About the Diverse Learners Hub
The Diverse Learners Hub is a key initiative of Disability . It's also the flagship of the Autism Education Strategy.
The Victorian Government is investing nearly $1.6 billion through its Disability Inclusion reforms in government schools to provide extra support for children with disability.
This aligns with the government’s Education State vision for Victoria, creating great schools that are inclusive of every student who enters through the school gate.
The Hub will equip school leaders and teachers to meet the needs of 'diverse learners', with a focus on students with:
- attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- dyslexia and
The Hub is a centre of excellence that provides evidence-based advice, resources and guidance on meeting the learning and wellbeing needs and aspirations of diverse learners.
The Hub will engage with leading researchers to access and communicate evidence-based best practice research on learning diversity.
It will provide coaching and support to school leaders on whole-school changes. This will support, welcome and include diverse learners.
Supporting students with learning difficulties
See how Bentleigh West Primary School uses evidence-informed best practice instruction to support students with learning difficulties. The best news is that all students benefit from these teaching practices.
Read more about how Bentleigh West Primary School supports its diverse , including students with learning difficulties.
Supporting diverse learners at secondary school
See how Kurnai College has created a welcoming, supportive and inclusive culture to support all students to be the best learners they can be.
Read more about how Kurnai College supports its diverse learners.
Supporting diverse learners - autistic students
Information and guidance to help schools and parents support autistic students and those with autistic characteristics.
Supporting diverse learners - students with learning difficulties
Specific information for parents on understanding and getting learning difficulties assessed.
Learning Difficulties in literacy-teachers
Strategies, tools and information to identify and support students with literacy learning difficulties.
Learning Difficulties in numeracy-teachers
Strategies, tools and information to identify and support students with numeracy learning difficulties.
Teaching resources for supporting diverse learners
Evidence-based classroom information to support students’ diverse learning needs.
Professional learning on supporting diverse learners
Opportunities for teachers to develop their professional practice in learning diversity.
Reviewed 02 June 2023