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VCAL Curriculum Planning Guides

Skills for Further Study Senior (pdf - 714.42kb) 
Accreditation Period: Extended to December 2018

The purpose of this unit is to enable students to develop knowledge and skills for further study that will prepare and assist them to pursue diverse and higher level education and training pathways in a range of settings.

Industry Specific Skills Strand and Work Related Skills Strand (pdf - 1.11mb) 
Accreditation Period: January 2014 – December 2018
Information on designing curriculum and learning programs to meet the purpose statements of the Industry Specific Skills and Work Related Skills Strand. This is the revised curriculum planning guide and is to be used from 2014.

Literacy and Numeracy Skills Strand – Literacy Skills Units (pdf - 1.25mb) 
Accreditation Period: Extended to December 2018
Information on designing curriculum and learning programs to meet the purpose statement of the Literacy and Numeracy Skills Strand - Literacy Skills Units. This curriculum guide contains the literacy units for all VCAL levels - Foundation, Intermediate and Senior.

Literacy and Numeracy Skills Strand – Numeracy Skills Units (pdf - 1,011.72kb) 
Accreditation Period: Extended to December 2018
Information on designing curriculum and learning programs to meet the purpose statement of the Literacy and Numeracy Skills Strand – Numeracy Skills Units. This curriculum guide contains the literacy units for all VCAL levels – Foundation, Intermediate and Senior.

Personal Development Skills Strand (pdf - 860.35kb) 
Accreditation Period: January 2012 – December 2018
Information on designing curriculum and learning programs to meet the purpose statement of the Personal Development Skills Strand.

 

VCAL Literacy and Numeracy Skills Units for implementation in 2019

Teachers are advised that the Curriculum Planning Guides listed below are for use from 2019.  They are available for providers in preparation for use from 2019.  Additional Resources will be added progressively as they become available.

 

Senior Extension Units - approved providers only

Accreditation Period: Extended to December 2018

For approval to deliver Senior Extension Units to eligible senior students, please contact the VCAL Unit Manager,  Adam Whitbread:  (03) 9032 1727 or whitbread.adam.m@edumail.vic.gov.au.

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VCAL Assessment and Planning Guides

 

VCAL Information sheets

  • VCAL Information Sheets   Updated July 2014
    Fact sheets about the VCAL, which cover subjects such as applied learning, an integrated approach, Literacy and Numeracy Skills and Skills for Further Study.

 

VCAL Hands-on Options Booklet

  • VCAL Hands-On Booklet
    This booklet is provided in English and other languages for Years 11 and 12 students and their parents.

 

VCAL 4 Life

  • VCAL 4 Life
    A short video that introduces the VCAL to students and parents who are considering options for senior secondary study.

 

VCAL First

  • VCAL First
    A guide for teachers new to the VCAL produced by the Victorian Applied Learning Association (VALA).

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