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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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Pre-planning Toolkit for people with disability entering
Higher Education or Vocational Education and Training

Getting the Right Support at the Right Time from the Right People, the NDIS Pre-planning Toolkit is for people with disability entering Higher Education or Vocational Education and Training is designed to be used before you start a tertiary course at university or with a vocational education and training provider.

Further information and booklets to download

Time is running out to get your applications in for the Autumn 2019 PACE Mentoring program. Successful applicants will be paired with an experienced professional who they will meet with six to eight times within a four-month period between May to August. The meetings last between one and two hours. Students can discuss their career goals and aspirations, and get help to develop a plan for their personal and professional development. Applications close at the end of March. https://www.adcet.edu.au/resource/9993/pace-mentoring-program-autumn-2019/ [image: two men in business suits, shown from above, pointing at an iPad]
18 Mar 2019
When is an adjustment reasonable in education? That's the question we'll be answering in our next webinar! Join us on March 28 from 1pm to hear from Rick Boffa, Manager, Equitable Learning Services at RMIT University as he: -defines the term reasonable adjustment; -provides a simple formula to help you determine when an adjustment is reasonable/unreasonable; and, -provides some case studies for discussion. As with all ADCET webinars, this will be live captioned and recorded, with the captioned video to be made available on the ADCET website. Rick's career has spanned almost 30 years across State and Commonwealth Government's, community and education sectors and has involved working in many diverse areas including disability, health and aged care services, project management, business administration and development, and more. As a person with a disability, Rick has a deep and personal understanding of issues and practicalities which impact on individuals with specific needs, and their families, and believes this perspective gives him a unique and significant insight into service provision to diverse and vulnerable client groups. We hope you can join us! Register now! https://www.adcet.edu.au/resource/10016/adcet-webinar-when-is-an-adjustment-reasonable-in-education/ [image: a man in a blue shirt sitting in a wheelchair, with the Sydney Harbour Bridge and a cruise ship in the background]
14 Mar 2019
In need of a sea change? Deakin University is looking for a Disability Liaison Officer at their Burwood campus. To thrive in the role, you will have a student centered approach, be solutions focused, and enjoy working in a dynamic and ever-changing environment, with a passion for systemic change, inclusion and accessibility. Your confidence to collaborate with colleagues across the Faculties, Institutes and Divisions of the University will add to your success. Find out more here: https://lnkd.in/g8t8qkK [image: a brown stone archway, with a black gate at the end, opening on to a garden.]
11 Mar 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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