|Professional Standards for Educational Interpreters||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/news/professionalstandardsei||Professional Standards for Educational Interpreters||After extensive consultation with experts and practitioners in the interpreting field, the Victorian Deaf Education Institute has developed the Professional Standards for Educational Interpreters – a framework to support the professional growth and practice of Auslan educational interpreters.
Educational Interpreters are specialist Educational Support staff who provide language and communication access in Auslan and English to support students who are deaf or hard of hearing in their learning environment.
|Get free access to a range of VDEI on-demand presentations||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/FreeaccessVDEIpresentations.aspx||Get free access to a range of VDEI on-demand presentations||To help celebrate VDEI's 10th Anniversary year, we will be offering free access to a range of on-demand presentations between the 4 October and 4 November 2021. ||2021-10-03T13:00:00Z|
|International Day of Sign Languages – 23 September 2021||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/InternationalDayofSignLanguages-.aspx||International Day of Sign Languages – 23 September 2021||Today is the International Day of Sign Languages.
The International Day of Sign Languages is a unique opportunity to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity of all deaf people and other sign language users. The 2021 theme, declared by the World Federation of the Deaf, is ‘We Sign for Human Rights,’ highlighting how each of us – deaf and hearing people around the world – can work together hand in hand to promote the recognition of our right to use sign languages in all areas of life.
|National and International Week of Deaf People 2021||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/WeekofDeafPeople.aspx||National and International Week of Deaf People 2021||This week (20th – 26th September 2021) marks the International Week of Deaf People and the National Week of Deaf People in Australia. The International Week of the Deaf People (IWDP) is an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and was first launched in 1958 in Rome, Italy. ||2021-09-19T14:00:00Z|
|‘Noise in School Classrooms’ webinar recording now available||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/NoiseinSchoolClassrooms-.aspx||‘Noise in School Classrooms’ webinar recording now available||In case you missed the live event, the ‘Noise in School Classrooms’ webinar recording is now available via the VDEI Digital Resource Hub.
Professor Gary Rance presents data from two studies carried out at the University of Melbourne, exploring the effects of the classroom environment on primary school students, with and without hearing loss.
|DCA Launches Platypus Playhouse!||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/DCALaunchPlatypusPlayhouse.aspx||DCA Launches Platypus Playhouse!||Working in consultation with the Victorian Deaf Education Institute, early learning educators and Auslan consultant, Chris Dunn, Deaf Children Australia (DCA) this month launched ‘Platypus Playhouse’, innovative bilingual (Auslan, English) learning resources designed to help deaf and hard of hearing children (0-4 years) build language. ||2021-08-30T14:00:00Z|