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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


Photo of Jackie Weinman


Playing a key supporting role in students university journey
For Jackie Weinman, the shift from working in occupational therapy in a health setting to an educational environment seemed like a natural transition, one which she judged to be a move to a positive and progressive environment which lead to substantial pride in her role and her experiences in helping to support others’ university experiences. 
Read more about Jackie.


A full time #NDCO post has opened for south eastern South Australia. This position is funded until 30 June 2022. He…
20 Sep 2019
#Webinar next week: #NDIS and further education panel discussion. Featuring four experts with significant experienc…
19 Sep 2019
Don't forget to join us tomorrow. Wednesday 18 September, for our #Inclusive Classroom Part 2 webinar. This is a fo…
17 Sep 2019
Are you based around central and northern South Australia and looking for a new role? An opportunity for a full time NDCO has opened up to facilitate the program in central and northern South Australia, incorporating the areas of Port Lincoln, West Coast and Eyre Peninsula, Whyalla, Port Pirie, Flinders Ranges, and Far North. This position is funded until 30 June 2022. You'll need an undergraduate qualification in disability or a related discipline, and demonstrated knowledge or understanding of the complexity of the full spectrum of disabilities within the diverse Australian community. Interested? Find out more information or apply below:
21 Sep 2019
An exciting opportunity has opened up for a full time #NDCO to facilitate the Australian Government's NDCO Program in the south eastern regions of South Australia, incorporating Murray Bridge, Victor Harbour, Kangaroo Island, Bordertown and Mount Gambier. This position is funded until 30 June 2022. Among other duties, you will be required to work strategically with stakeholders to implement changes to policy and institutional practices to enhance inclusive practices and increase accessibility for people with disabilities. Interested? Find out more and apply below 👇
20 Sep 2019
Next Wednesday we will host a panel discussion webinar, focusing on the #NDIS and further education. The panel will feature four disability practitioners: Meredith Jackson from TAFE Queensland Skillstech; Michelle Anderson, Manager: Access & Inclusion at the University of South Australia; Kerryn Lester-Smith, who has a significant background in the NDIA; and Michelle Campbell, Senior Manager Student Equity and Support, at The University of Newcastle, Australia. The panel will be given a case study to work through and discuss some of the grey areas that have arisen with the introduction of the scheme across the country. A Q&A session will follow for you to ask all your burning questions. Register now at the link below, and share with your friends!
18 Sep 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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