Notice to Schools 2/2020 – 29 January 2020
Revised assessment criteria for VCE English and VCE English as an Additional Language examinations
Principals/Directors, VCE coordinators and teachers of VCE English and VCE English as an Additional Language
The first assessment criterion for Section A of the VCE English examination and Section B of the VCE English as an Additional Language examination have been updated to modify wording. The new wording replaces ‘issues’ with ‘values’ for clearer alignment with the key knowledge and key skills from Unit 3 Area of Study 1 of the
VCE English and English as an Additional Language Study Design 2017–2021 (Units 3 and 4).
Teachers should download the modified examination specifications, sample examination and assessment criteria from the
English as an Additional Language examination pages.
Principals/Directors should ensure that teachers of VCE English and VCE English as an Additional Language are aware of the updated examination assessment criteria.