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Improving Educational Planning for Students with Severe Disabilities: An Evaluation of School-Based Professional Learning

The components of quality educational planning for students with moderate and severe intellectual disability are well established, but schools and special educators may not always achieve a...

Improving outcomes of preschool language delay in the community: protocol for the Language for Learning randomised controlled trial

Early language delay is a matter of concern to both parents and professionals. This study assessed language skills such as vocabulary and grammar; narrative skills; comprehension monitoring; and phonological awareness/pre-literacy skill. The study has relevance for parents and the community.

Improving the employment rates of people with disabilities through vocational education

During the 2001-8 period, the employment rate of people with a disability remained remarkably low in most western economies, hardly responding to better macroeconomic conditions and favourable...

Inclusion and Equity in Australian Secondary Schools

This paper presents findings from a large-scale, in-depth study of secondary schools in one Australian state that were achieving exceptional outcomes. The element of that study on which this paper...

Inclusion in Australia: What Teachers Say They Need and What School Psychologists Can Offer

This article examines the inclusion-related beliefs and perceived needs of primary teachers in Australia, and proposes ways that school psychologists can help meet these needs.

Inclusion in education: towards equality for students with disability

This paper seeks to draw together research findings to develop a clear picture of the implications for improving policy and practice— in order to facilitate greater inclusion for children who experience disability in Australia.

Inclusion in PK‐12: an international perspective

To investigate inclusion across borders, quantitative and qualitative data were examined that came from 18 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, Finland, France, Iceland, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the USA.

Inclusion of students with special needs: Benefits and obstacles perceived by teachers in New South Wales and South Australia

This paper presents the views and perceptions of primary school teachers from New South Wales and South Australia about inclusive education. The teachers reported both benefits and obstacles of having students with special needs in their classrooms.

Inclusive and empowering discourse in an early childhood literacy classroom with Indigenous students

This paper describes a school teacher's strategies that contributed significantly to the academic development of Indigenous students. Good teacher-student relationships and inclusive approach were key to success.

Inclusive education in Australia: Rhetoric, reality and the road ahead

Inclusive education (IE) is a term that has been part of the educational discourse in Australia for almost two decades. While there is no overarching definition under which IE operates in that...

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Research to Action Guides

  • A Guide for disability practitioners, schools, employers and young people looking to make the transition from school to employment in Australia....
  • The Culturally Proficient Service Delivery Research to Action Guide has been developed to assist in the provision of accessible, appropriate and effective disab...