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Notice 139 2019

Notice to Schools 139/2019 – 6 November 2019

Professional development for newly appointed VASS users

Principals/Directors, VASS administrators, VCE coordinators and VCAL coordinators

The VCAA will conduct professional development training at metropolitan DET CASES Training Centres in November and December 2019 for newly appointed VASS users.

This training is designed for VASS administrators who are new to their position or who have never used VASS. It is recommended for schools offering a VCE, VET or VCAL program for the first time in 2020.

Other VASS training sessions will be scheduled in February and March 2020. Details will be provided in December and early next year.

It is strongly recommended that current VASS administrators mentor new administrators as part of their induction and handover for this very important role.

Note that these training sessions are not for single study language providers.

Please register online . Registration closes 24 hours before each training session.

Action required

Principals/Directors should ensure new VASS administrators are aware of the professional development session dates.

Critical dates

  • Monday 25 November 2019 − Dandenong
  • Tuesday 26 November 2019 – Dandenong
  • Friday 29 November 2019 − Aberfeldie
  • Monday 2 December 2019 – Forest Hill
  • Tuesday 3 December 2019 – Forest Hill
  • Thursday 5 December 2019 – Coburg

Additional information

All sessions are subject to demand and will only go ahead if there are sufficient numbers.

Registration is limited to one registration per person and a maximum of two participants per school.

One training computer is provided per person, although it may be necessary for single participants from the one school to share a computer.

There will be no provision for reimbursement of travel and accommodation expenses or for the funding of staff replacement.

Any queries should be directed to VASS Operations: (03) 9032 1758, 1800 623 681 or .