Awetism 2021 Virtual Expo

AWETISM 2021 virtual expo Date: Friday November 12 2021 Time: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm Website: https://awetism.vfairs.com/ The AWETISM 2021 virtual expo is a free event targeted at Autistic and neurodivergent students both primary and secondary, who are aware of their Autism diagnosis. Now in it’s seventh year, our [...]

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Graduates with Disability Employment Super Fair

Students with Disability  Super fair TUESDAY, 28TH SEPTEMBER 2021 2:00PM to 4:00PM AEST | 1:30PM to 3:30PM ACST | 12:00PM to 2:00PM AWST The fair will be live for two hours. During the first 30 minutes, you can join the Panel Session to hear from a mix of employers and panelists about the most [...]

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Skills Education Webinar: Strategies for Inclusion of Students with Disability

Skills Education Webinar: Strategies for Inclusion of Students with Disability Event details Presented by Jane Goodfellow, this session will explore a range of strategies suitable for VET trainers working with students with disability. With a focus on the Universal Design for Learning framework, Jane will provide practical ideas and [...]

By |2021-09-16T01:45:11+00:00September 15th, 2021|Events, Professional development, Resources, Webinars|Comments Off on Skills Education Webinar: Strategies for Inclusion of Students with Disability

Vision Australia’s Further Education Bursary Closes 30 September 2021

Vision Australia's Further Education Bursary 2022 Each year, Vision Australia awards Further Education Bursaries to a select number of students who are blind or have low vision. The bursaries provide adaptive technology to help the students fully participate and succeed in their chosen studies. Assistive technology can eliminate barriers to education [...]

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Neurodiversity Hub Resources

The Neurodiversity Hub Although there is broad diversity across the population, some individuals have neurological variations that make it particularly challenging for their communication, self-expression and interactions with others. Neurodiversity is a broad umbrella and is not just autism. Neurological variations can include autism, Asperger's, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, [...]

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Catch Up on the Workability Live and Free Self Advocacy session 

Self Advocacy Webinar Recording  In this session, learn how to include student voices in developing individualised learning plans and career action plans. Also, this approach sets up the foundations for students to be empowered and has the skills for Post School life; this session will include guest speakers sharing [...]

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What is the NDIS and Supports for Leaving School Webinar Recording 

Want to Learn about how NDIS supports students get ready for employment? This session will provide information on NDIS, how to sign up, how to get started, and the programs and support which improves outcomes for young people with disabilities, for example: Employment Goals: As part of the NDIS [...]

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Apprentice Disability Achievement Award

Apprentice Disability Achievement Award The Melbourne Apprenticeship Disability Network (MADN) are delighted with the addition of a new award to celebrate the achievements of apprentices and trainees with disability. The Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) have introduced the category to their 2021 Industry Awards.  This new award category recognises an apprentice/trainee with [...]

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Autism Connect – National Helpline

Autism Connect — National Autism Helpline Autism Connect is a free, national autism helpline, providing independent and expert information over phone, email and webchat. It supports autistic people, their families and carers, health professionals, researchers, teachers, employers and the broader community. Telephone 1300 308 699 or Go to this [...]

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VCAL Review and the consultation process extended to 6 October 2021

VCAL Review Consultation for Senior Secondary Reform extended to 6 October 2021 In 2019, the Victorian Government commissioned John Firth to conduct a review into vocational and applied learning pathways in senior secondary schooling (Firth Review). The Firth Review found that we need to do more to make vocational [...]

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