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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.  

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Disability Practice in the Spotlight

Petria McGoldrick

Enabling Equity in Education When Gabrielle O’Brien decided to set foot at university for the first time, she could never have predicted in the following decades she would become an instrumental, driving force in advocacy for equity amongst students and staff alike in the following decades. 

Achieving equity in the higher education sector is no small feat. For Gabrielle O’Brien, Manager of Student Diversity and Equity at Griffith University and President of Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia (EPHEA), this has been a lifelong passion. 

Read more about Gabrielle O'Brien

 

A very useful resource from our friends at NCSEHE! https://twitter.com/NCSEHE/status/1118728466591993856?s=19
18 Apr 2019
JobAccess recently launched the Employer Toolkit - a comprehensive guide for employing people with disability. Take a look at jobaccess.gov.au/employer-toolkit #EmployTheirAbility
16 Apr 2019
As Autism Acceptance Month nears the halfway point, Autism CRC has announced it is accepting expressions of interest for projects that support its vision to see autistic people empowered to discover and use their diverse strengths and interests. Expressions of interest are being taken for projects that fall into two categories: Innovation Projects and Utilisation Projects. EOI applications close 1 May. For more information go to https://www.adcet.edu.au/resource/10038/autismcrc-investment-round/ [image: four stacks of coins that get progressively larger, next to a large jar of coins, each pile with a little plant growing out of the top of it]
11 Apr 2019

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 2018 Conference was held in Manly, Sydney NSW. Further Pathways 2018 information.

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