Tag: Education

seated woman speaking at UN

QAI speaks at the 12th Session of the Conference of State Parties to the UN CRPD (updated)

See Emma Phillips, QAI senior lawyer and systems advocate, speak at the 12th Session of the Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disability. First presentation  – at the Civil Society Forum about the rights of children with disability UN Web TV @26.00min (3 min) Second presentation – […]

blackboard with ABC written, books and chalk

The Queensland Human Rights Act for children with disabilities at school

The introduction of the new right to education in the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) has generated significant interest.  For the first time, the human right of every Queensland child to access education is recognised by law.  Many parents, children and educators are wanting to know what impact this new law will have for students […]

Child Protection and Education

QAI Submission on Child Protection and Education Legislation (Reporting of Abuse) Amendment Bill 2017 FINAL

Vocational education for students with disability

QAI media release on vocational education for students with disability 20170512 Vocational Ed final

“Be careful what you wish for”

QAI media release on proposed state funding for a shared care residential school model 6 11 2013 Media Release