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Next Event | Sep 11

National Auslan Curriculum - Dr Breda Carty

​Dr Breda Carty will outline the key elements of the national Auslan curriculum, a collaboration between stakeholders within Australia's Deaf community including peak organisations, community members, educators, Auslan teachers and leading academics. Dr Carty outlines the two learner pathways developed within the curriculum - for children who alre...
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calendarJun 29
Multi-sensory impairment seminar 28 May 2018
​​​This video captures five presentations from the multi-sensory impairment seminar held at VDEI on 28 May 2018. The full-day program highlighted the educational, psychosocial and therapeutic challenges for children and young people with multi-senso... read more
calendarApr 06
Online Literacy Series
​VDEI is excited to provide you access to a suite of high quality educational videos that focus on literacy development for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The materials are presented by eight respected academics who provide evidence ... read more
calendarNov 28
What's on at VDEI in 2018 - Professional Learning Events
Welcome to VDEI’s Professional Learning Program for 2018.  Please read the full brochure below to find out more about all of our professional learning events for this year ahead.To view a full copy, download here:PDF  ​... read more
calendarOct 23
Phonological Awareness Using Fingerspelling Fact Sheet
​The development of vocabulary and decoding skills is a major barrier to literacy for many children who are deaf or hard of hearing.  However, recent research conducted by Professor Brenda Schick of the Institute of Cognitive Science, Universit... read more
​VDEI is excited to provide you access to a suite of high quality educational videos that focus on literacy development for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The materials are presented by eight respected academics who provide evidence of the importance of early language underpinning the development of young children’s literacy skills.  The videos range between 15 and 30 minutes and are supported by open and closed captions and Auslan interpreting. These materials also include...