|VDEI upcoming webinars||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/VDEIUpcomingweb.aspx||VDEI upcoming webinars||The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is hosting two live webinars in August and September to provide opportunities for educators and allied professionals to engage in online professional learning. Participants will gain practical knowledge and strategies to implement as part of their work with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.||2021-07-04T14:00:00Z|
|VDEI Platinum sponsor ICED 2021 ||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/VDEIICED2021.aspx||VDEI Platinum sponsor ICED 2021 ||The ICED 23rd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED) starts today.||2021-07-04T14:00:00Z|
|Education Week 2021||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/EducationWeek21.aspx||Education Week 2021||Now in its 77th year, Education Week aims to positively profile and celebrate the strengths and achievements of Victoria's government education sector.
This year’s theme is ‘Building Connections’. The theme celebrates the connections between schools and local communities and strengthens bonds with families and carers. Education Week is an opportunity for all primary and secondary schools, higher education, and early childhood services to showcase how they are building connections with the community around them.
|The key role of Educational Interpreters||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/ThekeyroleofEducationalInterpreters.aspx||The key role of Educational Interpreters||The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is celebrating 10 years of supporting the improvement of educational outcomes for Victorian students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
More than 4500 students in Victorian schools have a hearing loss and many of these students access their learning environment through Auslan (Australian Sign Language). Providing communication access for Victorian students who are deaf or hard of hearing through Auslan is an important role of educational interpreters.
|World Autism Awareness Day 2021||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/WorldAutismAwarenessDay2021.aspx||World Autism Awareness Day 2021||Friday the 2nd of April marks World Autism Awareness Day 2021. Every child, young person and adult with autism has different strengths, interests and abilities. World Autism Awareness Day aims to highlight the important contributions of people with autism to ensure that all individuals can lead full and meaningful lives as valued members of society. ||2021-04-01T13:00:00Z|
|New educational resources – Sally and Possum||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/NewEducationalResourcesSandP.aspx||New educational resources – Sally and Possum||Sally and Possum is an innovative video and television series for young deaf and hard of hearing children who use Australian Sign Language (Auslan) as their primary means of communication. The series was developed in Auslan with English voiceovers and includes a total of 6 series featuring 90 episodes.
Sally and Possum has been broadcast nationally on ABC KIDS since June 2016 and continues today.