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Accreditation period Units 1 and 2: 2016-2023; Units 3 and 4: 2017-2024

The accreditation period for Units 1 and 2 has been extended until 31 December 2023.
The accreditation period for Units 3 and 4 has been extended until 31 December 2024.

Study Design

VCE Karen Study Design (pdf - 260.62kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Karen Units 1-2: 2016-2023 and Units 3-4: 2017-2024.

School-based assessment

View VCE Karen Assessment Handbook (June 2020)
Contains assessment information for both school-based assessment and examinations including the examination criteria.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Karen examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

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

A list of suitable resources for VCE Karen Units 1 and 2: 2016-2023; Units 3 and 4: 2017-2024.

Recordings of VCE Languages webinars

Enrolment in VCE Karen

Enrolment into VCE Karen at Units 3 and 4 requires students to declare their status as either a First Language Learner or a Second Language Learner.

Students will need to complete the Declaration for enrolment in VCE Modern Languages Units 3 and 4 form and submit this to their home school. For more information, visit the Enrolment in VCE Modern Languages webpage.

Curriculum Manager

Kylie Witt
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.