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Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training

Supporting You - Supporting Students

Welcome to the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET)

In order to facilitate successful outcomes and improve the educational experience for students with disability, ADCET provides information, advice and resources to disability practitioners, academics, teachers and students on inclusive practices within the post-secondary education sector.  



Disability Practice In the Spotlight


Anthony Gartner


Meet Our New President

We can all feel that our jobs are busy enough and there’s no room to take on anything else. So when someone steps up to take on an additional role, it’s a courageous and commendable act. So we acknowledge and welcome Anthony Gartner’s commitment as he takes up the role of our new President of The Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND).
Read more about Anthony

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22 Jul 2017
The University of Melbourne is hiring a Research Assistant for an Employment Discrimination and Vision Impairment project. The ideal candidate will have a research background with proven strong skills in quantitative analysis and the ability to work independently within agreed time frames and deadlines. Find out more or apply here: [Image credit: Image shows scrabble tiles spelling out the words "job search"]
20 Jul 2017
Did you know: Disability researchers at UNSW Sydney are putting the finishing touches to a ground-breaking initiative to help transform the lives of people with disability by harnessing research and innovation across all faculties and disciplines! The Disability Innovation Institute at UNSW will be launched this year and will be a platform to combine disability studies with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine) and HAS (Humanities and Science) research to design accessible and inclusive working, living and learning environments, generate innovative technologies and create inclusive law, policy, services, markets and communities. Read more about the new initiative here -
17 Jul 2017

National Disability Coordinator Officer section

This section is for NDCOs to share information and to be kept up to date with what other NDCOs are doing within their regions.  Further information

The ATEND Pathways Conference is a bi-annual event organised by the Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND) The conference brings together a range of professional and academic staff to identify and remove barriers for people with disability participating in higher education and training. The first conference was held in Geelong, Victoria in 1991 and rotates around the country.  The next conference will be held in Canberra in 2016. Further Pathways information.

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