Response to the release of the Department’s Diversity & Inclusion Strategy 2018-2022December 18, 2018
On Monday 3 December 2018, ‘International Day of People with a Disability’, the Department of Education Secretary, Mark Scott emailed teachers to announce the release of the Diversity & Inclusion Strategy 2018-2022.
Strategies to support students with autism K-6November 21, 2018
Teachers left a Centre for Professional Learning course earlier this week armed with strategies and resources to help them support students with autism in their K-6 classrooms.
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.
Disability forum puts pressure on governmentsAugust 18, 2018
In the Fairfield area, teachers have a strong history of being adept at recognising and supporting the learning for our students with disability.