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Australian Association of Special Education (AASE)

AASE is a broad-based non-categorical association concerned with all who have special education needs.

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AASE is represented by State Chapters in each state and terrority across Australia and is managed by the National Council comprising of representatives of each state and territory.

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AASE organises a very successful and informative National Conference each year. 
In 2016 AASE will be teaming up with PASS to present a joint National Conference. This year’s Conference will be held at the Crown Promenade melbourne on Thursday, 9th and Friday, 10th June, 2016.

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AASE hosts a wealth of documents and helpful resources that are posted by our chapters around Australia.

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2016 Lee Mills Award Applications Extended

Applications for the 2016 Lee Mills Award have now been extended to Monday, 31st October, 2016.

The Lee Mills Teacher Training Award is given yearly with the express purpose of encouraging research based practice by individuals undertaking study to pursue a career directly related to the education of students with special education needs. It is open to students in ALL states of Australia.

For Further information regarding the 2016 Lee Mills Award, please click here.

Leadership Development Scholarships for Women in Education

The National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative (NESLI) in partnership with Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is administering a national scholarship program to support the development of female leaders across the education sector.

From January 1st the initiative will provide $3,500 scholarships to women across all areas of the education sector to support their participation in the Advanced Leadership Program  – Australia’s most highly attended women’s leadership program.

For further information about the Leadership Development Scholarships for Women in Education, click here.


AASE Senate Enquiry into Disability in Education

To review the Australian Association of Special Education submission to the ‘Senate Inquiry into Current Level of Access and Attainment for Students with Disability in the School System and the Impact on Student and Families Associated with Inadequate Levels of Support’ please click on the below documents:

AASE Senate Inquiry into Disability in Education 

AASE Response to Senate Inquiry Report 2 


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