About DEAI

Strengthening the professional identity of Developmental Educators, and increasing the capacity of Australian Developmental Educators to provide leadership and innovation in their field.



Regular up to date information presented by the Developmental Educators Australia Incorporated body. News, events, annual meetings, awards nights, industry standards and advancements.

What is a Developmental Educator?


Our goal is to empower people with disabilities to achieve social inclusion within the community, and to maximise their quality of life through the promotion of life skills development.

Vision Statement


Code of ethics and practice for Developmental Educators.
Draft 8 (adapted from the original code of ethics for Developmental Educators)

Code of Ethics