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Advice for teachers -
Agricultural and Horticultural Studies


The VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Studies 2020–2025 Advice for teachers provides teaching and learning advice for Units 1 to 4 and assessment advice for school-based assessment in Units 3 and 4. 

The program developed and delivered to students must be in accordance with the VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Study Design 2020–2025.

General assessment advice

Advice on matters related to the administration of Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) assessment is published annually in the VCE and VCAL Administrative Handbook. Updates to matters related to the administration of VCE assessment are published in the VCAA Bulletin.

Teachers must refer to these publications for current advice.

The principles underpinning all VCE assessment practices are explained in VCAA Principles and procedures for the development and review of VCE studies.

The procedures for managing VCE school-based as​​​sessment are explained in Assessment advice for the VCE.

VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Studies study examination specifications, past examination papers and corresponding examination reports can be accessed from the VCE Agricultural and Horticultural examination webpage.

Graded Distributions for Graded Assessment can be accessed from the VCAA Senior Secondary Certificate Statistical Information web​page

Excepting third-party elements, schools may use this resource in accordance with the VCAA Educational Allowance (VCAA Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy).