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

The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System released

The Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health's final report became available online on 2 February 2021. The final report including the 65 recommendations and a range of  facts sheets can be downloaded from this link.  

By |2021-03-02T03:30:32+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Events, Policy|0 Comments

5 ways Support Coordinators can help NDIS participants find a job

Supporting Employment Outcomes - advice for Support Coordinators Author: Sally Coddington Published by DSC 1 March 2020 The NDIA has been busy making changes to NDIS funding for employment and has an employment strategy aptly titled the NDIS Employment Strategy 2019 – 2022. While all this effort indicates a welcome emphasis [...]

By |2021-03-02T03:09:37+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Articles|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

Ability, access and affordability, vulnerable students and digital access

Please share our short survey Brighdie O’Dwyer, National Disability Coordination Officer for Inner and Northern  Melbourne is seeking further information into the impact of digital inclusion / literacy for at risk students in Victoria both pre and during Victorian COVID  lockdowns. The aim is to capture experiences of digital access inequity and bring [...]

By |2021-02-25T23:58:11+00:00February 25th, 2021|Articles, Research|0 Comments

COVID-19 has changed university teaching – here are five things to stick with in the future

COVID-19 has changed university teaching – here are five things to stick with in the future insta_photos/Shutterstock Paul Cowell, University of Stirling COVID-19 has been extraordinarily challenging for universities and students, and the disruption will likely persist beyond the rollout of a vaccine. The demands on academic staff and students [...]

By |2021-02-22T03:51:25+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Changing Workplaces: Accessible Recruitment, Interviews and Onboarding

Thu 18 February 2021 Australian Network on Disability Over the past year, the world around us has changed. For many our working life has shifted to a hybrid between days in the office and days working from home.   In this article, we share how to deliver fair and accessible recruitment, interviews and onboarding practices during a time of change in how we work.  [...]

By |2021-02-21T23:35:51+00:00February 21st, 2021|Articles|0 Comments