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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, Teachers and Students on inclusive practices within the post-secondary education sector. ------------------------

Disability Practice In the Spotlight

Smashing down barriers …. gently

Originating from Oxford, a Masters from Glasgow and working in Vietnam for the last nine years gives Carol Witney a wonderful international perspective into access and inclusion. Carol is currently the Disability Practitioner for RMIT at their Vietnam campuses. The Vietnamese RMIT has an enrolment of 6000 students and operates over two campuses, the largest in Ho Chi Minh City, and a smaller one in Hanoi.  Read more about Carol

Sharon Kerr of Global Access Project speaks with Ellen Brackenreg of Western Sydney University.

Ellen Brackenreg has held a number of positions at the University and for the past seven years she has served as Director of Student Support and is now Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students). The interview provides an insight into some of the issues being faced by universities today and the response of Western Sydney University in meeting these.  Read more about Ellen



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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.

Read about an Upcoming Webinar on Inclusive Education at the University of Sydney: Tertiary Education for People with Intellectual Disability, Disability Practitioners In The Spotlight, including Carol in Vietnam......
28 Oct 2015
Research: Measuring dyslexic spatial ability and solution strategy choices
1 Oct 2015
Create Your Future is a compilation of short films that depict six personal stories of disability in study and work. The films highlight the right of people with disability to access a full range of education or employment options. The unique stories also demonstrate the range of support that people with disability may access and raise awareness of the NDCO Programme as a resource and link for people with disability, the disability sector, and the community.
18 Sep 2015