The VCE on a Northern Hemisphere Timetable (NHT) operates from July to June. Only authorised providers may offer VCE Chinese First Language on the Northern Hemisphere Timetable.
Study Design - Accreditation period 2005-2021
The accreditation period has been extended and expires for the NHT on 30 June 2022.
View VCE Chinese First Language Assessment Handbook.
Examination specifications, past examinations and reports
View VCE Chinese First Language examination specifications, past examinations and reports
NHT past VCE examinations and reports
A summary of the VCE Chinese First Language Study Design for 2005-2021.
Assessment Advice: Units 1 and 2
Contains sample performance descriptors for each outcome for Units 1 and 2.
Recordings of VCE Languages webinars
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 Chinese First Language Study Design Units 1-4: 2005-2021 .
Manager - Languages Unit
tel: + 61 3 9059 5120
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.