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AUSkey: Quick guide for education and care services – Video

What is an AUSkey and does your early or middle childhood service need one?

Just as you need a key to your house, you need a key to access the Inclusion Support Portal. This ‘AUSKey’ ensures that children’s confidential details are protected and can only be seen by authorised people in your organisation.

Try these reflective questions to use with this video, either individually or at your next staff meeting or PD session:

  • Do you face any barriers when it comes to setting up your AUSkey?
  • Where will you record your password and how will you remember it?
  • Where is the best place to download your AUSkey – computer or USB? (Tip: Think about where you would like to work on your Strategic Inclusion Plan)
  • Who should have the Standard AUSkey at your service? E.g. director, educational leader, 2IC

Reflective questions_AUSkey: Quick guide for education and care services

 
Inclusion Support Portal: Tips and tricks – Video

Handy hints and tips for getting started with the Inclusion Support Portal.

Try these reflective questions to use with this video, either individually or at your next staff meeting or PD session:

  • What are the benefits of having access to the IS Portal?
  • How can you use the IS Portal to document and improve your practice?
  • What are some ways you can share information on the IS Portal with your team?

Reflective questions_Inclusion Support Portal: Tips and tricks

 
What is a Strategic Inclusion Plan (SIP)? – Video

A Strategic Inclusion Plan (or ‘SIP’) is a planning tool for services accessing the Inclusion Support Programme. It documents goals and progress, helping your service to ensure all children experience a sense of belonging.

Try these reflective questions to use with this video, either individually or at your next staff meeting or PD session:

  • When it comes to inclusion, what are your biggest goals?
  • What are the benefits of having a Strategic Inclusion Plan (SIP)?
  • How and when can you use a SIP as a planning and documentation tool?
  • How does a SIP link to your Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) and why might it be a valuable asset during the assessment and rating process?
  • How can a SIP help you get ahead when it comes to supporting the inclusion of all children at your service?

Reflective questions_What is a Strategic Inclusion Plan (SIP)?

 
VIA Communication Consistency Guidelines
Information Sheet_VIA Communication Consistency Guidelines_Page_1

This guide outlines VIA's requirements relating to branding and acknowledgement in its communications and publications. This guide has been created for use by Inclusion Professionals.

 

VIA Communication Guidelines

 
VIA Process for Engagement with Family Day Care across Victoria
Forms_Resources_VIA process for engagement with Family Day Care across Victoria

This guide outlines a clear process for the Inclusion Professional where a FDC service is based within one VIA region but has an educator, who requires program support or funding support, operating within another VIA region. This guide is intended for use by Inclusion Professionals.

 

 

Engaging with FDC

 
DET Barriers, Strategies and Definitions
Forms_17.1 Barriers and Strategies from ISP user guide - New Strategies_Page_1

Services will be able to select from a list of pre-determined inclusion barriers and strategies in the IS Portal. This document contains a list of the Deptartment of Education's inclusion barriers and strategies and their respective definitions.

 

ISP User Guide New Strategies

 
Inclusion Planning for SIP (Paper-based)

This formreplicates the information required in the Inclusion Support (IS) Portal for a Strategic Inclusion Plan (SIP). Education and care services may use this form to gather and document planning information required to be inputted into the IS Portal, if they wish to have a record outside of the portal.

Inclusion Planning for SIP

 
Region 1 Community Profile (South Western Victoria)
VIA Region 1 Stats Infographic_Page_1

Who are the people in your community? Take a look at this snapshot of the region.

Region 1 includes Geelong, Colac-Otway, Corangamite, Glenelg, Golden Plains, Moyne, Queenscliff, Surf Coast, Warrnambool,Horsham, Ararat, Hindmarsh, Northern Grampians, Pyrenees, Southern Grampians, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack.

 

Region One Community Profile

 
Region 2 Community Profile (North Western Victoria)
VIA Region 2 Stats Infographic_Page_1

Who are the people in your community? Take a look at this snapshot of the region.

Region 2 includesBallarat, Hepburn, Mitchell, Moorabool,Bendigo, Central Goldfields, Loddon, Macedon Ranges, Mount Alexander,Mildura,Swan Hill, Buloke, Campaspeand Gannawarra.

 

Region Two Community Profile

 
Region 3 Community Profile (North Eastern Victoria)
VIA Region 3 Stats Infographic_Page_1

Who are the people in your community? Take a look at this snapshot of the region.

Region 3 includes Alpine, Benalla, Greater Shepparton, Indigo, Mansfield, Moria, Strathbogie, Towong, Wangarattaand Wodonga.

 

Region Three Community Profile

 
Region 4 Community Profile (South Eastern Victoria)
VIA Region 4 Stats Infographic

Who are the people in your community? Take a look at this snapshot of the region.

Region 4 includes Bass Coast, Baw Baw, East Gippsland, La Trobe, South Gippslandand Wellington.

 

Region Four Community Profile

 
Region 5 Community Profile (Melbourne – North Western)
VIA Region 5 Stats Infographic

Who are the people in your community? Take a look at this snapshot of your region.

Region 5 includes Brimbank, Hobson’s Bay, Hume, Maribyrnong, Melton, Moonee Valleyand Wyndham.

 

Region Five Community Profile

 
Region 6 Community Profile (Melbourne – Northern)
VIA Region 6 Stats Infographic

Who are the people in your community? Take a look at this snapshot of your region.

Region 6 includesBanyule, Darebin, Melbourne, Moreland, Whittleseaand Yarra.

 

Region Six Community Profile

 
Region 7 Community Profile (Melbourne – North Eastern)
VIA Region 7 Stats Infographic

Who are the people in your community? Take a look at this snapshot of the region.

Region 7 includes Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, Murrindindi, Nillumbik, Whitehorseand Yarra Ranges.

 

Region Seven Community Profile

 
Region 8 Community Profile (Melbourne – Inner)
VIA Region 8 Stats Infographic

Who are the people in your community? Take a look at this snapshot of the region.

Region 8 includes Bayside, Boroondara, Glen Eira, Kingston, Monash, Port Phillipand Stonnington.

 

Region Eight Community Profile

 
Region 9 Community Profile (Melbourne – South Eastern)
VIA Region 9 Stats Infographic

Who are the people in your community? Take a look at this snapshot of the region.

Region 9 includesCardinia, Casey, Frankston, Greater Dandenongand the Mornington Peninsula.

 

Region Nine Community Profile