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  • Video

    Webinar: The Inclusive Classroom

    In this webinar Troy Waller from Microsoft will show how Windows 10 and Office 365 can transform the educational experience and personalise learning; experience Learning Tools watch it improve reading comprehension and writing; learn how students can demonstrate their understanding using inputs other than keyboarding and text and be equipped with productivity and collaborative tools, and skills they will use throughout their lives; and, navigate these tools and tailor them to their students’ individual learning needs. 

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    Webinar: The Inclusion of People with Disability in VET Project

    ADCET presented this  webinar in June 2019. Sharni Burstin from Skills for Australia discusses, The Inclusion of People with Disability in VET Project and covers the following: 1. Project inception and background; 2. Industry consultation process and findings; 3. Developed and endorsed training products; 4. Introduction of training products; and, 5. Broader implications and initiatives needed.

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    Making Content Accessible : A Guide to Navigating Australian Copyright Law for Disability Access

    This is a guide which provides a simple summary of the copyright law governing access to material for people with a disability in Australia. It also includes a checklist of their major requirements and some practical advice for applying them.

    It is intended for use by disability organisations, libraries, archives, museums, galleries, schools, TAFEs, universities and similar institutions.

  • Video

    Webinar: Incorporating UDL Principles within Assessment

    ADCET presented this  webinar in May 2019.  Dagmar Kminiak and Terri Mears from University of Sydney discussed the broad principles of Universal Design in assessment as covered in literature and the importance of incorporating multiple means of representation, action, expression and engagement within assessments. 

    The presentation provided a brief overview of the practical steps that have been taken at The University of Sydney to begin the transformation of assessment planning to ensure that Universal Design principles are incorporated in the process.

  • Article

    The Benefit of Designing for Everyone

    This research report by the Centre for Inclusive Design in partnership with Adobe and Microsoft has showed that the Australian education, retail and financial services sectors can benefit from implementing an inclusive approach in the design process. Within education, inclusive design can translate into an additional 228,000 tertiary qualifications earned in Australia which in turn can increase employment and salaries by $4.5 billion annually. (May 2019)

  • Video

    Video: Technology for Reading & Writing

    If you are thinking of returning to study, Lyn says, "Don't hesitate. Do it."

    Lyn is studying Textiles and Fashion at RMIT  Using a C-Pen Reader, Seeing AI, speech recognition and text-to-speech has helped Lyn throughout her studies.

  • Video

    Webinar: Meeting the needs of our Indigenous students with disability

    ADCET presented this webinar in May 2019. Sharon Kerr, Leader Education and Training with the Centre for Disability Studies was the presenter.

    If you have questions about how your institution can better support the access needs and engagement of Indigenous students with a disability, this webinar is for you.  During this webinar Sharon will share findings of her recent research and provide the opportunity for input and discussion (technology and time permitting).

  • Video

    Webinar: Making maths/STEM digital and accessible with EquatIO

    ADCET presented this webinar in May 2019. Fiona Thomas from Texthelp  focussed on how EquatIO can provide students and staff a truly digital maths alternative.  EquatIO supports the creating and consuming of complex maths by providing alternative input methods for all 

  • Video

    Becoming a pharmacist - Sam's story

    Sam Flood graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2016. The following year Sam applied for 40 internships without success, and began to feel like the job search would never pay off.

  • Article

    Employment and study outcomes after graduation: An Australian higher education equity perspective

    A study led by The University of Western Australia and funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) has found improvements for the disadvantaged in accessing a tertiary education, but there are still challenges that lie ahead in the job market.

    The study, led by Dr Ian Li and David R. Carroll from UWA’s School of Population and Global Health, used 2016 data collected from the Australian Graduate Outcomes Study linked to administrative records from 19 Australian universities. It examined education and employment opportunities available to people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, people with a disability, and people from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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