Educators of Excellence

Congratulations to Dr Alinka Fisher

The DEAI warmly congratulates Dr Alinka Fisher, Associate Lecturer at Flinders University (Disability and Developmental Education) and Chair, PBS Community of Practice, for receiving a 2019 College of Nursing & Health Sciences ‘Teaching Excellence Award’. The Award was received for her work in Positive Behaviour Support and, more specifically, for the selection criteria relating to the …

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Developmental Educators and Positive Behaviour Support

Fran Whiteley, Senior Developmental Educator with scosa has created a short video about her work in the positive behaviour support area. Fran explains how, as a Developmental Educator, she explores the function of a particular behaviour, develops rapport with the young person, and then collaborates to develop a behaviour support plan. Great video Fran!

Developmental Education in the News

In February, the Bachelor of  Disability and Developmental Education featured in an NDIS insert in the Sunday Mail. Dr Caroline Ellison describes the uniqueness of the degree and the career pathways of graduates. The article is further illustrated by a Developmental Educator, Christian Parente, who recently set up his own business. Congratulations Christian and best …

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