attendees (4 September). Americas Regional Coordinator Guillermo Carrillo also visited the Universidad Galileo Optometry Program to talk to students about IACLE

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