|Auslan language programs in Victorian education settings||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/auslanlanguageprograms||Auslan language programs in Victorian education settings||Over 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 Interpreters||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/profstandardseduint||Professional Standards for Educational Interpreters||The 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.|
|VDEI Directory of Educational Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Victorian Schools 2023||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/educational-programs||VDEI Directory of Educational Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Victorian Schools 2023||The VDEI Directory of Educational Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Victorian Schools 2023 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.
|School Transition||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/school-transition||School Transition||School transition resources for deaf or hard of hearing students.
|Learn Auslan||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/learn-auslan||Learn 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.
|Resource Development Projects||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/resource-development-projects||Resource Development Projects||In 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. |
|Yarra Valley Videos||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/yarravalleyvideos||Yarra Valley Videos|
|Parent Resources||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/parent-resources||Parent Resources||Here you will find a list of resources for parents|
|Vocational/Career Pathways||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/career-pathways||Vocational/Career Pathways||There are numerous roles dedicated to supporting deaf and hard of hearing students within Victorian government schools, such as Teachers of the Deaf (ToDs), Educational Interpreters and Education Support (ES). Each role plays an integral part in ensuring all deaf and hard of hearing students learn in safe and inclusive school environments. |
|Fact Sheets||https://www.deafeducation.vic.edu.au/resources/fact-sheets||Fact Sheets|