|Visiting Teacher Service (Hearing) Statewide Virtual Conference 2022||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/Visiting-Teacher-Service-(Hearing)-Statewide-Virtual-Conference-2022.aspx||Visiting Teacher Service (Hearing) Statewide Virtual Conference 2022||On 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||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/World-Hearing-Day.aspx||World Hearing Day and Hearing Awareness Week||Today 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||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/Pages/FreeaccessVDEIProfessionalLearningProgram.aspx||Free access to VDEI’s Professional Learning Program||VDEI 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||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/vdeithankyou2021||Wishing you a happy holiday season||Dear 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|
|Victorian Deaf Education Institute Strategic Plan 2021-2023||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/strategicplan2021-2023||Victorian Deaf Education Institute Strategic Plan 2021-2023||The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is pleased to present the Victorian Deaf Education Institute Strategic Plan 2021-2023.
Since its establishment in 2011, VDEI has gained a strong state-wide, national, and international reputation as a centre of expertise in deaf education. VDEI’s 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.
|International Day of People with Disability||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/internationaldayofpeoplewithdisability||International Day of People with Disability||This Friday 3 December is International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) a United Nations observed day which aims to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability. The theme for IDPwD 2021 is ‘Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world’.||2021-12-02T13:00:00Z|
|Graduate Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties) program ||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/graduate-cert-in-education-learning-difficulties||Graduate Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties) program ||Are you keen to gain a postgraduate qualification in Learning Difficulties in 2022? The Department is offering 75 fully funded places for learning specialists, leading teachers, and classroom teachers to undertake the new Graduate Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties) (GCE) course. ||2021-11-15T13:00:00Z|
|Master of Inclusive Education Initiative 2022||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/master-of-inclusive-education-initiative-2022||Master of Inclusive Education Initiative 2022||Are 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 8 (R8), opening 9:00am Tuesday 1 March and closing 11:59pm Tuesday 29 March 2022.||2021-11-15T13:00:00Z|
|Hearing and Hearing Loss Lecture Series||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/hearingandhearingloss||Hearing and Hearing Loss Lecture Series||We are pleased to share information about a new VDEI on-demand lecture series titled, Hearing and Hearing Loss. Hear four prominent academics and professionals discuss topics relating to the ear and perception of sound, audiology and hearing loss.
The comprehensive series consists of 22 topics which feature 75 separate videos delivered in short lecture style presentations, each 2-15 minutes in length. Learning checks are featured throughout the series to consolidate participant knowledge, and supporting materials are available for each presentation. ||2021-11-02T13:00:00Z|
|World Teachers’ Day 2021 – Thank you Victorian Teachers||https://deafeducation.vic.edu.au/world-teachers’-day-2021-–-thank-you-victorian-teachers||World Teachers’ Day 2021 – Thank you Victorian Teachers||International World Teachers’ Day is held globally on Tuesday 5 October. However, as this date usually falls within the school holidays World Teacher’s Day is celebrated in Victoria on Friday 29 October 2021. The day provides an opportunity to celebrate teachers and say thank you for their contributions to Victorian Communities.
The United Nations Theme of World Teachers' Day 2021 is “Teachers at the heart of education recovery”.