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Our General Assembly kicked off today with messages from our President, Sue Swenson @sdswenson and our Vice-President, Mark Mapemba.

Sue and Mark talked about some of the big successes of the last 2 years, including how our network worked together virtually during #COVID19. Image
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#DisabilityRC has released the legal opinion it sought from eminent Int’l Human Rights Law Emeritus Prof @acbyrnes_andrew re Art 24 #CRPD. It concluded Aus is obliged to (1) build an inclusive general education system AND (2) abolish segregation for student with disability 1/ Article 24 of the CRPD obliges States Parties to transition
In his expert opinion for #DisabilityRC, Prof Byrnes also confirmed that the interpretation of Article 24 of the #CRPD set out in General Comment No. 4 is “the one that would be reached by the proper application of the accepted rules of treaty interpretation” (p.1). 2/
Professor Byrnes @acbyrnes_andrew specifically considered – and REJECTED - the (previous) Australian Government’s interpretation of Article 24 #CRPD & int’l law obligations (set out in its submission to #DisabilityRC) that it can continue to allow segregated special schools: 3/ “I do not agree with the central contentions that the CPRD
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I identify as centrist. Every fed election since 18 I have voted Liberal. That option will never fly in AB even though many voters fit there. Which leader currently has highest popularity?? Fed Liberal. The central one. WTF AB. Quit attacking centrists. It is not helping.
I support a strong private economy. That often involves tax policies which support business. I support small/med business over large corporations. Tax the bigger ones more. Help the smaller ones.
I support O&G (NOT as the only resource) & definitely a move to Green Energy. /2
I support publicly funded essential services & social safety nets. Public ed & public hc. With the reality that currently not all kids fit within public education. I support the child first as we work towards a more #InclusiveEducation. This takes collaboration at all levels. /3
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Of the 22.8 million out-of-school children in Pakistan 53 per cent are girls and 47 per cent are boys. Pakistan cannot overcome its education crisis without ensuring at least 12 years of education for every Pakistani girl. #InvestInGirlsEdu
The present public schools’ enrollment of girls between 5 to 16 years (Grade 1-10) is 7.73 million and the number of out of school girls is 8.96 million. #InvestInGirlsEdu #STEMeducation
There are fewer girls’ schools as compared to boys’ schools at every educational level in Pakistan. #InvestInGirlsEdu
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The final day of the first round of hearings has begun.

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Over 135,000 students are identified as receiving reasonable adjustments in Queensland according to the survey quoted. Ms Eastman is asking about the percentage that attend state schools.

The Chair seemed to be saying earlier that the statement said 100,000 in state schools and 35,000 in other schools (e.g. private schools), unclear what the issue is with those numbers.

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Commissioner Mason has brought up culturally safe education for Indigenous students with disability - Swancutt explaining how her school interacts with families from different cultures, Kauppilla talking about the ARTIE program:

Commissioner Galbally asking for examples of bringing parents along on the inclusion transition journey when those parents are fearful of change.

Morris talking about regular meetings, reassuring parents that their children would have the same social and emotional support in the mainstream school.

She says there is no longer concern from parents as experience has shown that the change worked.

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We begin with Ms McMillan talking about the Deloitte review again.

The executive summary of that review is here:…


She also refers again to Queensland's #InclusiveEducation policy, which can be found here:…

She emphasises that inclusion relates to "broad range of disabilities" including children with multiple conditions, despite testimony so far focusing on things like autism.

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