Effective Learning Approaches
From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.
For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA
and young people on the autism spectrum may need to have the skills for
effective learning explicitly taught.
For example, general talks, timetables
and work expectations need to be presented in a structured way. Structured approaches
benefit all children and young people. There is a critical need to develop a
highly individual profile of strengths, interests, skills and abilities as they
will have implications for learning. Anxiety may also be an issue as children
and young people on the autism spectrum may experience significant social
interaction challenges that will need to be addressed before they are ready to learn.