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Notice 133 2019

Notice to Schools 133/2019 – 30 October 2019

2020 VCE Briefings and Workshops

Principals/Directors, VCE Coordinators and VCE leadership team members

The VCAA strongly encourages members of VCE teams to attend an important professional development opportunity that will be offered at a variety of venues during February and March 2020.

The briefings are intended to give VCE school leaders and teachers, particularly new VCE coordinators, an overview of current VCE matters and the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge that can then be shared with teaching teams.

The sessions will be interactive and participants will return to school with knowledge, skills and resources to share with colleagues. Areas covered in these briefings will include:

  • executive overview
  • Special Provision
  • administrative update, including enrolment, school assessment, such as 'S' and 'N' decisions versus graded assessment, and the quality assurance process run by the VCAA
  • curriculum update
  • school-based assessment audit process outline and key finding
  • curriculum workshop – unpacking a VCE Study Design
  • approaches to developing school-based assessments.

In response to feedback from the 2019 VCE Briefings, the VCAA has, where possible, aligned regional briefings with the 'Analysing your school’s VCE results' training.

Participants can register for only one session; if a session is full, it will not be possible to register. Confirmation of registration will be sent to the participant's email address. Sessions are from 9am to 3.30pm.

Action required

Principals/Directors should notify relevant staff of the scheduled 2020 VCE Briefings and Workshops.

Additional information

 Register via Trumba.

These briefings do not replace the training provided for VASS or VCE data analysis.

Date Location Venue
Monday 10 February 2020Swan HillMurray Downs Resort, Swan Hill
Wednesday 12 February 2020WangarattaGateway Hotel, Wangaratta
Friday 14 February 2020SheppartonParklake Hotel, Shepparton
Monday 17 February 2020GeelongNovotel, Geelong
Wednesday 19 February 2020CBDThe Victoria Hotel
Friday 21 February 2020RichmondAmora Hotel, RIchmond
Tuesday 25 February 2020WarrnamboolLady Bay Resort, Warrnambool
Thursday 27 February 2020HorshamHorsham International Hotel (TBC)
Friday 28 February 2020BendigoLakeside Hotel, Bendigo
Monday 2 March 2020MoorolbarkFoothills Conference Centre, Moorolbark
Wednesday 4 March 2020PrestonMantra Bell City, Preston
Friday 6 March 2020CBDThe Victoria Hotel
Tuesday 10 March 2020BallaratMecure Ballarat Hotel & Convention Centre
Wednesday 11 March 2020FrankstonFrankston International
Friday 13 March 2020Forest HillCanterbury International Hotel, Forest Hill
Tuesday 17 March 2020Lakes EntranceBellevue on the Lakes, Lakes Entrance
Wednesday 18 March 2020TraralgonCentury Inn, Traralgon
Thursday 19 March 2020WarragulWarragul Reception & Conference Centre

For more information, contact Student Records and Results: (03) 9032 1743, fax (03) 9032 1591 or student.records@edumail.vic.gov.au.