We are pleased to announce that previous editions of the Journal of South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (JSPEVI), with valuable contributions from leading educators and researchers, can now be accessed for free. The electronic version of Volume 10, Number 1, 2017, Volume 9, Number 1, 2016, and Volume 8, Number 1, 2015 can be downloaded from this webpage
Preparations are in full swing for the 2020 SPEVI Conference, which will be held in Adelaide in South Australia, in January 2020. An enthusiastic Local Organising Committee is working together with the SPEVI Committee of Management to ensure we can all look forward to yet another great and valuable SPEVI conference.
Dr. Frances Gentle and Phia Damsma have started working together as Co-Presidents of SPEVI, with the wonderful support of the members of the Committee of Management.
The South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) is the major professional association for educators of students with vision impairments in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific region. SPEVI acts as the professional body in matters pertaining to the education and support of persons who are blind, have low vision, deaf-blindness, or additional disabilities.
SPEVI membership is open to professionals and parents/caregivers supporting children and adults with vision impairment, including general teachers and specialist teachers (vision impairment), allied health professionals, orientation mobility specialists and assistive technology consultants. SPEVI acts as the professional body in matters pertaining to the education and support of persons who are blind, have low vision, deaf-blindness, or additional disabilities.
SPEVI is a dynamic organisation, actively working for its members. It is registered as an incorporated organisation in Australia (Registration Number INC9889733) and New Zealand.
SPEVI is also on Facebook. The latest Facebook post is displayed below.