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 [...]

By |2021-03-04T22:32:14+00:00March 4th, 2021|Policy, Research|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2021-03-02T19:53:28+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Events, Professional development, Research|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2021-03-01T05:41:51+00:00March 1st, 2021|Opportunities|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2021-03-01T05:14:31+00:00March 1st, 2021|Opportunities|0 Comments

Orientation for External Support Workers in Tertiary Settings

This program focuses on the roles and responsibilities of workers who are externally employed (paid or unpaid) by individuals and organisations to provide support to students with disability in tertiary settings. The program aims to develop your understanding of how you can best provide this support and manage your responsibilities.​ [...]

By |2020-12-22T03:59:12+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Professional development, Resources|0 Comments

Guidelines – Supporting Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Online

These guidelines have been written by a team of disability, accessibility and education design specialists, many of whom are Deaf and hard of hearing themselves, to address the challenges around the provision of inclusive online education exacerbated by COVID-19. If you are a disability practitioner, educator (e.g. teacher of the [...]

By |2020-12-22T03:34:32+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Resources|0 Comments

Pathways to Tertiary Education (P2T) 2021 Short Survey

Your feedback is important to us! Pathways to Tertiary Education (P2T) is an online series of events being held in 2021 aimed at improving the transition from secondary school into tertiary education for students with disability. P2T is a virtual opportunity for students, parents/carers to connect with TAFE and university disability [...]

By |2020-12-16T22:20:13+00:00December 16th, 2020|Events|0 Comments

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

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