Attain your Master of Education (Special Education) from ECU, a top-ranked university

Attain your Master of Education (Special Education) from ECU, a top-ranked university

Edith Cowan University (ECU)  is the second-largest university, most popular, and longest established school of education in Western Australia (WA). It is home to over 30,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, including over 6,000 international students from more than 100 countries. Read more

What to do if your Special Needs child gets into trouble at school

What to do if your Special Needs child gets into trouble at school

Every parent dreads having to receive a call from school about their child misbehaving. Whether it is getting into fights, inattentiveness during class or having bad grades, it can be frustrating for parents if they do not understand the reasons behind the child’s behaviour.

The parent’s reaction can even cause the situation to worsen. Read more

Are you ready to master your future in Special Education?

Are you ready to master your future in Special Education?

You have been working for years now as an educator for special needs children. You’ve helped them and guided them through so much in order to help them overcome many issues. All your students have been unique but they’ve all required the right intervention and lesson plans that are best suited to help them gain confidence and skills they will need in society. Read more

Does Speech Therapy help children improve their socialisation?

Does Speech Therapy help children improve their socialisation?

Children who suffer from communications disorders suffer emotional and social effects that may be a huge quality of life issue for them. Speech therapy is used to help improve your child or your students’ ability to communicate. Spoken communications is incredibly important to the development of the child, allowing them to express their emotions, needs, and thoughts. Read more

How important is the role of a special needs educator?

How important is the role of a special needs educator?

The role of a special needs educator is a challenging but rewarding role to fill. The people who become special needs educators must overcome a great deal of personal challenges as well as the challenges of the job in order to ensure their students are living up to the best of their abilities. 

These challenges come from needing to personalise education plans, and ensuring each and every student learns in the manner that is best suited to them for them to develop and progress. There are many different kinds of learning disorders that their students may have, and the special needs educators must find some way to accommodate this for the child’s benefit. This requires a high degree of dedication, training, and care; with demand steadily growing for schools and educators. Read more