Simon Andersson’s interview on mentoring

Simon Andersson talks about his experience as a mentor at his former workplace. Captions coming soon.

Studiosity is on-demand study help with academic literacy skills and core subject support.

It is crucial that deaf/hard of hearing people enrol in the course they want to study early as much as possible. To see why it is important to do so, have a look at the captioned video.

Late in 2015, we reported on our involvement as a partner in an Australia Research Council grant looking into how sign languages are learned by adults. The aim of this three-year project is to improve our understanding of how to teach signed languages to adults as second or additional languages. This is a relatively new … Read more

2017 Expo Times Thursday 3 May and Friday 4 May, 10am-1.45pm Saturday 5 May and Sunday 6 May, 10am-3.30pm Auslan Interpreters will be provided only on Saturday 5 May, 10.30am – 4.00pm We are grateful to VCE and Careers Expo for their assistance with providing interpreters. RSVP by 24 April: Please click here for more Information about … Read more

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 Hello to Deaf and Hard of Hearing community! We, deafConnectEd and Vicdeaf, are excited to announce that we are hosting a mentor workshop over two days: 27th (Friday) &  28th (Saturday) April! Time &  location:  Friday: 5.30-8.30pm Saturday: 10am-1pm Melbourne Polytechnic Prahran K building, K430 The workshop will be in Auslan. The workshop is FREE as well! The workshop … Read more

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Dean and Pollard’s Demand Control Schema (DC-S) is one of a growing number of tools available to assist interpreters with ethical decision making in their professional practice. The model can be applied when planning for an interpreting booking, managing the many challenges that can arise during a booking, as well as when reflecting on an interpreting … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more