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Graduate Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties) program Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties) program Are you keen to gain a postgraduate qualification in Learning Difficulties in 2022? The Department is offering 75 fully funded places for learning specialists, leading teachers, and classroom teachers to undertake the new Graduate Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties) (GCE) course. 2021-11-15T13:00:00Z
Master of Inclusive Education Initiative 2022 of Inclusive Education Initiative 2022Are you interested in gaining a department-funded master’s level qualification specialising in deaf and hard of hearing or inclusive education? Apply for a course place at one of our partner universities for Round 8 (R8), opening 9:00am Tuesday 1 March and closing 11:59pm Tuesday 29 March 2022.2021-11-15T13:00:00Z
Hearing and Hearing Loss Lecture Series and Hearing Loss Lecture SeriesWe are pleased to share information about a new VDEI on-demand lecture series titled, Hearing and Hearing Loss. Hear four prominent academics and professionals discuss topics relating to the ear and perception of sound, audiology and hearing loss. The comprehensive series consists of 22 topics which feature 75 separate videos delivered in short lecture style presentations, each 2-15 minutes in length. Learning checks are featured throughout the series to consolidate participant knowledge, and supporting materials are available for each presentation. 2021-11-02T13:00:00Z
World Teachers’ Day 2021 – Thank you Victorian Teachers’-day-2021-–-thank-you-victorian-teachersWorld Teachers’ Day 2021 – Thank you Victorian TeachersInternational World Teachers’ Day is held globally on Tuesday 5 October. However, as this date usually falls within the school holidays World Teacher’s Day is celebrated in Victoria on Friday 29 October 2021. The day provides an opportunity to celebrate teachers and say thank you for their contributions to Victorian Communities. The United Nations Theme of World Teachers' Day 2021 is “Teachers at the heart of education recovery”. 2021-10-28T13:00:00Z
Reminder - free access to a range of VDEI on-demand presentations - free access to a range of VDEI on-demand presentations To help celebrate VDEI's 10th Anniversary year, we are offering free access to a range of on-demand presentations between the 4 October and 4 November 2021. VDEI on-demand presentations that are usually $30 to purchase and provide 4 weeks access to learners will be available for participants to register without cost during this time. This includes a selection of over 20 60-minute professional learning presentations, delivered by high-calibre national and international experts on a range of topics relevant to the educational needs and outcomes of deaf and hard of hearing students. 2021-10-28T13:00:00Z
Professional Standards for Educational Interpreters Standards for Educational InterpretersAfter extensive consultation with experts and practitioners in the interpreting field, the Victorian Deaf Education Institute has developed the Professional Standards for Educational Interpreters – a framework to support the professional growth and practice of Auslan educational interpreters. Educational Interpreters are specialist Educational Support staff who provide language and communication access in Auslan and English to support students who are deaf or hard of hearing in their learning environment. 2021-10-19T13:00:00Z

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Strategic Plan 2018-20<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/case-studies/14107901_1048317885289511_1746973963558614241_o.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> Plan 2018-20The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is committed to inclusive, transformative education for children and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This strategic plan maps out how VDEI will enact that commitment from 2018-2020. In 2010, the Department of Education and Training conducted a review into deaf education in Victoria.

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