Students with disability

The Australian Government supports the rights of children and young people with disability to have the same educational opportunities as other school students.

The Australian Government believes that we should strive for a high-quality school system that assists all Australian children to reach their full potential, so they can fully participate in the economic and social life of the community.

The Australian Government works with states and territories to support students with disability and learning difficulties in a number of ways, including:

Resources

The following is a list of all the resources that are associated with Students with disability.

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  1. 2010 report on the Review of Disability Standards for Education 2005

    Created: 17 November 2012  |  Last modified: 17 November 2012

    Report on the Review of Disability Standards for Education 2005

  2. 2011 Trial of the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability

    Created: 20 October 2011  |  Last modified: 11 October 2013

    This report provides information on the processes of the 2011 trial of the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability. It also presents...

  3. 2012 Trial of the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability

    Created: 27 June 2013  |  Last modified: 11 October 2013

    This report provides information on the processes of the 2012 trial of the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability. It also presents...

  4. 2015 Guidelines for the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability

    Created: 8 October 2015

    This page contains links to guidelines used in previous years. Please refer to the most recent guidelines to understand the data collection requirements for the current year.

  5. Arabic Fact Sheet for the NCCD

    Created: 5 August 2015

    Fact sheet for parents/carers in Arabic

  6. Australian Government Initial Response to the 2015 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

    Created: 3 December 2015

    This document is the Australian Government's Initial Response to the 2015 Review recommendations.

  7. Chinese (Cantonese) Fact Sheet for the NCCD

    Created: 5 August 2015

    Fact sheet for parents/carers in Chinese (Cantonese)

  8. Chinese (Mandarin) Fact Sheet for the NCCD

    Created: 5 August 2015

    Fact sheet for parents/carers in Chinese (Mandarin)

  9. Correspondence on Ministerial correspondence files concerning incidents involving students with autism

    Created: 13 October 2015  |  Last modified: 9 November 2015

    Correspondence on Ministerial correspondence files concerning incidents involving students with autism

  10. Dinka Fact Sheet for the NCCD

    Created: 5 August 2015

    Fact sheet for parents/carers in Dinka

  11. Disability Standards for Education 2005

    Created: 17 November 2012  |  Last modified: 17 November 2012

  12. Disability Standards for Education 2005 Guidance Notes

    Created: 18 November 2012  |  Last modified: 18 November 2012

  13. Disability Standards for Education Stocktake

    Created: 30 June 2014

    This is a report on the activities undertaken by government and non-government schools across states and territories, to raise awareness and provide guidance on the Disability...

  14. Discussion Paper for the 2010 review of Disability Standards for Education 2005

    Created: 17 November 2012  |  Last modified: 17 November 2012

    Discussion Paper for the 2010 review of Disability Standards for Education 2005

  15. Exemplars of Practice

    Created: 13 April 2016  |  Last modified: 2 June 2016

    These Examplars of Practice demonstrate the Standards in practice across various education settings: early learning, schools, vocational education and higher education.

  16. Fact Sheet 1: Disability Discrimination Act 1992

    Created: 30 June 2014  |  Last modified: 1 October 2015

    This fact sheet summarises the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and how it applies in schools.

  17. Fact Sheet 2: Disability Standards for Education 2005

    Created: 30 June 2014  |  Last modified: 1 October 2015

    This fact sheet summarises the Disability Standards for Education. It includes the rights and requirements under the Disability Standards for Education.

  18. Fact Sheet 3: Parental Engagement

    Created: 30 June 2014  |  Last modified: 1 October 2015

    This fact sheet provides information on key elements of effective partnerships to support engagement between schools and parents.

  19. Fact Sheet 4: Effective Consultation

    Created: 30 June 2014  |  Last modified: 1 October 2015

    This fact sheet provides information on how parents can better prepare themselves for consulting with schools.

  20. Fact Sheet 5: Complaints Processes

    Created: 30 June 2014  |  Last modified: 1 October 2015

    This fact sheet provides information and contacts for people who wish to make a complaint due to disability discrimination in Australian schools.

  21. FAQs for Schools

    Created: 24 February 2014  |  Last modified: 10 May 2018

    These questions and answers about the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability are provided for teachers and school staff. It includes...

  22. Farsi Fact Sheet for the NCCD

    Created: 5 August 2015

    Fact sheet for parents/carers in Farsi

  23. Final Report on the 2015 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

    Created: 3 December 2015

    This document is the Final Report for the 2015 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005.

  24. French Fact Sheet for the NCCD

    Created: 5 August 2015

    Fact sheet for parents/carers in French

  25. Government response to the 2010 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

    Created: 17 November 2012  |  Last modified: 17 November 2012

    Government response to the 2010 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

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