Vision Australia’s Further Education Bursary Closes 30 September 2021

Vision Australia's Further Education Bursary 2022 Each year, Vision Australia awards Further Education Bursaries to a select number of students who are blind or have low vision. The bursaries provide adaptive technology to help the students fully participate and succeed in their chosen studies. Assistive technology can eliminate barriers to education [...]

By |2021-09-15T04:36:07+00:00September 15th, 2021|Opportunities, Resources|Comments Off on Vision Australia’s Further Education Bursary Closes 30 September 2021

Updated resources from the NDCO program

Updated resources from the NDCO program Western Sydney University Get Ready for Uni. Provides information and activities to help young people with disability and their carers get ready for life after school. Find out more about Get Ready for Uni Education to Employment. This webpage supports graduates with disability in navigating the [...]

By |2021-07-22T02:44:27+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Resources|Comments Off on Updated resources from the NDCO program

NDIS participants Improved Learning and CB Lifelong Learning supports

Capacity Building - Improved Learning This support category is for provision of skills training, advice, assistance with arrangements and orientation to assist a participant moving from school to further education. Transition through School and to Further Education This support item is for the provision of skills training, advice, assistance [...]

By |2021-07-22T02:24:25+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on NDIS participants Improved Learning and CB Lifelong Learning supports

Pathways to Tertiary resources available on line

Pathways to Tertiary content hub Hear directly from University and TAFE staff, NDCOs, and other industry experts to help you develop your knowledge and skills for a smoother transition into tertiary education. Learn how to disclose your disability, seek out available supports and negotiate reasonable adjustments through specially designed [...]

By |2021-07-22T02:03:07+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Resources, Websites|Comments Off on Pathways to Tertiary resources available on line

National Careers Institute investigates best practice career support for students with disability

Best practice career support for students with disability The National Careers Institute has funded a project to investigate best practice career support for students with disability with the aim of establishing the first dedicated national Career Development Learning Hub for students with disability. This study has been approved by the Human [...]

By |2021-06-11T00:40:42+00:00June 11th, 2021|Research|Comments Off on National Careers Institute investigates best practice career support for students with disability

Blind Citizen Australia Scholarship Applications now open

BCA Scholarship Applications are Now Open! Blind Citizens Australia, (BCA) is strongly committed to ensuring people who are blind or vision impaired have opportunities to develop skills which equip them to contribute to the social, economic and cultural life of Australian communities. Funded by the Commonwealth’s Information, Linkages and [...]

By |2021-05-24T01:48:36+00:00May 24th, 2021|Opportunities|Comments Off on Blind Citizen Australia Scholarship Applications now open

Murdoch University Access & Inclusion Team Positions Vacant

Murdoch University Access & Inclusion Team Positions Murdoch University has embarked on an initiative towards being a university that is proactively introducing Murdoch University. As a part of this measure Murdoch is advertising new positions within the Access & Inclusion team that encompass both a student facing component and [...]

By |2021-05-24T00:19:50+00:00May 24th, 2021|Opportunities|Comments Off on Murdoch University Access & Inclusion Team Positions Vacant

An interview with La Trobe’s first openly Autistic lecturer, Dr. Benjamin Habib: Celebrating Autism Acceptance Month

An interview with La Trobe's first openly autistic lecturer In 2016, La Trobe Senior Lecturer Dr. Benjamin Habib had an anxiety attack on live national television during a guest appearance as a political analyst. While this highly publicised experience resulted in what Dr. Habib refers to as “the worst [...]

By |2021-05-21T08:04:04+00:00May 21st, 2021|Advocacy, Articles|Comments Off on An interview with La Trobe’s first openly Autistic lecturer, Dr. Benjamin Habib: Celebrating Autism Acceptance Month

Access Plans for VET Educators – Professional Learning Resources

Access Plans for VET Educators – Professional Learning Resources The Access Plans for VET Educators Professional Learning Resources are a comprehensive and adaptable suite of resources that can be contextualised to your training organisation and educational teams, providing up to a two-hour professional learning session for VET Educators about [...]

By |2021-05-05T03:29:27+00:00May 5th, 2021|Articles, Policy, Resources|Comments Off on Access Plans for VET Educators – Professional Learning Resources

Pathways to Tertiary webinar series starts Wednesday 28 April 2021

Pathways to Tertiary (P2T) webinar series P2T is a National online series of webinars that will be held every Wednesday from 28 April to 19 May.  The final event on 19 May is a virtual expo providing a virtual opportunity to connect with TAFE and university disability practitioners. This project [...]

By |2021-04-16T00:20:57+00:00April 15th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Pathways to Tertiary webinar series starts Wednesday 28 April 2021