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Next Event | May 03

What's New in Equipment and Audiology

​Audiological technology is constantly developing.  However, professionals working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing have few opportunities to become aware of what new technology is available and how the needs of children who are deaf or hearing might be assisted by such technology.VDEI will hold a one-day workshop to update teach...
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calendarMay 12
The Accidental Counsellor
​​​​​​​​Accidental Counsellor Training is a practical mental health training program that teaches basic counselling skills and concepts to people who are not trained counsellors, but often find themselves in a counselling role 'by accident'.  T...
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calendarJun 01
Introduction to Developing Phonological Awareness Using Fingerspelling-Webinar
​​​​​​​Professor Brenda Schick, from the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado Boulder, will present her recent research on an educational intervention that develops phonological awareness through the use of fingerspelling by young ...
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calendarJun 19
Leading in Specialist Settings - A Professional Learning Program for New and Emerging Leaders
​​​This highly interactive leadership program provides opportunity for personal skill development and shared-​learning between participants. ​Participants will reflect on contemporary theories affecting leadership effectiveness: emotional intell...
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calendarJul 31
Sign with Me–A Program for Parents-Webinar
​​​​This session will provide an introduction to the Sign with Me program. Sign with Me is an American Sign Language (ASL) curriculum designed to help the entire family to learn to communicate in sign. Based on principles of language development, th...
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VDEI PLP Participation Data 2016
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Online Literacy Lecture Series
​VDEI is currently developing an online lecture series titled: Literacy development for students who are deaf or hard of hearing who use spoken language. The online literacy program supports the Education State initiatives, particularly the Fram... read more
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Professional learning to support inclusive teaching
​​​​​​​​​​​Professional Learning to Support Inclusive Teaching Inclusive teaching acknowledges the classroom reality of diversity by providing multiple ways for children and young people to access content and demonstrate the... read more
Feature Article Image​​The VDEI Caption Centre produces captioned materials for senior secondary students. Initially established as a pilot project by VDEI in 2011, the VDEI Captioning Centre produces captions for educational audio-visual materials for senior secondary students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Captions ensure students who are deaf or hard of hearing have full access to curriculum materials. Victorian educators from all sectors: government, independent and Catholic schools can request captioning...