New resources to strengthen inclusion in early childhood education and care

The Government is focused on building the capability of families and carers of children with disability or developmental concerns in early childhood and education and care settings through new resources aimed at boosting inclusivity and building staff and educator capacity. Delivering on the Government’s commitments under Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031 Early Childhood Targeted Action Plan, … Continued

Save teachers’ jobs!

Visiting Teachers are highly trained experts who work directly with students with disability and complex needs. They support students who are vision and hearing impaired, have physical disabilities, autism, and health impairments. Premier Daniel Andrews and Education Minister Natalie Hutchins are considering sacking some of the most expert teachers in Victoria. Add your name to the petition and tell the Premier and Education Minister to reverse this decision immediately.

Diverse Learners Hub

The Hub is an online resource that provides information, tools and guidance on diverse learning, including:
– understanding autism and how schools support autistic students
– understanding the different types of learning difficulties
– how learning difficulties can affect a child’s and young person’s learning
– evidence-based resources, tools, and guidance on learning diversity
– professional learning and teaching resources for school staff.

Getting started at child care and kindergarten

Child care and kindergarten give your child the chance to learn, play, make friends, and have fun. This guide will help you to know hat to look for in an inclusive child care centre and kindergarten, and how to get support, such as staff training, specialist equipment, and extra educators