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Strategies for Engaging Students with Disability

19 February 2020

Did you miss Jane's session at the 2019 National VET Conference? You can now access this PD via webinar!  

Jane received fantastic feedback, here's just some of it:

Very relatable, good examples for learners with additional needs! C Sharp

Loved it! engaging and relevant strategies that can be easily applied D Knight

I liked how it was expanded to think what additional needs are, not just LLN
L Robson

This webinar will explore the specific learning and support needs of students with autism, learning disabilities, anxiety and other mental health difficulties, and how trainers can adjust their teaching to be more inclusive of these different learning needs.

Participants will gain a better understanding of how the brain is impacted for students with additional needs and how to implement practical strategies that can assist and lead to successful outcomes.

Key topics covered within the webinar

  • Defining Additional Needs
  • Impact of disability on learning
  • Disability Standards for Education
  • Learning Environment & Activities
  • Strategies and Resources
  • Inclusion in Practice

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session closure. All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

19 February 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
12:00pm - 1:00pm (AEDT: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
11:30am - 12:30pm (ACDT: SA)
10:30am - 11:30am (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:00am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

  • RTO/Compliance Managers
  • Trainer and Assessors
  • Heads of Faculty/Department/Area Managers
  • Consultants
  • Curriculum Developers
  • L & D Managers

What to expect

Presented by Jane Goodfellow, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Jane Goodfellow


Jane Goodfellow is the 2017 Australian VET Teacher/Trainer winner and holds a keen interest in alternative and innovative training methods. Jane has worked as a TAFE trainer for over 20 years and also works in a school as a special needs teacher. After completing a Master in Education in inclusion Jane's focus turned to increasing the participation of tertiary aged students with disability and diverse needs in VET courses.

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in discussion
  • Share your thoughts via online chat window
  • Answer online polls that provide instant group feedback

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter, Jane Goodfellow, before the session, please email

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