Ticket to Work News- May 2017

Ticket to Work News May 2017 Welcome to our Ticket to Work newsletter. We randomly put out a newsletter to share our resources, achievements and information to ensure that all young people with disability are able to take an employment pathway.                          

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WA Employment Pilot: A case study with Inclusion

This month, NDS sat down with Jessica De Masi, Coordinator at Inclusion WA, to talk about the organisation’s involvement in a pilot that aims to give students the best opportunity to start their post-school lives with employment. This pilot is founded on the belief that all people who wish to work can, if they are […]

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Ticket to Work results for 2014-2016

Since Ticket to Work went National at the beginning of 2014, Ticket to Work networks have created thousands of opportunities for young people with significant disability. We have shown that when given the right opportunity and support young people with significant disability can achieve. Here is the breakdown of all our data from 2014-2016 Ticket to […]

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How to create successful post school employment outcomes for students with disability

This document was created to assist when exploring post school open employment options. The document has three sections that look at sector collaboration, build capacity and supported skills development and activities.  How to create successful post school employment outcomes for students with disability      

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Pathways to Employment for Secondary Students with Significant Disability

This document was created to assist when looking at the different pathways to employment with significant disability through secondary school, NDIS and/or DES, with the end outcome of Meaningful Open Employment or Self Employment. Pathways to Employment for Secondary Students with Significant Disability  

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School to work transition and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

In the area of school to work transition, the NDIS interfaces with the school education, training and the employment sectors. Ticket to Work networks have found that there can be some confusion around responsibilities for activities that would benefit school to work transition. We have put the following information together to support decision making. School […]

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Does training enhance the employment prospects of people with disability?

In short, the evidence strongly suggests it does. Completing a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification not only strongly improves the chances of getting a job, but also keeping it (Polidano et al. 2010). Even though there are definite benefits of VET participation, people with disability are underrepresented in the VET sector (6.8 per cent […]

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Study shows long-term benefits of supporting young Australians with disability to prepare for work

  Evidence shows that young people with disability are able to thrive in open employment when prepared and supported while at school through a coordinated approach. A new evaluation report shows that Ticket to Work, an initiative of National Disability Services, is providing effective school-to-work transition supports for young people with disability. The outcomes study […]

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Ticket to work a ticket to life

  Ticket to Work gives students with disability the work experience and training they need to land their dream job while they’re still at school. What started as a pilot in 2011, now supports young people, mostly with intellectual disability, in 109 high schools and special schools across the country. Kids like golf lover Arnold, […]

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Ticket to Work expands into NDIS sites thanks to the support of two foundations

NDS is excited to announce that Ticket to Work is expanding into a number of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) sites. The growth of Ticket to Work will enable it to continue to create employment opportunities for young people with disability in Australia. Ticket to Work has been hosted by NDS since early 2015. The […]

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