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Notice 157 2019

Notice to Schools 157/2019 – 11 December 2019

New Victorian Curriculum F–10 English as an Additional Language now available

Principals/Directors and primary and secondary school teachers

On Wednesday 4 December 2019, the VCAA Board approved the new English as an Additional Language (EAL) curriculum.

In 2020 schools can choose to implement the new EAL curriculum or continue to use the EAL Companion to AusVELS as their curriculum document, with full implementation in 2021.

Action required

Principals/Directors should note the availability of the new EAL curriculum.

Critical dates

December 2019 – new EAL curriculum available

Additional information

Notice to Schools 149/2019 provides further information about implementation timelines, planning, assessment and reporting advice, and new EAL resources.