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Workshop program for educational support (ES) staff

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The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) has developed another new program specifically tailored for Educational Support Staff within our 2012 Professional Learning Program (PLP). VDEI has is offering two core streams within the Workshop Program for Educational Support (ES) Staff.

ES staff will have the option to participate in either stream, as they will run concurrently and also come together at some times. Every effort has been made to run these programs over recall or pupil free days and with minimum disruption to classroom hours.

Registrations details are provided on each flyer, as they are facilitated by different providers. 

Workshop program for educational support (ES) staff

The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) has developed another new program specifically tailored for Educational Support Staff within our 2012 Professional Learning Program (PLP). VDEI has is offering two core streams within the Workshop Program for Educational Support (ES) Staff.
 
ES staff will have the option to participate in either stream, as they will run concurrently and also come together at some times. Every effort has been made to run these programs over recall or pupil free days and with minimum disruption to classroom hours.
 
Registrations details are provided on each flyer, as they are facilitated by different providers. 
 
Auslan workshops for educational support staff
A second initiative which will run in parallel with the mentoring program is the presentation of the equivalent of four professional learning days to educational support (ES) staff who provide Auslan interpretation in classrooms. The content of these professional learning days was established in collaboration with ES staff, facility coordinators and principals.
 
This Program will be delivered in partnership with the Australian Sign Language Interpreters Association (ASLIA) Victoria’s accredited staff.
 
Express your interest to Michelle Ashley, ASLIA at education@asliavic.com.au. Further information can be obtained by contacting Kaye Scott at scott.kaye.m@edumail.vic.gov.au or call (03) 9637 3114.
 
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ELKLAN speech and literacy support workshops for educational support (ES) staff

This program is an accredited ELKLAN speech and literacy support program for educational support staff who provide oral speech and language support in the classroom.
 
This course is suitable for ES staff assistants working with deaf and hard of hearing children aged between 5 and 11 years, but may be applicable for staff working with older students with delayed language skills.
 
The program includes the following modules: defining hearing loss; communication; communication and the child with hearing loss; supporting the language and social skills of the child with hearing difficulties; and supporting the listening and phonological development of the child with hearing difficulties
 
This program will be delivered by Helen Harrington-Johnson, who is an experienced speech pathologist, audiologist and accredited ELKLAN trainer
 
Express your interest to VDEI by Wednesday 21 December 2011 to Helen Harrington-Johnson, VDEI at vdei@edumail.vic.gov.au or fax 03 9637 2030. Enquiries: please call Helen on (03) 9560 0471,
 
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