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Education Week 14-20 May 2023. ‘Active Learners: Move, Make, Motivate’‘active-learners-move-make-motivate’Education Week 14-20 May 2023. ‘Active Learners: Move, Make, Motivate’Education Week is an annual celebration of education in Victoria that acknowledges the essential role education plays in the lives of our children and young people in Victorian schools. This year’s theme, ‘Active Learners: Move, Make, Motivate’ celebrates physical activity, hands-on learning and student voice in education. 2023-05-14T14:00:00Z
Automatic Captioning and Transcription Software program Application Captioning and Transcription Software program Application The Victorian Deaf Education Institute is currently implementing the use of automatic real-time captioning and transcription software in government schools that support deaf and hard of hearing students. 2023-05-02T14:00:00Z
Strategies for educational interpreters for educational interpretersAn on-demand presentation by Dr Debra Russell focusing on preparation strategies for educational interpreters has been added to the VDEI professional learning catalogue. In her presentation Preparation strategies for educational interpreters, Dr Russell explores key research and approaches that enhance educational interpreting practice. 2023-04-23T14:00:00Z
Auslan Day 2023 Day 2023​On 13 April each year, the Australian Deaf Community observes Auslan Day. 2023-04-12T14:00:00Z
Auslan Learning in 2023 Learning in 2023VDEI has received a number of requests in 2022 for advice on learning Auslan for staff in schools. This includes school staff wanting to learn basic Auslan, teachers in language programs as well as specialist advanced Auslan for Teachers of the Deaf and interpreters.2022-12-12T13:00:00Z
VDEI Relocation RelocationAfter a decade at their St Kilda Rd site, the Victorian Deaf Education Institute is relocating to the Treasury Precinct in the Melbourne CBD. The move will enable us to be close to our Inclusive Education Professional Practice colleagues and the broader team involved in the Disability Inclusion Reforms.2022-12-06T13:00:00Z

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Strategic Plan 2021-2023 Plan 2021-2023The Victorian Deaf Education Institute’s (VDEI) vision is to contribute to improvement in the educational outcomes for the more than 4,000 students in Victoria who are deaf or hard of hearing by strengthening the knowledge and practice of the professionals and communities that support them. The Victorian Deaf Education Institute Strategic Plan 2021-2023 outlines VDEI’s commitment to achieving this vision.