Professional Learning ProgramleftCurrent Page<a href="/professional-learning/catalogue">find out more</a>11Professional Learning ProgramExplore the Victorian Deaf Education Institute's catalogue of on-demand presentations and events to support inclusive teaching practice
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Digital Resource HubleftCurrent Page<a href="/resources/digital-resource-hub">Digital Resource Hub</a>11Digital Resource HubVDEI is excited to provide you access to a range of resources accessible in digitised formats to assist educators to improve their pedagogical practices in inclusive education.



VDEI upcoming webinars upcoming webinarsThe 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 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 Week 2021Now 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. 2021-05-23T14:00:00Z
The key role of Educational Interpreters key role of Educational InterpretersThe 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. 2021-04-26T14:00:00Z
World Autism Awareness Day 2021 Autism Awareness Day 2021Friday 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 educational resources – Sally and PossumSally 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. 2021-03-21T13:00:00Z

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Strategic Plan 2018-20<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/case-studies/14107901_1048317885289511_1746973963558614241_o.jpg?RenditionID=5" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> Plan 2018-20The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is committed to inclusive, transformative education for children and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This strategic plan maps out how VDEI will enact that commitment from 2018-2020. In 2010, the Department of Education and Training conducted a review into deaf education in Victoria.

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