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VCE on a Northern Hemisphere Timetable - Bridging English as an Additional Language

The VCE on a Northern Hemisphere Timetable (NHT) operates from July to June. Only authorised providers may offer VCE Bridging English as an Additional Language (EAL) on the Northern Hemisphere Timetable.

Study Design - Accreditation period 2016-2021

The accreditation period for Bridging English as an Additional Language (EAL) Units 1 and 2 has been extended and expires for the NHT on 30 June 2022.

VCE Bridging English as an Additional Language contains Units 1 and 2 only.

VCE Bridging English as an Additional Language Study Design (pdf - 694.06kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Bridging English as an Additional Language Units 1-2: 2016-2021.

English requirement for satisfactory completion of the VCE

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Study summary (docx - 95.69kb)
A summary of the VCE Bridging EAL 2016-2021.

Frequently asked questions (docx - 104.12kb)
A set of frequently asked questions for the VCE Bridging EAL Study Design Units 1-2: 2016-2021 .

Resources (docx - 708.93kb)
A list of suitable resources for VCE Bridging EAL 2016-2021.

Study design for implementation in 2022

Teachers are advised that the study design listed below is for use from 2022. This is available to teachers in preparation for the implementation of the new study in 2022. Additional resources will be added progressively as they become available.

For accreditation period 2022-2026

In 2021, schools must ensure they use the VCE Bridging English as an Additional Language (EAL) Study Design Units 1 and 2: 2016–2021.

Curriculum Manager

Annelise Balsamo
Curriculum Manager - English
tel: + 61 3 9059 5141
email: Annelise.Balsamo@education.vic.gov.au

Kellie Heintz
Curriculum Manager - English as an Additional Language
tel: + 61 3 9059 5132
email: KELLIE.Heintz@education.vic.gov.au

Curriculum Managers lead, manage and support the production, review and development of senior secondary curriculum and assessment materials. They also provide policy advice and implementation support for Foundation to Year 12 curriculum and assessment