Resources for working with learners with special needs (APST 1.5, 1.6 & 4.1)


Every learner has a right to the knowledge and skills that will help shape productive and positive lives, regardless of their physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics.

Research indicates that most teachers will be teaching learners with disabilities. A recent study by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission found that 62% of classroom teachers reported they were inadequately trained to teach learners with disabilities.

If you apply for (full) registration, you will be required to include a focus on learners with disabilities in your evidence of practice.

We have recently updated some resources that you may find useful in building your capacity to teach learners with special needs.

You can find these here.