Professional Learning ProgramleftCurrent Page<a href="/professional-learning/catalogue">find out more</a>11Professional Learning ProgramExplore the Victorian Deaf Education Institute's catalogue of on-demand presentations and events to support inclusive teaching practice
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Master of Inclusive Education Program 2023 of Inclusive Education Program 2023Are you interested in gaining a department-funded master’s level qualification specialising in deaf and hard of hearing or inclusive education? Apply for a master’s course at one of our partner universities for Round 9 (R9), opening 9:00am Monday 30 January and closing 11:59pm Tuesday 28 March 2023.2022-07-11T14:00:00Z
Literacy and Numeracy frameworks in post-secondary education and Numeracy frameworks in post-secondary educationThe Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is pleased to share information about an upcoming VDEI live webinar titled, Literacy and Numeracy frameworks in post-secondary education. The webinar, presented by Christine Tully, Learning Skills Coordinator – Melbourne Polytechnic, will take place on Wednesday, June 15 from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.2022-05-31T14:00:00Z
Visiting Teacher Service (Hearing) Statewide Virtual Conference 2022 Teacher Service (Hearing) Statewide Virtual Conference 2022On 8 March 2022, the Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) sponsored the Visiting Teacher Service (Hearing) Statewide Virtual Conference, a full day conference aimed at teachers and educational staff supporting students with hearing loss. 2022-04-06T14:00:00Z
World Hearing Day and Hearing Awareness Week Hearing Day and Hearing Awareness WeekToday the Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) acknowledges World Hearing Day as part of Hearing Awareness Week. World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. The World Hearing Day theme for 2022 is “To hear for life, listen with care” with a focus on the importance of safe listening as a means of maintaining good hearing throughout life.2022-03-02T13:00:00Z
Free access to VDEI’s Professional Learning Program access to VDEI’s Professional Learning ProgramVDEI is pleased to announce that from 28 January 2022 Victorian Department of Education and Training employees will have free access to a wide range of on-demand professional learning presentations. 2022-01-27T13:00:00Z
Wishing you a happy holiday season you a happy holiday seasonDear VDEI friends and colleagues, As another busy year comes to a close, the VDEI team would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support and contribution to our work throughout the year. VDEI has been busier than ever in 2021 with our online professional learning catalogues, research projects and technology innovations and we have forged many new valuable partnerships with stakeholders, academic institutions and peak organisations.2021-12-20T13:00:00Z

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Strategic Plan 2021-2023 Plan 2021-2023The Victorian Deaf Education Institute’s (VDEI) vision is to contribute to improvement in the educational outcomes for the more than 4,000 students in Victoria who are deaf or hard of hearing by strengthening the knowledge and practice of the professionals and communities that support them. The Victorian Deaf Education Institute Strategic Plan 2021-2023 outlines VDEI’s commitment to achieving this vision.

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