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Notice 117 2020

Notice to Schools 117/2020 – 19 August 2020

Updated advice for School-based Assessments involving fieldwork or outdoor activities

Principals/Directors, VCE Coordinators and teachers of VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Studies, Environmental Science, Geography and Outdoor and Environmental Studies

To reflect the Stage 4 restrictions in Melbourne and Stage 3 restrictions in Regional Victoria, advice for School-based Assessments in the following VCE studies, which involve fieldwork and outdoor activities and may require alternative arrangements, has been published on the VCAA website:

  • Agricultural and Horticultural Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Outdoor and Environmental Studies.

This advice can be accessed on our COVID-19 webpage under VCE > School-based Assessments and should be read in conjunction with the published ‘Essential Assessment for VCE and VCAL (including VET)’ guidance.

Action required

Principals/Directors should ensure that VCE teachers of studies with School-based Assessments involving fieldwork or outdoor activities are made aware of this advice immediately.

Critical dates

N/A

Additional information

For enquiries, contact the Curriculum Manager for the VCE Study (contact details are on each study’s webpage) or email vcaa.vce.curriculum@education.vic.gov.au