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Using C-Print Technology in Schools-Twilight Event

​​​C-Print is a captioning (speech-to-text) technology service developed at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf to improve access to education and participation in the classroom for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.  C-Print is a keyboard-based system in which a trained person, usually within a school or classroom, provides ...
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calendarMar 20
Assessing Auslan Development Tool Training
​​​​​​​​The development of Auslan is crucial to language development and access to the curriculum by students who use sign language as a primary means of communication. VDEI funded the production of the Auslan Development Assessment tool (based on t...
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calendarMay 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 de...
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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'.  These sk...
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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 intelli...
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calendarFeb 10
Mentoring Program for Educational Support Staff who Interpret into Auslan in Classrooms
​​​​​​​​​​​​In 2017 the Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is offering a year-long mentoring program designed for educational support (ES) staff who interpret into Auslan in classrooms.Who can participate? Educational support (ES) s... read more
calendarJan 16
VDEI PLP Participation Data 2016
​​ Each year VDEI collects data relating to participation in it's professional learning program. This data provides VDEI with valuable information that is essential for future planning and ongoing improvement to VDEI's provision ... read more
calendarJan 10
Expression of Interest for Research Participants
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Expression of Interest for Research Participants Australia WideTeachers of the DeafMainstream/Classroom TeachersSpecial EducatorsAuslan Support PersonsParentsPast Students Speech Pathologists VDEI and the University of Melbourne are collaborati... read more
calendarDec 21
What's on at VDEI in 2017 - A Snapshot of Professional Learning Events
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​​​​​​​VDEI has some exciting professional learning events planned for 2017. We invite you to read our schedule and plan your professional learning for the year ahead.                 ... 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...