Australian University Mental Health Framework Launch

About this Event Date: Friday 4 December 2020 Time 12.00 - 1.00 pm Registration  Funded by the Australian Government's Department of Health, the Australian University Mental Health Framework has been developed over two years in consultation with stakeholders – including students, the university sector, the mental health sector and government. [...]

By |2020-11-29T21:05:11+00:00November 29th, 2020|Events, Policy|0 Comments

National Disability Research Partnership

Research Agenda An inclusive and interdisciplinary consortium. The University of Sydney is leading a consortium to deliver a national disability research agenda that will see research significantly enhance the lives of people with disability, their families and carers through policy and practice. The research agenda will be developed from a [...]

By |2020-11-26T23:42:01+00:00November 26th, 2020|Policy, Research|0 Comments

Broaden Your Horizons quarterly newsletter now out

Check out our quarterly newsletter! Inside this edition you will find resources to support students who will transition to further education in 2021, A tool kit for celebrating the International Day of People with Disability in your school and opportunities for you and your students to share experiences of the [...]

By |2020-11-26T05:17:25+00:00November 26th, 2020|Events, Resources|0 Comments

Vacancy – National Disability Coordination Officer (Region 17)

National Disability Coordination Officer (Region 17) The National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program is a Commonwealth funded service to address the barriers that people with disability face, in successfully accessing and completing post-school education and training, and subsequent employment. For more information please click here: https://www.ndcovictoria.net.au/ About the role We [...]

By |2020-11-26T01:34:56+00:00November 26th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

An inclusive education for every young Victorian – Victorian Budget 20 -21

Media release: Inclusive Education: Making Sure Our Kids Can Be Their Best The Victorian Budget 2020/21 will invest an unprecedented nearly $1.6 billion to make sure students with disability are supported in the classroom through an Australian first Disability Inclusion package. The record investment will transform support for students with disability in Victorian government [...]

By |2020-11-24T04:03:05+00:00November 24th, 2020|Policy|0 Comments

Review into vocational and applied learning pathways in senior secondary schooling

Review into vocational and applied learning pathways in senior secondary schooling The Victorian Budget 2020-21 invests $38 million to support students to access high-quality vocational and applied learning pathways and develop a new vocational pathway within the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). This is the first stage in implementing the [...]

By |2020-11-24T02:15:44+00:00November 24th, 2020|Policy|0 Comments

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: Interim Report

Extract from Disability Services Commission article Author Jessica Quilty The Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability was released on 30 October. The report identifies a number of emerging themes as particularly pertinent throughout the inquiry. These are choice and control attitudes [...]

By |2020-11-24T01:35:07+00:00November 24th, 2020|Policy, Research|0 Comments

NCSEHE Student Equity Snapshots Forum — Mr David Eckstein

‘There’s nothing inevitable about exclusion.’ Australian universities: choices and issues in careers support for students with disability The NCSEHE hosted a series of lightning talks and online discussions presented by the 2019/20 Equity Fellows on 26–30 October 2020. The NCSEHE hosted a series of lightning talks and online discussions presented [...]

By |2020-11-23T00:46:04+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Events, Policy, Research, Webinars|0 Comments

University Specialist Employment Partnership (USEP) Webinars

University Specialist Employment Partnership is a collaborative program preparing and connecting tertiary students with disability to employment relevant to their qualifications. Last week a series of webinars were delivered and can be viewed for the next 3 weeks. MyPlus Be Disability Confident on Campus toolkit Shhh! It’s a secret – [...]

By |2020-11-19T00:07:15+00:00November 16th, 2020|Resources, Webinars|0 Comments

Pathways to Tertiary Education 2021 Forum

Pathways to Tertiary Education (P2T) is an online series of events, that will culminate in a virtual opportunity to connect with TAFE, RTO and university disability practitioners. This online series is aimed at improving the transition of students with disability from secondary school into tertiary education. This Survey should take no more [...]

By |2020-11-16T02:10:49+00:00November 16th, 2020|Events, Webinars|0 Comments