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Religion and Society

Adjusted Study Design for 2020 only

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.

Adjusted Study Design for 2020 only
VCE Religion and Society Study Design

Details on the adjustments to the areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Religion and Society Units 1-4 for 2020 only.

Please note: corrections have been made to the VCE Adjusted Study Design for 2020 to fix inconsistencies and errors in the original adjusted version (published on 1 May 2020). The corrections made were:

  • page 25 – correction to the mark allocations to each Outcome in the Unit 4 assessment table

Teachers need to ensure they access and download the updated version provided above.

Frequently asked questions for 2020 Adjusted Study Design
Frequently asked questions raised during the VCE adjusted study design webinar for VCE Religion and Society.

School-based assessment

VCE Religion and Society School-based Assessment report.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Religion and Society examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

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

Developing school-based assessment
Information on developing School-assessed Coursework. A PowerPoint presentation which may be used as professional learning for staff.

Frequently asked questions
A list of frequently asked questioned raised during implementation briefings conducted in 2016.

Resources
A list of suitable resources for VCE Religion and Society 2017-2022.

Study summary
A summary of the VCE Religion and Society Study Design for 2017-2022.

Study review

Study Review Plan

The Study Review Plan provides key information on the review of VCE Religion and Society which will be conducted in 2020.

Consultation register

Consultation on the proposed VCE Religion and Society Study Design will be conducted in 2020. The draft study design and consultation questionnaire will be available for consideration on this page during 2020. To register your interest for the public consultation, please complete the registration form.

Study Design - Accreditation period 2017–2022

The accreditation period has been extended and expires 31 December 2022. Do not use in 2020 refer to the Adjusted Study Design for 2020 at the top of this webpage. 

VCE Religion and Society Study Design 

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Religion and Society Units 1-4: 2017-2022.

Curriculum Manager

Leonie Brown
Curriculum Manager - Humanities
tel: + 61 3 9603 7923
email: Leonie.Brown4@education.vic.gov.au<

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.