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Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training

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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, academics, teachers and students on inclusive practices within the post-secondary education sector.  


Pathways14 conference - 2018

5th – 7th December - Pathways14 Conference

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Disability Practice in the Spotlight

Petria McGoldrickPartnerships – in working together, supporting each other, always learning & celebrating success. 
It’s been fifteen years since Petria McGoldrick commenced her role as a Disability Liaison Officer at the University of Wollongong. Though it’s been a while, she can still recall her role prior to this one; she was working in occupational rehab, based in the workers’ compensation area, and also assisting people from the community with disability to fulfil their work and education goals. Clearly, disability assistance is an area she has long been passionate about.  Read more about Petria McGoldrick

Less than two months to go now until Pathways14! To get you ready for this amazing event, here is a snippet of some of the action from 2016's conference: Remember you can find out more about Pathways14, including booking tickets, at
17 Oct 2018
Do you know an Autistic job seeker? The Australian Taxation Office is working with Specialisterne Australia to attract people on the Autism Spectrum who are interested in working with the ATO. Find out more at [image shows the back of a computer, with yellow wires coming out].
15 Oct 2018
TasTECH 2018 is less than two weeks away! Hosted by the University of Tasmania and featuring insights from Greg Alchin, Greg O'Connor (Texthelp) and Troy Waller (Microsoft), this event will focus on the latest computer software and Apps as well as other exciting developments in technology, which supports participation in education and employment for people with disability. Have you registered to attend? What sessions are you looking forward to?
12 Oct 2018

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 Manly, Sydney NSW in 2018. Further Pathways 2018 information.

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