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​​​​​​​​​​Exciting scholarship opportunities from The University of Melbourne.​There are currently scholarships available for the Master of Learning Intervention (Hearing Impairment specialization) for teachers who are interested in training to become a Teacher of the Deaf.  ​Click on link for more information and how to apply for these oppor...
Events Calendar
calendarNov 14
The Education of Deaf Children - Over 20 Years of Cochlear Implantation - So What
​​Cochlear implantation in children began over twenty years ago: comparatively recently compared with the long history of deaf education. In this short time, the process has gone from being highly controversial to being accepted provision for de...
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calendarJan 25
ASLIA CONFERENCE 2017 - Moving Toward Best Practice in an Interpreted Classroom
​​​​Doug Bowen-Bailey is an interpreter practitioner and educator hailing from Duluth, Minnesota. Doug will draw on his extensive knowledge and experience in interpreting, interpreting education and interpreting research, to deliver a full day ...
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School Wide Positive Behaviour Support - Professional Learning 2016
calendarOct 24
Tiered Responses to School Refusal-Using Wraparound Interventions
​The Tiered Responses to School Refusal session will explore the types and causes of school refusal and how schools can use a Response to Intervention approach to support students who may be at-risk of, or who are school refusing. A continuum of sup...
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calendarOct 31
School Wide Positive Behaviour-Support Efficient,-Data-Driven-SWPBS-Meeting
​​​​​​Multiple members of school-based SWPBS teams are invited to attend this session to learn more about how they could improve their Tier 1, 2 and 3 team meetings by using data-based decision-making.  Attendees are requested to bring an examp...
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calendarNov 07
SWPBS in Early Childhood Settings
​​​​The SWPBS in Early Childhood Settings session will provide an overview of how the principles of Positive Behaviour Interventions and Supports (PBIS) are implemented across the continuum of support levels in early childhood settings.  Barrie...
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calendarNov 09
Family Involvement in SWPBS
​​The Family Involvement in SWPBS session will highlight approaches that can be used by SWPBS schools when working with families.  Ideas for helping families understand and support the implementation of SWPBS will be discussed, as well as ways ...
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calendarNov 22
Classroom Coaching for SWPBS Schools
​​T​he Classroom Coaching for SWPBS Schools session will explore the fundamentals of coaching and mentoring teachers who are implementing SWPBS, and consider how data can enhance coaching and mentoring.  Coaching readiness will also be discusse...
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calendarJun 24
VDEI Term Two Newsletter
The Victorian Deaf Education Institute was established, inpart, to monitor and improve outcomes for students who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). Research is a valuable method of understanding best educational practice for teachers and students ... read more
calendarJun 02
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
calendarApr 11
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
calendarNov 23
Professional Learning 2016 Snapshot
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​The 2016 Professional learning 2016 snapshot is available. The program covers a vast range of topics, including: transition early intervention the Auslan Development Checklist theory of mind and education audiology. Downloadable versions can b... read more
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​​​​Findings from the 2015 VDEI Open Sector Research Grant will be presented at this special twilight event on Tuesday 6 September 2016 at VDEI. Creating a Sound Start to Literacy: Creating a Sound Start to Literacy: How Tablet-Based Intervention Can Improve Phonological Awareness Skills of Pre-Schoolers who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing?​Dr Megan Gilliver and Research Speech Pathologist Jodie Belshaw from Australian Hearing Services, research division, National Acoust...