The Disability Standards for Education and Universities Australia guidelines require that courses or programs are inclusive and enable equitable participation by students with disability.
Disability Standards for Education
The Disability Standards for Education 2005 require that courses or programs are designed in such as way that a student with disability is able to participate in learning experiences on the same basis as a student without disability.
Universities Australia guidelines
Universities Australia (formerly known as the Australian Vice-Chancellors’ Committee) has also provided guidelines for a student with disability, which require that:
- Design of curricula should be inclusive and student centred
- The delivery and assessment methods of courses should be inclusive
- All learning environments should provide opportunities for equitable participation for students with disability.
The following links provide useful resources for inclusive teaching and learning:
- Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) provides extensive resources to improve the quality of teaching and support for students with disability. Includes information about: