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National Auslan Day Auslan DaySaturday 13 April 2024 marks National Auslan Day, an annual day of celebration for the Australian Deaf Community that marks the publication of the first Auslan dictionary by Professor Trevor Johnston in 1989.2024-04-11T14:00:00Z
World Autism Awareness Day Autism Awareness DayTuesday 2 April marks World Autism Awareness Day 2024 and recognises the significant proportion of young autistic people who are diagnosed with various types of hearing loss.2024-04-01T13:00:00Z
VDEI Digital Resource Hub Digital Resource HubVDEI's Digital Resource Hub is home to a range of resources accessible in digitised formats to assist educators to improve their pedagogical practices in inclusive education.2024-03-12T13:00:00Z
VDEI Caption Centre Caption CentreThis a reminder to all schools that the VDEI Caption Centre offers a fully subsidised captioning service for deaf and hard of hearing primary and secondary students in Years Foundation-12.2024-02-22T13:00:00Z
Master of Inclusive Education and Graduate Certificate Initiative of Inclusive Education and Graduate Certificate InitiativeApplications for the Master of Inclusive Education and the Graduate Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties) programs are now open until Sunday 17 March 2024. Recipients will begin their studies in Semester/Trimester 2 2024. Teachers and regional workforces are encouraged to apply for a scholarship to gain expertise in inclusive and specialist education or learning difficulties. Discuss with your principal or manager how postgraduate study could align with your school or regional strategic goals for inclusion. 2024-02-04T13:00:00Z
Welcome to 2024 to 2024As we embark on another year, the Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is excited to continue our mission to improve outcomes for more than 4,000 deaf and hard of hearing students in Victoria. 2024-01-28T13:00:00Z


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VDEI Caption Centre

Captioning Service

The VDEI Caption Centre provides schools with captioning services for their educational media, ensuring access to the curriculum and supporting materials for deaf and hard of hearing primary and secondary students. This service is available to all Victorian Government, Catholic, and Independent schools.

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Caption Centre Library

The VDEI Caption Centre hosts a Library with a broad range of captioned educational media spanning various subjects across the Victorian Curriculum. Victorian schools can access and download these resources to assist deaf and hard of hearing students in the classroom.

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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.

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