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  • Are you an Auslan interpreter with experience of interpreting in an adult English classroom? Auslan interpreters are well aware of the challenges of working between English and Auslan in educational settings, however few interpreters are as familiar with interpreting in an English classroom, such as the courses offered by the Adult Migrant English Program. There […]

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  • deafConnectEd were successful in an application to the Victorian Government for funding to support recent migrants to Australia who are Deaf. We are delivering a course in 2018 which will include components of Auslan and English literacy. This will support Deaf migrants in accessing services and opportunities for vocational training and further education. We are […]

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  • DeafConnectEd is excited to announce a new Educational Signbank project. After a successful pilot project in 2015 with automotive signs, the Victorian Government has awarded a small grant to research additional entries to Signbank, focusing on disciplines that are of high demand for deaf students in the VET sector. Hospitality is the first of three […]

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  •   Australia’s biggest careers expo 2017 Expo Times Thursday 4 May and Friday 5 May, 9am-3pm Saturday 6 May and Sunday 7 May, 10am-4pm Auslan Interpreters will be provided only on Thursday 4 May, 9.30am – 1.30pm We are grateful to VCE and Careers Expo for their assistance with providing interpreters. RSVP: info@deafconnected.com.au Seminar Program: […]

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  • Interpreting in educational settings is incredibly rewarding but also challenging and that’s why we are offering 4 recently qualified interpreters the chance to get some individualised professional development and the support of an experience mentor. The Central Auslan Booking Service (CABS) mentor and coaching program will be tailored to meet the needs of participants and will include: […]

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  • Do you know someone who has always wanted to learn Auslan but never known where to start? www.timetosign.com.au is the new website for people in Victoria who are interested in learning Auslan. Established by the Victorian Auslan Training Consortium (VATC) the site includes information about courses, links to online resources and a growing list of […]

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  • Updated on 12 January 2017 Auslan interpreters! As you will be aware, the Central Auslan Booking Service (CABS) is government funded to provide a free booking service for TAFEs and other registered training organisations (RTOs) across Victoria. As CABS does not directly employ interpreters, interpreters are required to complete an induction and any employment-related paperwork with […]

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  • deafConnectEd’s pilot ‘I am Ready’ transition program for students who are deaf or hard of hearing was a great success. Delivered by a team of deaf facilitators over six days, the program provided participants with information, hands on activities, tours of educational providers and a series of guest presenters, all designed to help them think […]

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  • Melbourne Polytechnic is pleased to offer the Auslan Certificate II course in Geelong, commencing on Tuesday 2 August, 2016. Details for the course times and venue are below: Dates: The Auslan Certificate II course will commence on Tuesday 2 August, and will be delivered part time on Tuesday and Thursday nights (excluding school holidays and […]

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  • FREE Auslan Taster Activities in Geelong by Melbourne Polytechnic If you have family, friends, neighbours or work colleagues who want to learn Auslan, let them know about these FREE sessions in Geelong. Where:  Grovedale Neighbourhood House 45 Heyers Road, Grovedale Dates: Saturdays 16 and 23 July 2016 Time: 9.30am – 1pm Contact: Gina Auciello Email: […]

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