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
Resources for teachers to build their digital teaching capabilities.
To build confidence and capacity in digital learning you should consider:
- developing skills in using digital technologies
- supporting teachers to effectively embed the use of digital technologies in their learning and teaching practice
- providing support for cultural change.
Professional learning calendar
The Digital Learning News blog has a professional learning calendar that lists sessions with a focus on digital technologies. Teachers can link to professional learner providers and organisations that provide programs for the classroom.
For more information, see:
Digital Learning: Professional learning calendar
Online professional learning events are available throughout the year via virtual conferencing tools. For more information, see:
Digital learning news
The Department runs a newsletter which includes professional development, teaching resources, research, and news from schools. For more information and to subscribe, see:
Digital Learning News
Courses from Bastow
The Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership provides professional development courses designed to build the capacity of leaders in schools and early childhood settings. For more information, see:
You can access online training for security awareness, Microsoft Office and school IT infrastructure via:
CAMPUS Online Training
The ICT capabilities resource supports teachers to integrate ICT into their classroom. It includes:
- an ICT capabilities framework
- an online survey
- a continuum with practical, learning and teaching resources, including teacher and student work samples, advice for getting started and professional learning resources.
For more information, see:
ICT capabilities resource
New Pedagogies for Deep Learning
New Pedagogies for Deep Learning (NPDL) is a global partnership aiming to implement deep learning goals across whole education systems that are enabled by new pedagogies and accelerated by technology.
NPDL focuses on the pillars of pedagogical practices, learning environments, leveraging digital and learning partnerships and how they can be used to plan teaching and learning programs, which provide opportunities for deep learning. For more information, see:
There are currently 40 schools who are Senior Members of the Global Partnership and 21 of these schools are part of a Deep Learning Community of Practice (CoP). For more information contact Jillian Brown