Graduate Certificate in Disability Inclusion

Applications open until 5pm (PNG time) on 12 February 2021

Australia Awards in PNG is seeking suitable applicants who are leaders or managers in secondary schools, colleges or universities and are seeking to enhance their disability inclusion to apply for the Graduate Certificate in Disability Inclusion Short Course.

This course will provide an opportunity to learn more about disability inclusion systems, standards and services. Participants will deepen their understanding of disability policy settings in PNG and will develop their disability inclusion knowledge and skills for application at PNG education institutions.

Target participants

This course targets people involved in secondary schools or higher education institutions, particularly those in leadership positions who can drive change. Participants will also be drawn from a range of relevant Papua New Guinean Government Departments and civil society organisations. This could include senior education administrators and managers, secondary school principals, provincial in-service coordinators and inclusive resource centre managers.

Public servant applicants must complete the Australia Awards in PNG Short Course Awards Application Form for Government of Papua New Guinea applicants and have the endorsement of the head of their department, agency or administration. They are also required to complete the Training Bid Form and submit to the Department of Personnel Management through their Human Resource/Training division.

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Please send your completed application form, CV & supporting documents to

Applications close at 5pm (PNG time) on Friday 12 February 2021


This is a fully funded scholarship. All course fees, travel, accommodation and per diems will be provided by Australia Awards in PNG. Given the current COVID-19 environment and accompanying travel restrictions, the course may be delivered entirely in PNG, including via remote or online learning. Participants will be expected to undertake self-directed study during the course.

People with a disability and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Australia Awards in PNG is committed to the Gender Equity and Social Inclusion policies of the PNG Government and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Australia Awards is a child-safe program. Applicants will be required to complete a police check and provide character and professional references.