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NDCO Webinar

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Online webinar
21 August 2019

NDCO Webinar: Cultural awareness and competency in delivering tertiary education and employment outcomes for people with disability from CALD communities

The National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program has partnered with Settlement Services International (SSI) to present this webinar which will explore the intersectionality between culture and disability.

The webinar will discuss current challenges in service delivery and provide insights to address the gaps experienced by people from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background with disability who are looking for employment post education and training. The webinar will also promote cultural awareness and competency in supporting people with disability from CALD backgrounds to successfully transition from tertiary education to subsequent employment.

Concluding with time for audience questions and answers, this webinar will bring ideas and best practice suggestions to career and equity practitioners, employers and employment services, and disability service providers in Australia.

The audience for this webinar is disability practitioners and career advisors in tertiary education, employment services, disability service providers.

Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm AEST

More information and registration here.


Karen Bevan — General Manager, Service Delivery (Community), Settlement Services International
Karen combines her deep experience in the NGO sector with qualifications in human rights law and communications to play a key role in strategy, advocacy and policy. Karen oversees SSI’s employment, disability and child and family services across New South Wales.

Kylie van Luyn — Employment Services & Social Enterprise Director, Settlement Services International

Kylie has an extensive history in executive leadership, working with a wide range of not for profit and NGOs in the employment, disability and social enterprise sectors. She has deep experience across employment and disability programs and a strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and social impact. Kylie’s early career experience has given her a strong grounding in working in cross cultural environments and supporting people through their settlement journey, as well as supporting people with disability and the most disadvantaged in society.

Posted 8 August 2019