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Notice 45 2019

Notice to Schools 45/2019 − 22 May 2019

2019 VCE on a Northern Hemisphere Timetable (NHT) written examinations and General Achievement Test (GAT) observation visits

Principals/Directors, VCE coordinators and examination centre coordinators

Senior project officers appointed by the VCAA may attend schools to monitor the conduct and administration of the 2019 VCE on a NHT written examinations and the GAT to ensure schools are complying with VCAA requirements.

The senior project officers will observe procedures before, during and after NHT written examinations and the GAT, and will complete a report on their visit. They will not engage in any discussions about their observations at the conclusion of the NHT written examination or the GAT.

If there are any issues that the VCAA believes need to be addressed, principals will be provided with a letter and may be asked to respond formally.

The senior project officer is not to assist with the conduct of the NHT written examination and the GAT, or to fulfill the roles of an additional supervisor or a VCAA adviser.

Any concerns about these arrangements should be directed to the Project Manager, Examination Planning and Logistics: (03) 9225 2237 or vcaa.exam.logistics@edumail.vic.gov.au

Action required

Principals/Directors should ensure that relevant school personnel and chief supervisors are made aware of the possibility that a VCAA-appointed senior project officer could attend their school to observe the conduct and administration of the 2019 VCE on a NHT written examinations and the GAT.

Critical dates

Tuesday 28 May to Wednesday 5 June 2019 – NHT written examinations held

Wednesday 12 June 2019 – GAT held

Additional information

N/A