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NMIT's contribution to the ecapability webinar - Innovations model

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  1. 1. The Personal Web and Jobseekers with Disabilities Case Study > The Personal Web and Jobseekers with Disabilities > Victoria > 2009 Business-Provider Partnership project output developed by the Work Education Centre NMIT and NorthStar Specialist Employment Services
  2. 2. <ul><li>Focus of the project: </li></ul><ul><li>Customise a social networking site ( to develop an e-portfolio of work skills, attributes and work attitudes using photos, videos, testimonials and work references. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the blog to provide a ‘shared online space’ where students and employment service mentors can communicate, mentors can provide feedback and advocacy. </li></ul><ul><li>Explore its potential to maximise jobseeker goals. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The learners: </li></ul><ul><li>8 students aged 18-20 years with disabilities ranging from mild intellectual, autism spectrum/Aspergers, physical plus intellectual. </li></ul><ul><li>Enrolled in Certificate I in Work Education (compulsory work experience component). </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy levels range from basic to very low. </li></ul><ul><li>Mentors: </li></ul><ul><li>8 NorthStar Staff (6 employment consultants & 2 job maintenance staff) </li></ul><ul><li>Varied exposure and use of e-learning and Web2.0 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Outcomes 1. Very GenY and engaging for students 2. ‘Its all about me! A useful tool for reflection’ 3. Marketing tool 4. ‘Great for some but not everything for all’ 5. Promoting e-learning 6. Strengthening partnership between NMIT and NorthStar
  5. 5. Work Skills e-Portfolios - Examples Project Wiki Site: <ul><li>Go to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>