Accreditation period Units 1 and 2: 2019-2027; Units 3 and 4: 2020-2027
The accreditation period for Units 1 and 2 has been extended until 31 December 2027.
VCE Chinese Second Language Study Design amendments
The accreditation period for Units 3 and 4 has been extended until 31 December 2027.
VCE Chinese Second Language School-based Assessment report
Examination specifications, past examinations and reports
VCE Chinese Second Language examination specifications, past examinations and reports.
Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.
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.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Recordings of VCE Languages webinars
A student is NOT eligible for Chinese Second Language if they have had either:
12 months or more education in a school where Chinese is the medium of instruction, or
3 years (36 months) or more residence in any of the VCAA nominated countries or regions.
The nominated countries and regions are China, Taiwan, Hong Kong or Macau.
Enrolment application form.
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.