|The International Day of Sign Languages 23 September||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/internationaldayofsignlanguages||The International Day of Sign Languages 23 September||As part of the International Week of the Deaf, celebrated during the last full week of September each year, the International Day of Sign Languages provides an opportunity to support and raise awareness about the linguistic and cultural diversity of Deaf people and other sign language users.
The International Day of Sign Languages is celebrated on 23 September, as this date commemorates the establishment of the World Federation of the Deaf in 1951, an advocacy organisation which aims to preserve sign languages and Deaf culture as pre-requisites to the realisation of the human rights of all Deaf people. ||2020-09-22T14:00:00Z|
|Information about wearing face coverings in Victoria||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/informationfacecoveringsvic||Information about wearing face coverings in Victoria||People who are deaf or hard of hearing, where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication, are not required to wear a face covering while communicating with others.
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has outlined information regarding the requirement for all Victorians to wear a face covering when they leave home.
|Disability Standards for Education - 2020 Review||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/disabilitystandardseducation||Disability Standards for Education - 2020 Review||Have your say about the Disability Standards for Education 2005.
Access and participation in education supports people to participate fully in society and maximises life opportunities. Positive education experiences can have a profound impact on an individual’s life and can lead to further study, employment and opportunities for meaningful engagement.
|New Inclusive Classrooms course||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/newinclusiveclassroomscourse||New Inclusive Classrooms course||Support students with learning difficulties in numeracy through a new online course. A new online course to help teachers support students with learning difficulties in numeracy, including dyscalculia, is now available.
The course is the latest addition to the Inclusive Classrooms professional learning program for teachers.
The program is part of Department’s commitment to inclusive education professional learning for teachers.
|LOCHI Study Update – Live Webinar||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/news/lochistudyupdate||LOCHI Study Update – Live Webinar||In August, VDEI will host a live webinar with Dr Teresa Ching, a Senior Research Scientist at the National Acoustic Laboratories. Dr Ching will provide an update on the Longitudinal Outcomes of Children with Hearing Impairment (LOCHI) study, a population-based longitudinal study tracking the outcomes of children who are deaf or hard of hearing as they grow up.||2020-08-02T14:00:00Z|
|VDEI upcoming events - July ||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/vdeiupcomingevents-july||VDEI upcoming events - July ||The Victorian Deaf Education Institute is hosting two live webinars in July that are now open for registration. The presentations will be delivered to an online audience and will be approximately one hour in length with an opportunity for questions via text. Participants will receive a certificate noting 1 hour of professional learning.||2020-07-07T14:00:00Z|
|Positive and Productive Environments ||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/pplenvironments||Positive and Productive Environments ||Strong partnerships between school and home deliver the best outcomes for children, and are a key enabler in providing consistent support across the home and school settings.||2020-05-12T14:00:00Z|
|DET Learning from Home advice translated into Auslan||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/news/learningfromhomedet||DET Learning from Home advice translated into Auslan||Information about learning from home hosted on the Department’s website has been translated into Auslan to support parents and carers who communicate in Auslan.||2020-05-03T14:00:00Z|
|Language, Culture and Identity – live webinar||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/languagecultureidentitywebinar||Language, Culture and Identity – live webinar||In June, VDEI will host a live webinar with Dr Louisa Willoughby, a Sociolinguist and Applied linguist from Monash University. The webinar will explore the topic of ‘Language, culture and identity: supporting positive development of adolescents who are deaf and hard of hearing.’||2020-04-22T14:00:00Z|
|Introducing VDEI Encore||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/introducingvdeiencore||Introducing VDEI Encore||VDEI Encore provides access to VDEI’s past live events as recorded presentations. The online resource allows you to engage with VDEI professional learning at a time that suits you.||2020-04-21T14:00:00Z|