Enabling EquityApril 04, 2019
I am writing this column on Budget day, having watched my old school’s submission to the original funding review, where teachers became filmmakers to speak directly to those on the review panel of the needs and aspirations of our students.
Enabling EquityMarch 05, 2019
Significant government announcements promise new hope for students with disability, their families and their schooling.
Disability royal commission welcomedFebruary 21, 2019
Federation welcomes the vote in the Australian Parliament to establish a royal commission into the violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability.
Symposium plans joint efforts to improve opportunities of students with disabilityNovember 20, 2018
Plans are afoot to establish an alliance of Federation, professional and community groups to advocate for improved educational opportunities for students with disabilities, a result of Federation’s Equity Matters Disability Symposium at the weekend.
Federation to host disability forum this SaturdayNovember 15, 2018
The Equity Matters Disability Symposium will be hosted in Federation’s auditorium on Saturday, 17 November, from 10am to 1.30 pm, to be followed by delegates’ workshops from 2pm to 4pm.
The power to transform livesNovember 05, 2018
Childhood trauma is an epidemic and the single biggest health crisis of our times, a Centre for Professional Learning (CPL) conference was told today, and that crisis was even worse for children with a disability.
Achieving equality with long-lasting benefitsSeptember 23, 2018
There’s a story I’ve heard many times from a formidable leader in the specialist education field. The story is of twin students.
Disability campaign mounts ahead of electionsSeptember 17, 2018
Federation is responding to the joint needs of students with disability and their teachers at every campaigning level, as advocacy intensifies ahead of the state and federal elections.