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    ATEND response: The NDIS inquiry in to the NDIS workforce

    This submission focuses on responding on category F: the opportunities and challenges experienced by people with disability, and G: Any other matters (Support Workers on Campus).
    Our response focuses on three specific requests and areas of market demand, in line with the response categories.

    • Internships and graduate opportunities needed: Vocational Education & Training graduates within the Agency
    • Improved integration of accessible work placements within VET coursework and Higher Education – Work Integrated Learning placements within the Agency and the NDIS workforce
    • Support workers on campus: Training required

    (May 2020)

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    ATEND's response to the 2015 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

    In June 2015 ATEND submitted a response to the review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (DSE).

    The submission included: ATEND's response to the review; Future improvements identified from the survey; Seven key recommendations; Question analysis from the survey and, Appendices of all comments received. (June 2015)

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    ATEND's submission to the 2020 Disability Standards for Education Review

    ATEND is pleased to submit to the 2020 review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 and will make comment on whether, and to what extent, the Standards are making a positive difference towards students with disability being able to access education and training opportunities on the same basis as students without disability. Overall, ATEND believes the Standards do make a positive difference in tertiary education, are widely implemented by tertiary providers and generally contribute to positive outcomes for students living with disability. ATEND would like to draw attention to specific aspects of the Standards which we feel could be improved to contribute to even better outcomes. (September 2020)

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