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
Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Victoria (CLTAV)
The Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne
The Confucius Institute at La Trobe University
Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Australia
Victorian Curriculum Chinese contains information and resources to support implementation of Victorian Curriculum Chinese including the Rationale and Aims, Structure, Scope and Sequence and Resources which provide links to the Victorian Curriculum F-10 Resources and Support and Curriculum Planning Resources.
Approaches to languages education provides information about the types of languages programs in Victorian schools.
AIM Language Learning website contains information about the Accelerative Integrated Methodology, a gesture approach to language learning.
Information for teachers
Victorian Young Leaders to China Program - a six-week in-country immersion program for Year 9 students
Language Learning Space - web-based platform offering resources and services to support teachers and students in Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese language classrooms
Chinese eBookbox: Characters - resources to help students learn Chinese characters
Chinese Museum – an educational kit consisting of excursion resources and classroom activities for students of Chinese
National Gallery of Victoria − an extensive collection of permanent and temporary art exhibitions
Confucius Institute Online – a variety of resources to support Chinese language and culture teaching and learning overseas
21st Century Teachers of Chinese - videos showing lessons on developing spoken language, literacy development, culture and language teaching, and using digital technologies
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