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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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Pathways14 conference - 2018

4th December - Pre-Conference Workshops
5th – 7th December - Pathways14 Conference

Further information

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ADCET WEBINAR

The Internet of Things: Implications for Students with Disabilities

 

Leanne McRae, Katie Ellis and Mike Kent (Curtin University) will present on their recently released project report The Internet of Things: Implications for Students with Disabilities.  The report, published through the NCSEHE, provides an insight into both the potential risks and benefits of the IoT for tertiary students with disabilities, particularly in the current university climate where this cohort utilise mobile devices as a key resource in their learning.

This webinar is free to attend, it will be live captioned and recorded.

When: Thursday 31 May, 2018 1:00 - 2:00 AEST

<< Further information and registration details >>

Rick Boffa

Managing Equitable Learning Services across RMIT’s multiple campuses. 

Rick recently celebrated ten years with RMIT, he works across all campuses and heads up a team of Advisors..

In his role as Manager Equitable Learning Services (ELS), Rick spends majority of his time at the systemic/tactical level collaborating with academic and teaching staff, Human Resources, Property Services, IT and Legal Services focusing on ensuring that RMIT continues to offer an inclusive welcoming environment for everyone including students with disabilities. Read more about Rick Boffa

 

 

 

 

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If you are over 18 and a student or jobseeker with disability you may be eligible for Australian Network on Disability Positive Action towards Career Engagement (PACE) Mentoring program! The program matches job seekers with experienced professionals from a range of disciplines and both private and public sector organisations, and is an excellent opportunity to build employability and work-ready skills. Find out more at https://www.adcet.edu.au/resource/9816/pace-mentoring/ [Image shows a bearded blonde man in a suit, sitting at a table with a brown haired lady in a white shirt, using a computer.]
25 May 2018
The University of Queensland - UQ is looking for a Student Advisor (Diversity & Inclusion, Disability). Applicants should have have a demonstrable knowledge of issues relating to equity, diversity and equal opportunity as it relates to the Higher Education sector, with a specific focus on people with disabilities, as well as a strong desire to work collaboratively and in partnership with colleagues and students to deliver support programs that enhance the student experience for all students at UQ. Do you know anyone who could fit the bill? Tag them below! Image shows a white laptop on a table with a lady typing on it. [https://www.adcet.edu.au/resource/9842/student-adviser-diversity-inclusion-disability-uq/]
22 May 2018
Don't forget to register for our upcoming webinar, 'The Internet of Things: Implications for Students with Disabilities'. Presented in conjunction with ATEND, this webinar will provide an insight into both the potential risks and benefits of the IoT for tertiary students with disabilities, particularly in the current university climate where this cohort utilise mobile devices as a key resource in their learning. [https://www.adcet.edu.au/resource/9819/adcet-webinar-the-internet-of-things-implications-for-students-with-disabilities/] [Image shows a grey webcam]
18 May 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 Canberra in 2016. Further Pathways information.

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