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VCAL Achievement Awards

A celebration of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL)

Nominations for VCAL Achievement Awards are now closed.

About the Awards

The VCAL Achievement Awards celebrate outstanding achievements of young people who participate in and complete a VCAL qualification. The awards also recognise the exceptional efforts of committed teachers and community partners who have played significant roles within the VCAL program. The VCAL Achievement Awards take place in Term 2 each year.

The students, schools and their community partners are living examples of excellence in applied learning. They demonstrate that we can and must find diverse ways of challenging, extending and promoting learning for the full range of young people.

In 2020 the awards ceremony will be held online on Tuesday 28 April 2020.

Awards ceremony in 2019

The VCAL Achievement Awards ceremony took place on Monday 29 April 2019 at the Deakin Edge, Fed Square.

The Hon. James Merlino, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, was present to congratulate the 36 award winners from 22 categories. More information on the winners can be found on the Current recipients page.

Lachlan receiving award from Minister

Lachlan Essing receiving his Foundation Outstanding Achievement award from The Hon. James Merlino





VCAL Achievement Awards: Video highlights

VCAL Achievement Awards: Video highlights (docx - 62.13kb)