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

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

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|Comments Off on Pathways to Tertiary Education 2021 Forum

Shape your future – New My Future Website

Introducing the new-look myfuture The myfuture team is proud to announce the launch of its refreshed, new-look website. We've improved the design and navigation to make it easier for you to explore myfuture's career tools and resources. We've also enhanced a range of features to help you find, collect and [...]

By |2020-11-17T03:56:22+00:00November 16th, 2020|Resources|Comments Off on Shape your future – New My Future Website

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|Comments Off on Disability Standards for Education for senior secondary

Reading Instruction for Secondary Grade Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: A Focus on Comprehension

LDA is an association of teachers and other professionals dedicated to assisting students with learning difficulties through effective teaching practices based on scientific research. Students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) in secondary school settings often have deficient reading skills. This article focuses on two instructional practices for improving the [...]

By |2020-10-11T23:07:19+00:00October 11th, 2020|Articles, Research|Comments Off on Reading Instruction for Secondary Grade Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: A Focus on Comprehension

People with disability in Australia – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Education participation needs and challenges Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) People with disability in Australia web report details the compulsory education participation needs and challenges of people with disability in Australia.  The report  highlights that some students with disability may need additional support to help them participate in [...]

By |2020-10-08T23:53:05+00:00October 8th, 2020|Research|Comments Off on People with disability in Australia – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Preparing for Further education online information session

Preparing for further Ed. Flyer A National Disability Coordination Officer Program and Swinburne Skills and Jobs Centre Initiative Time: 3.30 - 4.30 pm Date: Thursday 22 & 29 October - Registration: bit.ly/2Gxvj82  Online information session for students with disability to discover the supports and services that are available at university, TAFE and other [...]

By |2020-10-11T23:42:53+00:00October 7th, 2020|Events, Webinars|Comments Off on Preparing for Further education online information session

Public inquiry into access to TAFE for learners with disability

A new public inquiry into access to TAFE for learners with disability is seeking community input. The Victorian Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Committee is inviting written submissions on how to improve access to TAFE for learners with disability. Issues being examined include barriers faced by learners with disability when [...]

By |2020-10-07T22:35:27+00:00October 7th, 2020|Policy, Research|Comments Off on Public inquiry into access to TAFE for learners with disability

ITECA eUpdate -2020 Australian Government Budget Summary

Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) Article Tuesday 6 October 2020 The 2020 Australian Government Budget makes a substantial investment in vocational education and training, programs to support careers selection, plus regulatory reform. The massive investment in vocational education and training set out in the 2020 Australian Government budget will help [...]

By |2020-10-06T23:06:49+00:00October 6th, 2020|Articles, Policy|Comments Off on ITECA eUpdate -2020 Australian Government Budget Summary