Professional LearningleftCurrent Page<a href="/professional-learning/catalogue">find out more</a>11Professional LearningExplore the Victorian Deaf Education Institute's catalogue of on-demand presentations and events to support inclusive teaching practice
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International Day of People with Disability Day of People with DisabilitySunday, 3 December 2023 is International Day of People with Disability (IDPD), a day set aside each year by the United Nations to celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disability in our global communities. 2023-11-30T13:00:00Z
Auslan Courses included in Victoria’s Free TAFE program’s-free-tafe-programAuslan Courses included in Victoria’s Free TAFE programThe Australian Sign Language (Auslan) courses have been included in Victoria's Free TAFE program, allowing hundreds of individuals to learn Auslan without tuition fees.2023-10-30T13:00:00Z
World Teachers' Day Australia 2023 Teachers' Day Australia 2023This year, World Teachers’ Day is on Friday 27 October. It is an opportunity to say thank you for the incredible contributions teachers make to our community.2023-10-26T13:00:00Z
VDEI Website Feedback Survey 2023 Website Feedback Survey 2023The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is constantly striving to enhance our website to better support our online visitors. To assist VDEI with keeping our website as updated and relevant as possible, we would greatly appreciate your input and insights. 2023-10-19T13:00:00Z
Abilities Based Learning and Education Support (ABLES) professional learning Based Learning and Education Support (ABLES) professional learning New ABLES professional learning is now available to build your knowledge and skills in using ABLES effectively in your classroom and school to better support students with disability and diverse learners. 2023-10-03T13:00:00Z
International Week of Deaf People 18 – 24 September 2023–-24-september-2023International Week of Deaf People 18 – 24 September 2023This week, 18-24 September 2023, we are celebrating International Week of Deaf People, held every year to acknowledge Deaf people and their Deaf Communities around the world. During this week, each country will celebrate their unique history and will highlight the diversity and richness of their language, culture and contribution to their communities.2023-09-17T14:00:00Z

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VDEI Caption Centre

The VDEI Caption Centre creates captions for educational audio-visual media to ensure full access to the curriculum and support materials for deaf and hard-of-hearing primary and secondary students.

read more about The VDEI Caption Centre



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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