Full course description
Date and time
Monday 7 February 2022, 9.30 am to 12.00 pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are New in the role of being responsible for submitting applications for speech therapy and visiting teacher services and you are part of the school team for the NCCDSSD.
The session will take participants through the process of applying for speech therapy and the visiting teacher services funding.
The NCCDSSD will be discussed in relation to the processes to be followed in collecting the data, the whole school approach to the NCCDSSD and its connection to funding for students with disabilities.
All schools in Australia are required to take part in the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability and it is important that all schools follow the guidelines set out by the Commonwealth government in collecting this data. There are strict criteria to follow in applying for funding for speech therapy and the visiting teacher services.
This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes
- knowledge of the steps to be followed by a school when applying for speech therapy funding and the visiting teacher services funding
- an introduction to the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability.
Elspeth Adamson is currently Manager, Student Services at Independent Schools Victoria, where she works in the areas of students with individual needs and student wellbeing, as well as addressing parent concerns about their children’s education. Previously, she was a Head of Campus and Deputy Principal of a Victorian multi-campus Independent school, and a Principal of an international school in India.