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School Transitionhttps://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/school-transitionSchool TransitionSchool transition resources for deaf or hard of hearing students.
Auslan language programs in Victorian education settingshttps://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/auslanlanguageprogramsAuslan language programs in Victorian education settingsOver 50 languages are taught in mainstream Victorian government primary and secondary schools, with Chinese (Mandarin), Italian, Japanese, Indonesian, French, Auslan, Spanish and German the most studied languages.
Professional Standards for Educational Interpretershttps://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/profstandardseduintProfessional Standards for Educational InterpretersThe Professional Standards for Educational Interpreters is an evidence-based framework developed by the Victorian Deaf Education Institute. The framework identifies the standards, knowledge and competencies required by educational interpreters working in Primary and Secondary schools and aims to support the professional growth and practice of the educational interpreting community.
Learn Auslanhttps://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/learn-auslanLearn Auslan​There are several pathways to learning Auslan. The Australian Sign Language (Auslan) courses have been included in Victoria's Free TAFE program, allowing hundreds of individuals to learn Auslan without tuition fees. The Diploma of Auslan, Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan), and Advanced Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan) have been added to the Free TAFE course list. Employment opportunities requiring Auslan skills are growing, and interpreters are needed in various industries, including the education and disability sectors and entertainment. The Victorian government is investing in Free TAFE, making it more accessible and removing barriers to career changes, benefiting over 153,000 students and saving nearly $394 million since the program's inception in 2019.
VCE EAL trial listening taskshttps://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/VCE-EAL-trial-listening-tasksVCE EAL trial listening tasksYarra Valley Grammar developed a set of captioned videos that present ten trial listening tasks that are suitable for deaf and hard of hearing students who were completing the ‘Listening to Texts’ component of part VCE EAL (English as an Additional Language) examination. While such tasks are no longer part of VCE VM (Victorian Certificate of Education Vocational Major), they may be useful for other aspects of a student’s learning. The VCE VM is an applied learning program which is completed over two years. Its intention is to prepare students for non ATAR pathways, for example, direct entry into the workforce, apprenticeships, traineeships or further education
Parent Resourceshttps://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/parent-resourcesParent ResourcesHere you will find a list of resources for parents
Career pathways for professionals supporting deaf and hard of hearing students in schoolshttps://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/career-pathwaysCareer pathways for professionals supporting deaf and hard of hearing students in schoolsCareer pathways for professionals interested in supporting deaf and hard of hearing students in schools include specialist roles as Teachers of the Deaf (TODs), Education Support staff (including Educational Interpreters) and allied health professionals such as Speech and Language Therapists and Educational Audiologists.
VDEI Directory of Educational Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Victorian Schools 2024https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/educational-programsVDEI Directory of Educational Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Victorian Schools 2024The VDEI Directory of Educational Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Victorian Schools 2024 provides an overview of all educational programs for students who are deaf or hard of hearing in Government, Catholic and Independent schools in Victoria. Below is an interactive map of the VDEI Educational Programs Directory.
Resource Development Projectshttps://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/resource-development-projectsResource Development ProjectsIn May 2011, the Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) called for expressions of interest to undertake innovative resource development projects that would lead to knowledge-sharing across the deaf education workforce and/or the development of teaching and learning resources for students with a hearing loss.
Fact Sheetshttps://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/fact-sheetsFact Sheets