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2017 AGM

Posted by Admin on 13 November 2017

The AGM will be held at 12:30pm Monday 27 November 2017

University of Otago, Dunedin

AVC1, Audio Video Conference Suite


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSES on Friday, 8 September for the Disability Matters Conference 2017

Posted by Administrator on 29 August 2017

Just a reminder that Early Bird registration closes on Friday, 8 September.

 


REGISTRATION NOW OPEN | Disability Matters Conference 2017

Posted by Rachel 'Aluesi on 20 June 2017

Disability Matters 2017


New Guidelines Helping Disabled Students Achieve

Posted by Rachel 'Aluesi on 1 April 2017

New guidelines helping disabled students achieve

From left,  assessment support project administrator Rachel ’Aluesi, independent sociologist Dr...
From left, assessment support project administrator Rachel ’Aluesi, independent sociologist Dr Martha Bell and University of Otago manager, disability information and support, Melissa Lethaby. Photo: Gregor Richardson.
Dunedin people have had  strong input into developing new national guidelines for providing extra time in exams and other support for people with disabilities.

University of Otago manager, disability information and support, Melissa Lethaby said the new guidelines were a "fantastic" achievement, with many positive benefits.


2017 National Executive Committee

Posted by Rachel 'Aluesi on 8 March 2017


Memorandum represents commitment to students with disabilities

Posted by Rachel 'Aluesi on 9 February 2017

Memorandum represents commitment to students with disabilities

Memorandum represents commitment to students with disabilities


2016 Presidents' Report

Posted by Rachel 'Aluesi on 21 December 2016

Melissa Lethaby read the below Presidents' Report at the ACHIEVE 2016 Annual General Meeting on 8 December, held at AUT Campus, Auckland.


Alternative Arrangement Guidelines and Procedures now available

Posted by Rachel 'Aluesi on 13 December 2016

New guidelines assist the provision of alternative arrangements for tertiary students with disability/impairment

This comprehensive stocktake report of alternative assessment policies will be of value to multiple stakeholders, including policy practitioners and those involved in advocating for students with impairments.

About ACHIEVE

ACHIEVE, The National Post-Secondary Education Disability Network Incorporated and Ako Aotearoa co-funded research into current provision of extra time in alternative arrangements. 


Posted by Rachel 'Aluesi on 11 November 2016


2016 AGM

Posted by Rachel 'Aluesi on 28 October 2016

AGM