Learning and teaching support

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

 

Literacy

eLearning Support and Services 

Provides support and resources for incorporating ICT and eLearning in innovative and challenging pedagogies. Also includes links to the eLearning Planning Guide, professional learning opportunities and digital content creation.

For more information, see: eLearning Support and Services

Text types:​​​ Information for teachers

Teacher knowledge of the purpose, form and linguistic structures and features of texts is an important consideration when selecting texts for students; identifying the challenges and supports texts present to readers. Similarly, student knowledge of text types and their characteristic features supports students to compose written texts and gain meaning from the texts they read.

Text types: Information for teachers  (pdf - 112.36kb)

Victorian Modern C​ursive Script

A downloadable version of the handwriting font Victorian Modern Cursive Script.

​For more information, see: Handwriting

 

Student diversity

English as an Additio​nal Language

Provides information about a range of services and resources available to teachers and parents of EAL students.

For more information, see: English as an Additional Language

Stud​​ent Health and Wellbeing

Provides educators, parents and the community with policies and programs to enhance the health and resilience of young people in Victoria. This site also provides teachers with access to templates for catering for students requiring an Individual Learning Plan.

Fore more information, see: Student Health and Wellbeing

 

Intervention

Reading Recovery​​

A short-term, early literacy intervention, which helps students in Year 1 who have not yet established effective reading and writing processes. Students receive a series of daily, individual, thirty-minute Reading Recovery lessons from a specially trained teacher in addition to the regular classroom reading and writing program.

For more information, see: Reading Recovery

Making Interven​​​tion Work

Includes case studies examining approaches to literacy intervention in schools.​

Making Intervention Work (docx - 13.47mb)

Making Intervention Work (pdf - 1.24mb)