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English Language

Accreditation period 2016-2023

The accreditation period for English Language has been extended until 31 December 2023.

Study Design

VCE English Language Study Design (pdf - 1.57mb) (updated February 2020)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for English Language Units 1-4: 2016-2023.

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​​.

School-based assessment

View VCE English Language School-assessed Coursework report.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE English Language examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

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

Study summary
A summary of the VCE English Language Study Design for 2016-2023.

Frequently asked questions (updated February 2020)


Evaluation of VCE English Language: Online monitoring questionnaire 

The VCAA is monitoring the implementation of VCE English Language in schools and is collecting data to inform the evaluation process. 

Teachers of VCE English Language, students and other interested stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on the current VCE English Language Study Design. To provide feedback, please complete the monitoring questionnaire by Monday 3 May 2021

The online monitoring questionnaire is conducted on behalf of the VCAA by a third party, Qualtrics. Before completing the questionnaire, please read the important privacy information contained in the VCAA Collection Notice which is located at the start of the questionnaire. By submitting your responses, you acknowledge that you have read and understood, and consent to, the terms of the VCAA Collection Notice.

Curriculum Manager

Annelise Balsamo
Curriculum Manager - English
tel: + 61 3 9059 5141

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.