Disability: secret report exposes new waveDecember 03, 2020
A confidential NSW government report has shed light on a critical and burgeoning challenge for public education as the number of students with disabilities is predicted to grow by 50 per cent in the decade to 2027.
Learning and support teachersDecember 03, 2020
There are multiple roles teachers fill in contributing to the support of students with disability and additional learning and support needs including the learning and support team, the classroom teacher and the Learning and Support Teacher (LaST).
Media release: Students with disability to increase by 50% within a decadeSeptember 03, 2020
A confidential NSW Department of Education disability strategy obtained under FOI laws has revealed inadequacies in planning for the state’s students with disabilities.
Young People from Refugee and Migrant Backgrounds with DisabilitiesAugust 20, 2020
What are the main issues and concerns raised by young CALD people living with a disability?
Department advice on disability data collection during COVIDAugust 11, 2020
The Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) provides information about the number of students with disability in schools and the adjustments they receive.
Students with disabilities left behindJuly 31, 2020
As new reports highlight the growing funding gap between public and private students, research during the pandemic reveals that parents of students with a disability felt their children had been “left behind by Australia’s education system” during the crisis.
Staffing win helping to support students with disability during COVID-19May 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic hit hard our classes and teachers of students with disability. Responsive staff, additional staffing and the loud call for a targeted response to unique site and student needs relieved what threatened to be a disastrous outcome.
SSP and IEC teachers addressing additional complications to provide remote learningApril 09, 2020
Teachers in Schools for Special Purposes and Intensive English Centres are working with a unique set of challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic as they strive to provide educational continuity for students with special needs and English as an additional language or dialect requirements.
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