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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
World Hearing Day and Hearing Awareness Week Hearing Day and Hearing Awareness WeekToday we acknowledge World Hearing Day as part of Hearing Awareness Week. World Hearing Day marks the launch of the World Health Organisations’ World Report on Hearing. The theme ‘Hearing Care for ALL! Screen, Rehabilitate, Communicate’ presents a global call for action to address hearing loss and ear diseases across the life course. 2021-03-02T13:00:00Z
Register Now: Latest Technology Webinar Series March 2021 Now: Latest Technology Webinar Series March 2021The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) in collaboration with representatives from the Cochlear Implant Clinic and Hearing Australia will present a two-part live webinar series on hearing technology in March 2021. 2021-02-10T13:00:00Z
Master of Inclusive Education Initiative 2021 of Inclusive Education Initiative 2021Applications for Round 6 (R6) will open 9am Monday 1 March and close Wednesday 24 March 2021 at midday. Through better qualified teachers, this initiative will promote an advanced understanding of inclusive educational needs in the context of access and success for students with disability and diverse educational needs. The long-term vision is for all 1,549 Victorian government school to have a Masters qualified inclusive education teacher on staff, creating and leading a more inclusive school environment for all students regardless of their abilities and backgrounds 2021-01-31T13:00:00Z
VDEI 10th Anniversary 10th AnniversaryVDEI, 10 years of commitment to inclusive, transformative education for children and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing.2021-01-26T13:00:00Z
VDEI’s Digital Professional Learning is moving!’s-Digital-Professional-Learning-is-moving!.aspxVDEI’s Digital Professional Learning is moving!VDEI’s digital professional learning will be moved to a new centralised home to provide easy access to all the Department of Education and Training’s digital professional learning opportunities.2020-12-01T13:00:00Z
Victorian State Budget 2020/21 State Budget 2020/21Last week, the Victorian State Budget 2020/21 was announced. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 will invest an unprecedented $1.6 billion to ensure that students with disability are supported in the classroom through an Australian first Disability Inclusion package.2020-11-26T13:00:00Z
Help shape Victoria’s new youth strategy shape Victoria’s new youth strategyThe Victorian Government is developing a new state-wide youth strategy committed to improving young people’s health and safety, empowerment and access to participate in the social, economic and civic life of the state. 2020-11-09T13:00:00Z
NAIDOC Week: Always Was, Always Will Be Week: Always Was, Always Will BeThis week marks NAIDOC week and this year’s theme is Always Was, Always Will Be, which recognises the very first footprints on this continent were those belonging to First Nations people over 65,000 years ago.2020-11-08T13:00:00Z