More support for students with disabilities initiative

This year our school has been asked to implement the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD).

From 2015, all government and non-government schools in Australia will be required to participate annually in the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability. Over 2013 and 2014 selected schools will participate in data collection under a phased approach before full national implementation in 2015.

The Data Collection will provide all Australian schools, education authorities and the community with nationally consistent information about the number of school students with disability and the level of adjustment being made to enable the students to access and participate on the same basis as their peers.

Students’ personal details will be de-identified in the data collection and aggregated information will be provided to Catholic Education SA who will further de-identify and aggregate the data before providing the data to the Department of Education. Data collected from schools in 2014 will not be made publicly available.

Parents/carers can decide whether they want their child’s information to be included in the Data Collection. Please notify the College, if this is your decision. There are no consequences for not participating in the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data.

Please contact Mr Mark Prokopec at the College if you have any questions.

More information download the FACT SHEET or visit the Department of Education website: https://education.gov.au/nationally-consistent-collection-data-school-students-disability

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