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Next Event | Oct 06

Educational Audiology - Increasing Teacher Capacity for Improving Access to Assistive Educational Technology

​​​​​​​VDEI are delighted to provide up-skilling for educational audiology in 2016. Dr Susan Dillmuth-Miller, former president of the Educational Audiology Association in the USA, will host these asynchronous webinars.Many students who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) have the best hearing technology and early intervention. Many environmental fac...
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calendarOct 13
Helping Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Navigate Teenage Years
Paula Zalcberg, an experienced teacher of the deaf and counsellor will present a twilight workshop on helping students who are deaf or hard of hearing navigate their teenage years.Young people who are deaf or hard of hearing face specific deaf-speci...
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calendarOct 20
Linking Evidence-Based Interventions to Assessment Driven Goals
​​​Kate Leigh and Sharon Klieve from the Learning Intervention team at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education will deliver a one day workshop on deriving goals from holistic assessment and selecting evidence-based interventions.This workshop wil...
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calendarOct 20
Inclusive Education - Shifting Culture in Classrooms, Schools and Systems
​​​​​​At its most basic, inclusive education means providing an appropriate education for all learners in regular education settings. This process involves taking an ecological approach, transforming systems, schools and classrooms to accommodate al...
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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 deaf...
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School Wide Positive Behaviour Support - Professional Learning 2016
calendarOct 14
School Wide Positive Behaviour Support - Functional Assessment Using the Prevent-Teach-Reinforce Model
​​​​This session on interventions will introduce participants to a model of functional behaviour assessment called Prevent-Teach-Reinforce. This model uses a team-based, collaborative approach to developing behaviour support plans for students who r...
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calendarOct 17
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 example o...
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calendarOct 18
School Wide Positive Behaviour Support-Efficient, Data-Driven SWPBS Meetings
​​​​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 example...
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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 25
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 example...
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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...