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dc.contributor.convenorVernita Zigouras
dc.contributor.authorPoed, Shiralee
dc.contributor.authorKeen, Deb
dc.contributor.editorAustralia & New Zealand Education Law Association
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T15:12:59Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T15:12:59Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.date.modified2010-10-07T04:08:12Z
dc.identifier.refuriwww.anzela.edu.au
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/31896
dc.description.abstractIn Australia, the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (Cth) (Standards) outline how specific areas of education are to be made accessible to students with disabilities. The central tenet of the Standards is that students with disabilities are treated 'on the same basis' as a student without a disability. The Standards include statements of the rights of students with disabilities, descriptions of the legal obligations of education providers, and measures which can be taken as evidence of compliance. To meet their legal obligations, all educational providers across Australia have published policies that define the types of adjustments that teachers can make to enable students to engage with curriculum and demonstrate their learning on the same basis as their peers. This paper examines how Australian education providers define what is 'reasonable' when adjustments are made to assessment and how this definition aligns with the Standards. Implications for educators and education providers are considered.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherAustralia & New Zealand Education Law Association
dc.publisher.placeMelbourne, VIC
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.anzela.edu.au
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationY
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameANZELA 2009: Australia & New Zealand Education Law Association 18th Annual Conference
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleEducation: a risky business? ANZELA 2009 18th annual conference Proceedings
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2009-09-30
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2009-10-02
dc.relation.ispartoflocationMelbourne
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode330108
dc.titleSpecial provisions: The risky business of education policy and disability discrimination
dc.typeConference output
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conferences
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publications
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Education and Professional Studies
gro.date.issued2009
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorKeen, Deb A.
gro.griffith.authorPoed, Shiralee


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