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Special FREE Twilight Event - Sign as a First Language - Models and Milestones for Deaf Infants and Toddlers

​​​​​​Dr Pat Spencer will be presenting this special twilight event on Thursday 5 May 2016 at VDEI, as part of an online literacy project currently in development.How is the developmental process of learning sign (or signed) language similar—and how different—from that for learning spoken language?  Exploring those processes reinforces the id...
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calendarMay 10
FREE Special Twilight Event - What Factors Predict How Well Deaf Children Learn To Read
​​Professor Margaret Harris will be presenting this special twilight event on Tuesday 10 May 2016 at VDEI, as part of an online literacy project currently in development.After several decades of research, the path to literacy for hearing children is...
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calendarMay 17
Special FREE Twilight Event An Examination of the Evidence-Based Practices in Literacy for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
​The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is pleased to welcome Dr John Luckner for a special  twilight event. John is working with VDEI as part of an online literacy project, which is currently in development and due for completion late i...
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calendarMay 26
Skills for Success for Students with Hearing Loss
​​​​Professor Shirin D. Antia, in collaboration with RIDBC, will present two full-day individual seminars on Skills for Success for Students with Hearing Loss.​ This event has been endorsed for 12 CE points by the AG Bell Academy of Listen...
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calendarJun 15
What’s New in Audiology and Assistive Hearing Technology
​​VDEI is hosting a full day seminar on the latest trends in audiology and hearing technology. The presenters are from the Department of Education and Training (DET), Australian Hearing, and the Cochlear Implant Clinic.  The seminar will provid...
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FREE Special Twilight Event - An Examination of the Evidence-Based Practices in Literacy for Students who are Deaf or Hard
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 ​​The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is pleased to welcome Dr John Luckner for a special twilight event. John is working with VDEI as part of an online literacy project, which is currently in development and due for completion late ... read more
calendarApr 20
FREE Special Twilight Event - What Factors Predict How Well Deaf Children Learn To Read
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​The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is pleased to welcome Professor Margaret Harris for a special twilight event. Margaret is working with VDEI as part of an online literacy project, which is currently in development and due for completio... read more
calendarApr 20
Expression of Interest - VDEI Learning Needs Analysis Stakeholder Focus Groups 2016
​The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) offers a professional learning program to build knowledge and capability for professionals who work with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.  As part of a wider learning needs analysis, the V... read more
calendarApr 15
FREE Special Twilight Event - Sign as a First Language Models and Milestones for Deaf Infants and Toddlers
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​​​​​​The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is pleased to welcome Dr Pat Spencer for a special twilight event. Pat is working with VDEI as part of an online literacy project, which is currently in development and due for completion late in 2... read more
Calling for 2016 Open Sector Research Grant Applications VDEI are awarding an organisation a $25,000 grant to financially support a research project that leads to improved educational outcomes for deaf or hard of hearing children and young people living in Victoria. Please see fact sheet for more information and an application form.Open Sector Research Grant Application (PDF)  (Word - docx)Applications due Friday 22nd April...
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