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Advice for teachers -


The VCE Philosophy 2019–2024 Advice for teachers provides teaching and learning advice for Units 1 to 4 and assessment advice for school-ba​sed assessment in Units 3 and 4. It contains advice for developing a course with examples of teaching and learning activities, and resources for each unit.

The program developed and delivered to students must be in accordance with the VCE Phil​​osophy Study Design 2019–2024.

General assessment advice

Advice on matters related to the administration of Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) assessment is published annually in the ​VCE and VCAL Administrative Handbook. Updates to matters related to the administration of VCE assessment are published in the VCAA Bulletin.

Teachers must refer to these publications for current advice.

The principles underpinning all VCE assessment practices are explained in VCAA Principles, guidelines and processes for the development and review of VCE Studies.

The procedures for managing VCE school-based assessment are explained in Assessment advice for the VCE.

​​VCE Philosophy​ Study Design examination specifications, past examination papers and corresponding examination reports​.

Graded Distributions for Graded Assessment.

Excepting third-party elements, schools may use this resource in accordance with the VCAA’s Educational Allowance (VCAA Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy).