SPEVI’s online membership system for new and renewing members now live on this website
Membership renewals for the May 2019 to May 2021 biennium are due on 31st May 2019. Anyone joining or renewing prior to 31st May 2019 will automatically receive SPEVI membership until 31st May 2021. You can now simply register online. So what's stopping you?! Go to the Join page and click on the link for your preferred SPEVI membership category. The online system should guide you through the registration process.
Please note that your membership must to be current in order to take advantage of the discounted registration fees for the 2020 SPEVI Conference (Adelaide, 12-15 January 2020)!
SPEVI 2020 Conference in Adelaide!
The 2020 Conference will be held in Adelaide, South Australia from 12 – 15 January 2020.
We look forward to welcoming you to Adelaide and invite you to submit an Abstract for an oral presentation, workshop or poster presentation, addressing the Conference theme: Creating a Clear Vision for the Future.
The Call for Papers and Abstract Submission Form can temporarily be downloaded from the conference webpage on this website.
Once the dedicated conference website is live, that will be the place for you to find all relevant information about the conference venue, accommodation and planned social activities.
Abstracts for the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment 2020 Conference should be emailed to the Conference Organisers by 23rd June 2019. Email: SPEVI2020conference@gmail.com.
Free downloads of the JSPEVI Journal
The 2018 Volume of the JSPEVI Journal is available for free download! Please enjoy the latest research and articles, and feel free to share widely. This volume and previous volumes of JSPEVI can be downloaded from the website.
Frances Gentle and Phia Damsma
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.
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