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Applied Computing: Software Development

Accreditation period 2020-2024

The accreditation period for Applied Computing: Software Development has been extended and expires 31 December 2024.

Study Design

VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Study Design

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Applied Computing: Software Development Units 3 and 4: 2020-2024.

Applied Computing: Software Development: Programming requirements for 2020 and 2021

The VCE Applied Computing Study Design comprises:

View Units 1 and 2: Applied Computing

View Units 3 and 4: Data Analytics

Units 3 and 4: Software Development

School-based assessment

VCE Applied Computing: Software Development: Administrative information for School-based Assessment in 2021

A professional learning program will be provided in Terms 1 and 2, 2021 to provide teachers with a clear understanding of the delivery of the School-assessed Task, including authentication, administration and how to apply the assessment criteria and descriptors for the School-assessed Task. For more information please see Notice to Schools 174/2020 - 18 November 2020.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Applied Computing: Software Development examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

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

Adobe Connect videos
Contains links to Adobe Connect video recordings and transcripts.

2020 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development School-assessed Coursework professional learning presentation

2020 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development School-assessed Task professional learning presentation

2020 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 3 Outcome 1 assessment task development template

2020 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 4 School-based assessment presentation

2020 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 4 Outcome 2 Assessment task development template - blank

2020 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 4 Outcome 2 Assessment task development template - plan

Curriculum Manager

Philip Feain
Curriculum Manager - Digital Technologies
tel: + 61 3 9059 5146
email: Philip.Feain@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.