Open for applications — Department of Social Services grants

Open for applications — Department of Social Services grants Open for applications — Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Economic and Community Participation Program – Economic Participation Grant Opportunity 2020-21 The Australian Government is inviting organisations via an open competitive grant process to apply to deliver services under the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Program’s Economic [...]

By |2020-10-30T01:19:20+00:00October 30th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Disability Standards for Education for senior secondary

This course is designed to help you uphold your legal obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) and the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards). These obligations focus on providing fair access to education for students with disability. The course may also assist classroom teachers with leadership roles in areas [...]

By |2020-10-28T00:19:03+00:00October 28th, 2020|Policy, Resources|0 Comments

Supporting young people with disability to access NDIS employment support

The NDIS Price Guide 2020-21 outlines that transition and employment support can be ‘supplied to any working-age participant (including students reaching working age) with an employment goal'. This may include supports to: explore what work would mean for them (discovery); build essential foundation skills for work; managing complex barriers to obtaining and [...]

By |2020-10-26T22:39:31+00:00October 26th, 2020|Resources|0 Comments

Vision for the future

Wednesday 28 October 12pm (AEDT) 2020 has seen a complete restructure of how society conducts its business. For many organisations, this has meant learning to adapt to rapid change. It has also seen some unexpectedly positive outcomes. Particularly for working individuals with vision impairment. Whilst the Australian education system has vastly [...]

By |2020-10-26T00:11:14+00:00October 26th, 2020|Events, Webinars|0 Comments

Work First Discovering Employment Series

Hosted by Work First, The employment arm of the Centre for Disability Employment Research and Practice. Register at https://bit.ly/36PWJgL The 28th of October from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm AEDT. This free webinar is hosted by Jon Adams, Manager for Employment and Training at CDERP. What will we cover? Customised Employment [...]

By |2020-10-21T21:38:39+00:00October 21st, 2020|Webinars|0 Comments

NDCO Churchill Fellowship Recipient

Congratulations Andrea-Evans-McCall for receiving a 2020 Churchill Fellowship! The Churchill Fellowship offers recipients an incredible opportunity to meet and work with influential leaders around the world in their chosen field to address challenges facing Australia. “I felt honoured and excited to have been selected as a 2020 Churchill Fellow. It [...]

By |2020-10-21T04:22:56+00:00October 21st, 2020|Articles, Research|0 Comments

Graduate Careers Disability Confidence: A webinar series

Disability Confidence on Campus The NDCO program is proud to present a series of 3 webinars with Helen Cooke, CEO MyPlus UK. Helen is recognised as the leading expert in disability, graduate careers, recruitment and employer engagement, working with global companies such as PwC, EY, KPMG and GSK. Helen has [...]

By |2020-10-20T22:33:40+00:00October 20th, 2020|Events, Webinars|0 Comments

World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED)

World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED) The National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) have announced a week long programme of online lighting talks to take place between 26-30 October. The NCSEHE supported 12 Equity Fellows to conduct targeted research projects, advancing student equity research, policy and practice. [...]

By |2020-10-20T22:25:00+00:00October 20th, 2020|Articles, Events|0 Comments

Free Webinar Event with Digital Access

Digital Accessibility, the Law and You Digital accessibility and the law is a hot topic right now. With thousands of digital accessibility lawsuits in the U.S., are we just lucky in Australia with fewer here? Does that mean our level of compliance is better than elsewhere in the world? Are [...]

By |2020-10-20T22:18:08+00:00October 20th, 2020|Events, Webinars|0 Comments

Kate deBruin – Using Universal Design Principles to Support Every Student

Dr Kate de Bruin: Using universal design principles to support learning, participation and progress for every student Universal design principles Barrier identification Designing for the 'edges' A practical example View video here Learning Difficulties Australia is an association of teachers and other professionals dedicated to assisting students with learning difficulties through effective teaching [...]

By |2020-10-11T23:58:29+00:00October 11th, 2020|Webinars|0 Comments