ACADEMY NEWS

What is SLES funding and is it right for me?

Moving from school to work is a major change for young people; even more so if you have a disability. It brings exciting opportunities, but also new challenges. You might be planning to find a job in mainstream employment, where people with and without disability work...

Daynah’s goal is to make sport more inclusive and accessible

Jigsaw Melbourne trainee, Daynah H, was interviewed by the NDIS about his experience with the NDIS, and his goals for the future.  Before joining the NDIS, Daynah didn't have any formal disability supports in place. The NDIS has not only facilitated Daynah's...

Post-school options for young people with disability

You’re about to graduate from school and move into your adult life! The world is full of new possibilities. And some challenges you’ve never faced before! This can be a very exciting time as you explore what to do with your future. It can also be a daunting time as...

How Jigsaw is helping Year 11 and 12 students enter the workforce

In Australia, over 1 million people of working age with disability are not participating in the mainstream workforce.  However, Jigsaw, a not-for-profit social enterprise, is seeking to reshape the pathway to open employment for people with disability, and change this...

‘I’ve become more confident,’ ABC interviews Jigsaw trainee

Our Jigsaw CEO Co-Founder, Paul Brown, and one of our Jigsaw trainees, Alex, did a wonderful job speaking with ABC Radio Brisbane on recently. Paul and Alex discuss how Jigsaw’s innovative model is transforming the way people with disability enter the workforce....
What is SLES funding and is it right for me?

What is SLES funding and is it right for me?

Moving from school to work is a major change for young people; even more so if you have a disability. It brings exciting opportunities, but also new challenges. You might be planning to find a job in mainstream employment, where people with and without disability work...

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Post-school options for young people with disability

Post-school options for young people with disability

You’re about to graduate from school and move into your adult life! The world is full of new possibilities. And some challenges you’ve never faced before! This can be a very exciting time as you explore what to do with your future. It can also be a daunting time as...

read more