Another outstanding Deafness Awareness session delivered

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Lauren Fox delivered an outstanding Deafness Awareness webinar for deafConnectEd in July through the VET Development Centre’s professional learning program. The session was attended by a staggering 295 participants. Feedback about the session was also incredibly positive, with 99% of participants rating the session as ‘good’ or ‘excellent’, commenting on how clear and well-organised Lauren’s … Read more

Earlier this year, deafConnectEd supported Melbourne Polytechnic with promotion and enrolment for another Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) specifically for Auslan users, with the aim of growing our Auslan teaching workforce. The course started in July with 13 learners who are now more than halfway through their studies. The course is delivered entirely … Read more

In 2019, Melbourne Polytechnic was the proud recipient of a grant from the Victorian Department of Education and Training to enable several much needed projects. One of these projects was the tailoring of a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment to meet the needs of Deaf people interested in becoming educators in the accredited education … Read more

Thursday 13 December saw a group of 23 Auslan teachers coming together for a successful and much anticipated workshop. The day was facilitated by Dr Adam Schembri (University of Birmingham) and Stef Linder (Expression Australia). Practical activities were also led by teachers from Melbourne Polytechnic’s Auslan team: Ramas McRae, Alexander Straub and Ida Rogers. The … Read more