Illustrations of Practice Video Series: Standard 1 – Know the learners and how they learn

15 JUNE 2020

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) has produced a series of videos featuring teachers illustrating, through their practice, how they meet the various descriptors of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

We’ve chosen one example as our focus. Watching this video and reflecting on how you could apply this in your teaching context can count as part of your professional learning requirements for renewal of registration.

1.6 Strategies to support full participation of learners with disability

Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and teaching strategies that support participation and learning of learners with disability.

Illustration of Practice


Establishing a program inclusive of children with disability
In this Illustration, four year old kindergarten teacher Mel, works closely with one child with a hearing device to support her literacy achievement. Mel describes her approach to support the success of children with disability in her program and shares examples of strategies to establish a work space in which the children with disability can be successful. She also describes how she works with the parents of children with disability to ensure their well-being and development.