Specific Education Needs

Specific Education Needs

ICPA aims to speak for families living in rural and remote areas who are educating their children with specific education needs. Children with specific education needs can encompass emotional, physical or neurological diversity as well as children who could be considered gifted in their physical or neurological abilities.

ICPA Aust endeavours to ensure that these children are not further disadvantaged despite their distance from appropriate educational support.

ICPA (Aust) prepare submissions that are formal responses to discussion papers on behalf of members throughout the year.  This link will take you to the page where all submissions are listed and available for download.

Motions passed at Federal Conference are actioned by Federal Council. Prior to the next conference a Conference Motion Update is released to update members on the actions and developments pertaining to all motions. Please follow this link to view the current and previous Conference Motion Updates.

Information for the Specific Education Needs portfolio

Federal Specific Education Needs Briefing Paper

Updated: Thursday, 1 July 2021

The Specific Education Needs Briefing Paper provides an outline of the current key issues ICPA (Aust) is advocating for.

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Federal Specific Education Needs Reports presented to Federal Conference

Updated: Friday, 16 July 2021

Conference Portfolio Reports are a detailed document highlighting advocacy completed throughout the year regarding that portfolio.

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Federal Specific Education Needs Motions presented to Federal Conference

Updated: Tuesday, 6 April 2021

Federal Specific Education Needs motions from the past three Federal Conferences are available on this page.

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Relevant Portfolio Policies to Federal Specific Needs Education Portfolio

Updated: Thursday, 1 April 2021

The below policies are relevant to the Federal Specific Needs Education Portfolio

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Recent Reviews and Reforms relevant to Specific Needs Education

Updated: Thursday, 1 April 2021

Recent Reviews and Reforms relevant to Specific Needs Education

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Useful Links and Resources for Specific Needs Education families

Updated: Tuesday, 7 September 2021

This page provides links to useful resources to assist families when navigating the Specific Needs Education system.

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