Curriculum and Program Planning

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

The EAL Developmental Continuum P-10 –  provides support for the development of effective learning programs for EAL learners through indicators of progress linked to practical teaching strategies.

The EAL handbook

The learning needs of EAL students will vary according to factors such as their pre-migration experiences. Variable factors in a student’s pre-migration experiences include level of formal education in their home country, age, the stage of English language development at which they enter the Victorian school system, and their access to EAL support.

The EAL handbook (pdf - 343.89kb) | The EAL handbook (docx - 523.66kb) – provides advice about planning and implementing effective programs for a school’s EAL student cohort.

Karen bilingual program

Learning in two languages: Karen bilingual program  – 2009 to 2013 research and evaluation of an alternative model of English provision for Karen language background students beginning four year old kindergarten in the city of Wyndham.