Adjusted Study Design for 2020
Teachers should note that they should only access the 2020 Adjusted Study Design. Deletions are in red coloured text and strike through while changes are in blue coloured text and highlighted. It is imperative that the revised 2020 Adjusted Study Design is used for the remainder of 2020.
Examinations will be based on the key knowledge and skills contained in the 2020 Adjusted Study Design. The 2020 Adjusted Study Design includes adjustments to the key knowledge and skills and the scope of the assessment. Teachers can be assured that students will only be externally assessed on the content in the 2020 Adjusted Study Design.
Frequently asked questions for 2020 Adjusted Study Design
Frequently asked questions raised during the VCE adjusted study design webinar for VCE English Language.
English Language Unit 4 Outcome 1: Performance descriptors for use in 2020 ONLY
English Language Study Design amendments (February 2020)
Changes to the English requirement for satisfactory completion of VCE from 2018
As published in the
VCAA Bulletin, February 2017.
VCE English Language School-assessed Coursework report.
Examination specifications, past examinations and reports
VCE English Language examination specifications, past examinations and reports.
Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.
A summary of the VCE English Language Study Design for 2016-2023.
Frequently asked questions (updated February 2020)
Study Design-Accreditation period 2016-2023
The accreditation period for English Language has been extended until 31 December 2023. Do not use in 2020 refer to the Adjusted Study Design for 2020 at the top of this webpage.
Curriculum Manager - English
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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.