24 March, 2022

Supporting Students with Disabilities in Vocational Education and Training


The Department of Education, Skills and Employment has funded the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) to carry out three projects as part of the program of works to transform the capacity of and provide support to a diverse range of Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers to assist them in supporting students with disabilities.
This work program was created in response to the 2020 review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005. (The Standards). The Standards aim to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to and participation in education as students without disabilities. The Standards do not impose new requirements, but rather strive to clarify the obligations of education providers under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.
Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) is conducting a survey to gather feedback from VET providers and staff on what is required to enhance staff capacity to better support students with disabilities to participate and succeed in VET.
The survey data will be used to inform Project One: Develop resources to build RTO capability to support students with disability.
The purpose of this work is to advise on, review, and develop a variety of resources to assist and build RTO capability to support students with disabilities to engage with and undertake training in the VET sector, as well as to support understanding of their obligations under the Disability Standards for Education 2005 and students’ rights.
To participate and provide your valuable feedback, please complete the survey at https://utas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6M7DmnCqY3I9Dim


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