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November

VCAA Bulletin No 4 (pdf - 498.81kb)

Awards and Excellence

  • VCE Leadership Awards
    • Callum Simpson – Woodleigh School, Langwarrin South 3
    • Matthew Di Toro – Mount Waverley Secondary College 4
    • Dana Flahavin – Mirboo North Secondary College 5
  • VCE Leadership Awards ceremony: New venue 6
  • Season of Excellence 2015 6
  • 2014 Australian Vocational Student Prize nomination 6

Early Years

  • Review and Evaluation of the Inquiry to Implementation Project 7
  • Early Years Exchange No. 14 7

Foundation−10

  • Assessment
    • NAPLAN 8
    • On Demand Testing 9
  • Curriculum 10

Victorian Certificate of Education

  • Northern Hemisphere Timetable 11
  • Curriculum
    • New VCE studies for implementation in 2015 11
    • Publication of VCE study designs for implementation in 2015 and 2016 12
    • Advice for teachers: New format 12
    • Review of VCE studies 2015 13
    • VCE Global Politics 13
    • VCE Study Review Panels 13
    • VCE Mathematics study advice for Units 1 and 2 in 2015 14
  • Assessment
    • VCE examination survey 2014 14
    • Revised criteria for CCAFL written examinations 14
    • VCE Music Investigation: School-assessed Coursework mark allocation 15

Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning

  • VCAL Achievement Awards 2014 15
  • Themed VCAL 2015 15

Vocational Education and Training

  • Curriculum 16
    • VCE VET Professional Development 16
    • Unique Student Identifier 16
    • 2014 Australian Vocational Student Prize nominations 16
    • VCE VET Program Summary and updates for 2015 16
    • VCE VET Furnishing program: Expressions of interest for implementation workshop 16
    • CUS Music Training Package 16

Administrative Advice

  • 2014 Final Results Packages 17
  • Important Administrative Dates and Assessment Schedule for 2015 18
  • Enrolment Data 6 18
  • Student consent for disclosure of information 18

Professional Development

  • Early Years Twilight Seminar Series 18
  • Analysing your school’s VCE results 19
  • Music Investigation: Online professional learning 19
  • NAPLAN 2014 Data Service professional development workshops 19
  • On Demand User Training: Term 4 19
  • VASS Users 19
  • VCE School leaders briefings 2015 20
  • VCE VET professional development 20

Bulletin Board

  • Local Heroes 2015 at Melbourne Recital Centre: Teacher offer 21
  • Post Results and ATAR Service (PRAS) 21

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October

VCAA Bulletin No 3 (pdf - 328.16kb) 

  • Awards and Excellence
    • VCE Leadership Awards Hayden Stephens – Kurnai College, Morwell 3
    • VCE Leadership Awards Daniel Putra de Jesus – Dili International School 4
    • VCE Leadership Awards invitation 5
    • Margaret Schofield Memorial Scholarships 5
    • Season of Excellence applications 5
  • Early Years
    • Early Years Twilight Seminars Series 6
  • Foundation−10
    • Assessment NAPLAN 7
    • Assessment On Demand 7
  • Victorian Certificate of Education
    • Curriculum
      • Expression of Interest for VCE study review panels 2015 8
      • Review of VCE Study designs: Consultation closed 8
      • Higher Education studies in 2015 8
      • VCE Extended Investigation 2015: Induction for schools 8
      • Application for VCE State Reviewer positions 9
      • Visual Arts: School-assessed Task focus groups 9
      • Agricultural and Horticultural Studies 9
      • English/EAL and Literature Text Advisory Panels 9
    • Examinations
      • 2014 VCE Written examinations observation visits 10
      • Use of technology in 2015 VCE Mathematics examinations 10
      • Written examination advice and instructions 11
  • Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning
    • VCAL Achievement Awards 2014 12
    • VCAL Induction 2014 12
    • Themed VCAL 2015 12
    • VCAL Showcase 2014 12
    • 2014 VET/VCAL briefings 12
    • New applied learning education courses at Deakin University 12
  • Vocational Education and Training
    • VET/VCAL Statewide Briefings 13
    • Unique student identifier 13
    • Curriculum
      • VCE VET Furnishing program 13
      • Updated VCE VET Dance program 13
  • Administrative advice
    • October/November examination centre messages 14
    • Submission of Indicative Grades for all written VCE examinations and the
      Extended Investigation Externally-assessed Task 14
  • Professional development
    • NAPLAN Data Service professional development workshops 14
    • Introductory On Demand workshops in regional centres 14
    • VVET and VCAL Statewide Briefings 14
  • Bulletin Board
    • VATE State Conference 2014 15
    • Contemporary Art on the Road 15

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September

VCAA Bulletin No. 2 (pdf - 371.87kb)

  • Awards and Excellence
    • VCE Leadership Awards Thomas King – Ringwood Secondary College 3
    • Top Class Sound 4
    • Margaret Schofield Memorial Scholarships 4
    • Top Designs selection panels 4
    • Season of Excellence application forms 4
  • Early Years
    • Babies and toddlers: Amazing learners 5
  • Foundation−10
    • Assessment NAPLAN 5
  • Victorian Certificate of Education
    • Curriculum
      • Classical Studies: Classical works list for 2015 7
      • Consultation for proposed study designs 7
      • Health and Human Development: Update on the World Health Organization 7
      • Music Investigation and Music Performance 7
      • Theatre Studies Stagecraft examination FAQs 7
    • Examinations
      • Training for 2014 VCE written examination supervisors 8
      • Examination instructions and other materials 8
      • VCE Latin: Prescribed set texts for 2016 and 2017 8
  • Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning
    • Themed VCAL 2015 8
    • VCAL Achievement Awards 2014 8
  • Vocational Education and Training
    • Block Credit Recognition and duplication with VCE VET programs 9
    • DEECD VETiS standard contracts, agreements and purchasing guidelines 9
    • Victorian Training Guarantee eligibility criteria 9
    • Curriculum
      • VCE VET Electrical Industry 9
      • Redevelopment of VCE VET Furnishing 10
      • Review of the Community Services and Health Training Packages 10
      • Industry Pathways in the VCE and VCAL 10
      • Equine Industry revision day 10
  • Administrative advice
    • Applications for Second Languages 11
    • On Track – Supplementary school reports for 2014 11
    • Student addresses and validation 11
      Updating enrolments in VET qualifications
      on VASS 11
      VCAA copyright information 11
    • VCE Examination Manual 2014 11
    • VCE Exams Navigator 2014 11
  • Professional development
    • Early Years Twilight Seminar Series 12
    • NAPLAN 2014 Data Service professional development workshops 12
    • VET/VCAL Statewide Briefings 2014 12
  • Bulletin Board
    • HEIA planning workshop 13
    • HTAV Middle Years Conference 13
    • Melbourne Recital Centre: Great Romantics Competition 13

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August

VCAA Bulletin No. 1 (pdf - 393.9kb)

  • New video resource for early childhood professionals 1
  • Plain English Speaking Award 3
  • VCE Leadership Awards - Whitney James – Benalla P–12 College 4
  • Foundation–10
    • Curriculum
      • Update on the AusVELS 5
      • Curriculum Planning Resource website 5
      • New curriculum materials and guidelines for students with disabilities 6
      • Music Education Guide: Expressions of interest 6
    • Assessment
      • NAPLAN 7
      • On Demand 8
  • Victorian Certificate of Education
    • Curriculum
      • Higher Education studies in the VCE program for 2015 9
      • Consultation for proposed VCE study designs 9
      • Text nomination process for VCE English/EAL and VCE Literature 9
    • Examinations
      • VCE VET Dance performance exam: Industry Statement samples 9
      • Performances and Languages oral examinations and Extended Investigation oral presentation:
        Examination advice slips and associated information 9
  • Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning
    • Quality assurance panels: 2015 vacancies 10
    • 2014 Important dates 10
    • VCAL contact details 10
  • Vocational Education and Training
    • Curriculum
      • Construction Induction Card enrolment 11
      • VCE VET Automotive 11
      • Redevelopment of VCE VET Furnishing 11
    • Assessment
      • Assessment Plans for VCE VET scored programs 11
      • VCE VET Dance performance exam: Industry Statement samples 11
  • Administrative Advice
    • Submission of Enrolment 4 data 12
    • Post Year 12 Destination Data Publications 2014 12
    • Season of Excellence copyright permissions 12
  • Professional Development
    • VASS 12
    • NAPLAN 12
  • Bulletin Board
    • Dax Centre Poetry Collection 13
    • HTAV Primary Conference 13

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July

VCAA Bulletin VCE, VCAL and VET, No 113 (pdf - 530.13kb)

  • COMMUNICATION UPDATES
    • 27 May 2014 to 30 June 2014 2
    • VCE Leadership Awards Sam Hasell − Braemar College 3
    • 2014 Plain English Speaking Award (PESA) 4
  • VCE
    • GENERAL ADVICE
      • VCE Review and Implementation 5
      • Examinations 5
    • STUDY ADVICE
      • VCE Music 6
      • VCE Philosophy 6
      • VCE Texts and Traditions 6
  • VET
    • VCE VET Electrical Industry: New program 7
    • 2014 VCE VET written examination assessors 7
    • 2015 VCE VET written examination panel applications 7
    • VCE VET Engineering errata 7
  • Notices
    • South West Art Teachers Network meeting 8
    • Preshil Philosophy Matters Conference 2014 8
    • ACHPER examination preparation sessions 8
  • INDEX
    • June 2013 to June 2014 11

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June

VCAA Bulletin VCE, VCAL and VET, No 112​ (pdf - 385.78kb)

  • COMMUNICATION UPDATES
    • 25 March 2014 to 26 May 2014 2
    • Top Screen 2014: People's Choice 3
    • VCE Leadership Awards 4
  • VCE GENERAL ADVICE
    • Student Records and Results 5
    • VCE Review and Implementation 6
    • Examinations 7
  • STUDY ADVICE
    • VCE Drama and Theatre Studies 8
    • VCE Extended Investigation 8
    • VCE Food and Technology 8
    • VCE Health and Human Development 8
  • VET
    • Reporting of Certificate completion on VASS 9
    • Scored Assessment Survey 9
    • VCE VET Cisco 9
    • First Aid enrolments on VASS 9
    • Stakeholder feedback on Industry Pathways 9
    • VCE VET Dance: Student advice slips 9
  • Notices
    • Home Economics scholarships 10
    • Our Shared History: History Teachers' Association of Victoria's Annual Conference 2014 10
    • Melbourne Recital Centre: Local Heroes 2014 10
  • INDEX
    • April 2013 to April 2014 11

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April

VCAA Bulletin VCE, VCAL and VET, No 111 (pdf - 623.2kb)

  • COMMUNICATION UPDATES
    • 24 January 2014 to 24 March 2014 2
  • VCE
    • GENERAL ADVICE
      • Student Records and Results 4
      • VCE Review and Implementation 4
      • Examinations 4
    • STUDY ADVICE
      • VCE Australian Politics 6
      • VCE Drama and Theatre Studies 6
      • VCE English/English as an Additional Language (EAL) 6
      • VCE Health and Human Development 7
      • VCE Physical Education 7
  • VET
    • VCE VET Interactive Digital Media examination specifications 8
    • Examination specifications 8
    • Review of VCE VET programs in 2014 8
    • VCE VET Building and Construction enrolment arrangements 8
    • VCE VET Community Services 8
    • VCE VET Cisco 8
    • Contribution of VFE Block Credit towards the ATAR 9
    • Training package updates 9
  • Notices
    • Professional development for Health and Physical Education teachers 9
    • VCE Philosophy: Professional learning for teachers 9
    • Alert: Unauthorised advertising scam targets school 9
    • Courts Open Day 9
  • INDEX
    • February 2013 to February 2014 15

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February

VCAA Bulletin VCE, VCAL and VET, No 110 (pdf - 581.74kb)

  • COMMUNICATION UPDATES
    • 25 October 2013 to 23 January 2014 2
  • VCE GENERAL ADVICE
    • 2014 VCE study design wall chart 4
    • Revised VCE study designs for implementation in 2014 4
    • VCE (Baccalaureate) 4
    • Study design amendments 4
    • Audit and review of School-based Assessment 4
  • EXAMINATIONS
    • Examination materials: revised studies 5
    • 2014 VCE Examination periods 5
  • STUDENT RECORDS AND RESULTS
    • VCE school leaders briefings 5
    • Important information about VSNs for students in government schools 5
  • VCE REVIEW AND IMPLEMENTATION
    • 2014 Consultation: English Language 6
    • 2014 VCAA Consultation Register now open 6
    • VCE School-assessed Tasks: Changes to assessment scales 6
    • Accreditation periods for VCE studies: Effective 1 January 2014 7
  • VCE STUDY ADVICE
    • VCE Dance 8
    • VCE Drama and Theatre Studies 8
    • VCE English/EAL and Literature 9
    • VCE Health and Human Development 9
    • VCE Music Investigation and Music Performance 10
    • VCE Music Style and Composition 11
  • VCE VET
    • Programs under review in 2014 12
    • Professional Development 12
    • Coursework Audit 2013 12
    • Material to support scored assessment 12
    • State reviewers 2014 13
    • Espresso Machine Operation Skills Set 13
    • VCE VET exam specifications 13
    • Sport and Recreation – Program 3: Certificate III in Sport and Recreation 13
    • Status of VCE VET programs for 2014 13
  • VCAL
    • VCAL quality assurance 14
    • 2013 VCAL Awards judging panel 14
    • Use of VCAA trademarks 14
    • Use of VCAA copyright material 14
  • INDEX
    • November 2012 to November 2013 15

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