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VCE on a Northern Hemisphere Timetable - Chinese First Language

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.

Accreditation period 2022-2026 (NHT July 2022-June 2027) 

Study Design

VCE Chinese First Language Study Design (docx - 1.02mb)(updated August 2021)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Chinese First Language Units 1-4: 2022-2026 (NHT July 2022-June 2027).

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View NHT examination specifications, past examinations and reports (Units 3 and 4 external assessment)

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers.

Frequently asked questions
A set of frequently asked questions for the VCE Chinese First Language Study Design 2022–2026.

Glossary of command terms
This glossary provides a list of terms commonly used across the Victorian Curriculum F–10, VCE study designs and VCE examinations and to help students better understand the requirements of command terms in the context of their discipline.

Implementation videos
Online video presentations which provide teachers with an overview of the changes made to the revised and reaccredited study design.

Recordings of VCE Languages webinars

Curriculum Manager

Kylie Witt
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.