• Inclusive Education

Secondary Students with Diverse needs: Considerations for Transition from School to Adult Life

PL # 11435
Starting on 16 Oct 2017
Cancellation permitted until 10 Oct 2017

Event registrations closed on 16 Oct 2017

Delivery Format :

Event registration is Closed


This PL would be relevant for secondary teachers, coordinators and administrators of secondary schools where they have students who may be taking different pathways to work, study adulthood.

The PL provides schools with the starting blocks necessary for developing a Transition Planning Process at their school. The core elements of a Transition Programme are discussed, giving schools the opportunity to network and start to plan and organise for transitioning students from school to adult life.

Following from this there will be opportunity to attend more detailed workshops covering:

  • Embedding Life Skills into the Curriculum
  • Setting up Work Place Learning and Vocational Education and Training Programmes.
  • Individual Transition Plans: writing, executing and evaluating. 


Maggie Balfe(AISWA Staff)

Inclusive Education Consultant
Maggie Balfe<span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Maggie Balfe joined the Inclusive Education team at AISWA in January 2015. She has worked in the field of education for many years; starting her career in special education teaching in the 1980s with the Department of Education in Western Australia as a teacher in special schools. During the early 1990’s she worked in the United Kingdom as part of an early intervention team supporting families of children with disabilities. On her return to Western Australia she worked for Catholic Education WA taking on a variety of roles (Consultant for Students with Disabilities, followed by Coordinator of a High Support Needs Centre and finally teaching students with disabilities at secondary level) before joining AISWA. As an Inclusive Education Consultant Maggie supports schools promoting positive inclusive practices for students with disabilities in schools. Maggie has a Bachelor of Education and a Graduate Diploma in Special Education.

Rebecca Delaney(AISWA Staff)

Coordinator Inclusive Education
Rebecca Delaney<span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Rebecca Delaney is an Inclusive Consultant for AISWA. Her expertise in Special and Inclusive Education has spanned over twenty five years both in the United Kingdom and Australia. Working in a variety of roles such as a specialist support assistant, teacher, tutor and Head of Department she has gained valuable training and knowledge, working alongside other professionals in Special Education. She has also experience in the field of Gifted Education and Early Childhood and has utilised this in a variety of different contexts in her career.

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Event Segment

Date / Time

16 Oct 2017 Starts: 13:00 Finishes: 15:00

Delivery Format : In Person

AISWA Training Room Suite 6A (First Floor)

PL Hours : 2.00

Learning Area

  • Inclusive Education

School Area

  • Secondary (7-10)
  • Senior Secondary (11 - 12)

Event Contact

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