Research evidence from before the pandemic suggests that despite a number of policy commitments and initiatives at local and national levels, there has only been limited progress in moving towards inclusive education and that children and young people with disability often fare poorly in the...
The Disability Standards for Education 2005 clarify the obligations of education and training providers, and seek to ensure that students with disability can access and participate in education on the same basis as students without disability.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is undertaking a review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards). This paper explains what the Standards are and what they do, the purpose of the review, what previous reviews told us, and how you can...
Victorian children with a disability continue to experience discrimination, exclusion and disadvantage in mainstream government schools, according to this report.
Report of the Select Committee on access to the South Australian education system for students with a disability
This South Australian select committee report looks into the educational experiences of students with disabilities.
This report details the findings from a research project funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education that explores data tracking student cohorts through the higher education system – from commencement to completion. Characteristics are linked to likelihood of completion in order...
This collaborative research project was conducted by academics across the three major universities in South Australia, i.e. University of South Australia, Flinders University and the University of Adelaide. The project was funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) at Curtin...
This recent research project investigated the safety of students with cognitive disability in and around school. Evidence shows that children and young people with cognitive disability experience violence, abuse, and neglect at rates considerably higher than their peers. Despite this, little is known about the...