For Immediate Release
Date: 9 May 2019
Published by: Jessica Hickman
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Kudos Knowledge to Provide Employment for Vision Australia
Kudos Knowledge, signs partnership with Vision Australia a leading organisation for blind and low vision Clients
- Current unemployment rate of people whom are blind or have low vision In Australia around 65%
- Kudos Knowledge have formed a partnership with Vision Australia to employ impaired vision people.
- The employees will promote the ground breaking Kudos developed Starshell Student program across Australia.
Kudos Knowledge https://kudosknowledge.com has signed a partnership with Vision Australia http://www.visionaustralia.org with the agreement to provide employment opportunities for blind and visually impaired employees. A major benefit of this partnership is to foster greater participation for vision impaired in the Australian work force where the current level of unemployment for people with a vision impairment is around 65%.
The Kudos Knowledge headquarters are located in Sydney’s iconic Circular Quay, close to public transport which will be advantageous for totally blind or low vision employment seekers.
The chief aim of Kudos Knowledge is to develop and provide social impact programs that deliver results by delivering its ground breaking program Starshell Student, http://starsehllstudent.com.
The first project for the partnership is to build awareness and promotion of the Kudos Starshell Student program.
Starshell Student is an education and protection program for students around the appropriate online usage and behaviour. The programs education function is unique and allows students to make decisions and learn about digital and social media responsibility with guidance from parents.
As the partnership develops Kudos Knowledge will integrate Vision Australia employees further into the business to evolve the program into exciting new areas.
CEO Graeme Hannel is extremely excited for this partnership to be struck between Vision Australia and Kudos Knowledge “our working partnership with Vision Australia is another plank in our companies mandate to help solve social problems”.
Vision Australia, Regional Business Manager, Julie Newton stated “this opportunity is a fantastic stepping stone for Vision Australia employment clients. Paid employment is something most adults aspire to and this relationship will make it a reality for clients who are vision impaired. We look forward to working with Kudos Knowledge”.
This agreement will allow current and future Vision Australian employment services clients the opportunity to work with an organisation such as Kudos Knowledge to deliver the necessary safe guards regarding online safety.
For more information regarding this partnership between Kudos knowledge and Vision Australia please contact Jessica Hickman at Jessica.Hickman@KudosKnowledge.com.
About Kudos Knowledge;
Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Kudos Knowledge are passionate about creating the next generation of social impact programs which we power using a technology we have invented called Semantic Social Intelligence.TM
In partnership with subject matter experts we have developed a number of the world’s best programs, Starshell Student for Children and Youths, Starshell Sport for athletes and Starshell Ability for the disabled sector.
Our programs are delivered by our partners globally, throughout Australia, Asia, the US, Canada, Europe, UK, South Africa, Middle east and India.
About Vision Australia;
Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.
We support more than 25,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 35 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.
We are a not-for-profit organisation and a major participant and partner in the international blindness community.
Why We Exist
To support people who are blind or have low vision live the life they choose.
How We Behave
With integrity and professionalism; we listen, adapt and learn; and give the greatest respect to our clients and each other.
What We Do
Create equal opportunity so people who are blind or have low vision can get an education, get a job and be as independent as they choose.
Our Human Rights Statement
Vision Australia has released a Human Rights Statement, in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with a Disability, to reflect the organisation’s commitment to promoting the rights of people who are blind or have low vision.