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NDS & DSD CEO Breakfast

NDS and the DSD are organising a CEO Breakfast where guest speaker Mr Stephen Fox (Manager, NDS ACT) will discuss business transformation around the NDIS and what they have experienced in the ACT.
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Discuss challenges and opportunities for inter-sector engagement to promote inclusion of people with disability in community and civic life.
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Zero Tolerance Forums - Northern Territory

NDS is coordinating free forums about human rights, safety and preventing abuse and neglect of people with disability to continue to spread the message that abuse and neglect is NOT OK!

A Literacy-Friendly Workplace - Train the Trainer

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Location: Hobart, Devonport & Launceston
Date: 26/09/2017 to 21/11/2017

The Train the Trainer program will give you the opportunity to learn about:

  • What we mean by literacy in the Disability Sector
  • The literacy needs the Workplace Literacy Project training resources can address
  • Where to refer people to who need further literacy training
  • Adult learning principles
  • Learning styles
  • The learning cycle and developing literacy skills

You will develop practical skills to:

  • Plan and organise a literacy training session
  • Engage learners to participate in the learning activities
  • Manage group dynamics and create a positive learning environment
  • Evaluate your training sessions
  • Create a literacy session using your workplace documents

The training involves:

  • Two full day face to face sessions (5 weeks apart) 
  • Delivering a training session using a Workplace Literacy Project resource in your workplace at a team meeting
  • Planning a workplace literacy training session using your workplace resources

Have a look at the Workplace Literacy Project resources now.

Event Details: 

Location Dates Time Venue
Hobart 26 September 2017 & 31 October 2017 9:30am-3:30pm Colony 47 Board Room – 432 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart
Devonport 16 October 2017 & 20 November 2017 9:30am-3:30pm Gateway Devonport – 16 Fenton Street, Devonport
Launceston 17 October & 21 November 2017 9:30am-3:30pm The LINC – Level 3, Room 2, 71 Civic Square, Launceston

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Michele Foley, Sector Consultant Learning and Development, 0408140740,