NDCO Resources2020-10-02T02:41:54+00:00

NDCO Resources

The NDCO program has produced a broad range of resources to support the transition of students with disability into tertiary education and subsequent employment.  To see the full collection of National resources go to the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training NDCO Resources page.

Acronyms

The NDCO program has access to a range of local information and resources to support the transition of people with disability.

Please contact your local NDCO if you require further information.
The Education Training and Employment sector has a huge range of acronyms that are at times confusing.  The following is a list of common acronyms that you may find helpful.

The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET)

ADCET provides information, advice and resources to disability practitioners, academics, teachers and students on inclusive practices within the post-secondary education sector.  

The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training is a central resource that houses a broad range of useful resource to support the access and participation successful completion of people with disability in tertiary education. The website offers information and resources for disability practitioners, inclusive teaching and to support students with disability in the post secondary education sector.  Resources include, videos, webinars, worksheets, newsletters and podcasts. Go to the ADCET website for more information.

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Broaden Your Horizons

Broaden Your Horizons provides a wide range of information to help young people with disability, their families/carers and other professionals prepare for life after school.This online resource aims to give young people the tools and resources they need to succeed and excel in further education, training and employment.  These include, studying at TAFE or University, and employment, Government programs and support, mentoring, specific disability types and overview of useful disability services.

Employability Curriculum

The Employability Curriculum consists of a Lesson plans and videos based on the 8 key employability skills; Communication; Teamwork; Problem solving; Initiative and enterprise
Planning and Organising; Learning; Technology and Self-management.

Get Ready Workbook Series

The NDCO program has developed a series of workbooks for young people with disability, a chronic medical condition or a mental health condition to help plan life after school. These workbooks are based on the top ten tips for moving into post school education, training and employment pathways. They contain practical activities, facts on rights and responsibilities, useful links and more! The workbooks are FREE to download and can be progressively completed electronically and saved to a computer. There is also a plain text version for users of assistive technology and an Easy English version of the Student and ATSI workbook for people with low literacy or language skills.

Disability Standards for Education 2005

The Disability Standards for Education 2005 clarify the obligations of education and training providers, and seek to ensure that students with disability can access and participate in education on the same basis as other students. 

NDIS Teacher Resources

This information is to be used in conjunction with the relevant Education Department’s current policy, guidelines and practice. It is not the intention to provide additional work, but rather assist teachers in identifying useful relevant resources for students who are considering the post school options, including accessing the NDIS.

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Tertiary Transition Stories

The National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program has testimonials from students with a range of disabilities who have participated in tertiary education.

Disclosure it’s a Personal Decision

Disclosure of disability presents a number of challenges and choices for people with a disability, particularly those participating in education and employment.

Disclosure: It’s A Personal Decision is a resource which provides substantial information about options and pathways that people with disabilities can use in disclosing their disability in post-secondary education and employment environments.
The website provides substantial information about options and pathways that people with disabilities can use in disclosing their disability in post-secondary education and employment environments. It also articulates the role and responsibilities of employers and educators in relation to disclosure.

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