Transitioning to Meaningful Employment with NDIS

Disability Employment: using Customised Employment & the NDIS to support choice Transitioning to Meaningful Employment Disability Employment: using Customised Employment & the NDIS to support choice Join Knox City Council Disability Services and Youth Services for this parent webinar presented by Jon Adams, Centre for Disability Employment Research and Practice. Open to parents, carers and [...]

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Rights based self-advocacy toolkit for students with disability accessing education.

Learning Together - Australian Centre for Disability Law (ACDL) has devised an Education Toolkit so as students and families can understand their rights, and advocate more effectively for reasonable adjustments.  The toolkit has been designed to: assist students with a range of disabilities to access an equitable and inclusive education; build [...]

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I Can Resources – Humans on the Autism Spectrum: School Leavers

The I Can Network share Autistic insights through personal stories and professional development. Worldwide,  offering free webinars and online resources via  newsletter and social media pages. Since 2016,  the I Can Network have been running an annual campaign called Humans on the Autism Spectrum, through which they celebrate the personal stories and insights of [...]

By |2021-03-08T23:46:54+00:00March 8th, 2021|Events, Professional development, Resources, Webinars|Comments Off on I Can Resources – Humans on the Autism Spectrum: School Leavers

Future Skills for Victoria – Driving collaboration and innovation in post-secondary education and training 

In November 2019, the Victorian Government commissioned a significant review into Victoria’s post-secondary education and training system to ensure Victoria has the skills we need for our growing economy. In 2020, the Review Chaired by Ms Jenny Macklin, took on the added challenge of responding to the unprecedented shock Victoria has [...]

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Access and success at leading universities around the world

The World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED) Seminar on ‘Access and success at leading universities around the world’ taking place on Wednesday 24 March from 13.00 - 15.00 (UK time). In late 2020 the Sutton Trust released the report ‘Room and the Top: Access at leading universities around the [...]

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Dyslexia Awareness in Education March 2021

Dyslexia Awareness in Education March 2021 The Dear Dyslexic Foundation is celebrating dyslexic awareness in education in March 2021 going live with the DHub  learning management system and their first eLearning Course Dyslexia in the Workplace  March. Throughout the month of March there will be  tips and tricks to support the tertiary [...]

By |2021-03-02T19:35:00+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Events, Resources|1 Comment

The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System released

The Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health's final report became available online on 2 February 2021. The final report including the 65 recommendations and a range of  facts sheets can be downloaded from this link.  

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5 ways Support Coordinators can help NDIS participants find a job

Supporting Employment Outcomes - advice for Support Coordinators Author: Sally Coddington Published by DSC 1 March 2020 The NDIA has been busy making changes to NDIS funding for employment and has an employment strategy aptly titled the NDIS Employment Strategy 2019 – 2022. While all this effort indicates a welcome emphasis [...]

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Stepping Into Internships Winter 2021 roles are now open!

Applications for the Stepping Into Winter 2021 roles are now open For more  national opportunities go to the AND website. To keep updated on when new opportunities arise, sign up to the Mailing List. Live in regional Victoria? See our Connect50 website for more internship opportunities. Australian Bureau of Statistics (Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents and [...]

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Disability Scholarship Program

Victorian Government Department of Justice and Community Safety Scholarship Program As a major employer, the department is in a strong position to play a lead role in helping shift attitudes and drive positive change for people with disability, as clients, service users and staff with disability. A key initiative to support people with disability [...]

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