2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 Final Report

2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 Throughout 2020, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment conducted the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards). The aim of the Review was to test if the Standards are effective in supporting students with disability to access [...]

By |2021-05-12T03:31:44+00:00May 12th, 2021|Advocacy, Policy|Comments Off on 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 Final Report

2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 Throughout 2020, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment conducted the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards). The aim of the Review was to test if the Standards are effective in supporting students with disability to access and [...]

By |2021-03-14T21:25:04+00:00March 14th, 2021|Policy|Comments Off on 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

Rights based self-advocacy toolkit for students with disability accessing education.

Learning Together - Australian Centre for Disability Law (ACDL) has devised an Education Toolkit so as students and families can understand their rights, and advocate more effectively for reasonable adjustments.  The toolkit has been designed to: assist students with a range of disabilities to access an equitable and inclusive education; build [...]

By |2021-03-09T00:12:24+00:00March 9th, 2021|Advocacy, Resources|Comments Off on Rights based self-advocacy toolkit for students with disability accessing education.

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|1 Comment

Have Your Say During the Disability Royal Commission- Your Voice Matters

Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) is writing a report about the experiences of disabled young people. This report will be our submission to the Disability Royal Commission in Australia. The Disability Royal Commission is a way for the government to look into how disabled people are treated in Australia. They [...]

By |2021-02-21T22:50:09+00:00February 21st, 2021|Events, Policy|Comments Off on Have Your Say During the Disability Royal Commission- Your Voice Matters

CYDA and UNSW Research – Transitions for Young People

Are you a young person with disability aged 15 to 24? Did you move from school in 2020 or are you moving from your school this year to work, do further study or something different? Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) is partnering with the University of New [...]

By |2021-01-28T00:44:39+00:00January 28th, 2021|Research|Comments Off on CYDA and UNSW Research – Transitions for Young People

International Day of People with Disability 2020

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is annually observed on 3 December to promote the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities and to take action for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society and development. This year, the International Day of Persons [...]

By |2020-12-14T00:17:13+00:00December 14th, 2020|Articles, Policy, Research, Resources|Comments Off on International Day of People with Disability 2020

New Resources for Schools Exploring Disability and Inclusion

The Attitude Foundation has released a new resource exploring disability and Inclusion.  This study guide to accompany Perspective Shift has been written for students in Years 9 – 12.  It provides information and suggestions for learning activities in Years 9 – 10 in the following learning areas: English – The Arts – [...]

By |2020-12-07T01:12:25+00:00December 7th, 2020|Resources|Comments Off on New Resources for Schools Exploring Disability and Inclusion

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|Comments Off on Australian University Mental Health Framework Launch

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|Comments Off on Broaden Your Horizons quarterly newsletter now out