Supporting tertiary students with a disability or mental illness: good practice guide

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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


Through the implementation of the principles outlined in this good practice guide, teaching staff and disability services staff in tertiary institutions will be better positioned to provide additional supports for students with a disability or mental illness. Based on two research reports, which consider the perspectives of students, disability services workers and teaching staff, this guide offers a wide range of individual and institution-level learning supports with the aim of improving the educational experience and rate of course completions for students with a disability or mental...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Tertiary education; Disability; Providers of education and training; Higher education; Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Outcomes

Keywords: Disabled; Learning support; Student services

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2015

Physical description: [4] p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 106.10; TD/TNC 122.02

This good practice guide is based on the following reports: 'Unfinished business: student perspectives on disclosure of mental illness and success in VET' by Annie Venville and Annette Street, indexed at TD/TNC 106.10, and 'Supporting tertiary students with disabilities: individualised and institution-level approaches in practice' by Ellie Fossey, Lisa Chaffey, Annie Venville, Priscilla Ennals, Jacinta Douglas and Christine Bigby, indexed at TD/TNC 122.02.

Resource type: Guide

Call number: TD/TNC 122.07

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