Italian language events and resources


VATI Congress 2018  

The VATI Congress will be held at the Catholic Leadership Centre, 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne on 23 March 2018.  Registrations close 19 March 2018 at 5pm.

Please register at: VATI 

Visible Italian in Victoria Competition

A competition for students of Italian in Years 9-12 to use their Italian skills to develop a multilingual landscape map of Melbourne.

The competition has closed for 2017, but will be offered again in 2018.

For further information and registration, refer to Visible Italian in Victoria - Expression of interest

For any queries please contact

Curriculum support

  • Victorian Curriculum Italian contains information and resources to support implementation of Victorian Curriculum Italian 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.


Educational kits

  • Italian Resource Centre – resource collection for teachers of Italian
  •  Museo Italiano Education Kit  – educational kit based on the permanent exhibition at the Museo italiano
  •  Education Resources at Immigration Museum – resources for students of Italian including language tasks based on the theme of Italian migration
  • The lifecycle of the butterfly – a highly engaging Italian literacy-rich unit for Levels 3 and 4. The unit caters for students who are continuing their Italian studies and for students who are new to the program including EAL students. This new literacy-based resource for Italian has been aligned to the Victorian Curriculum and demonstrates how learning a second language can support literacy, language and numeracy acquisition across languages. 

Online resources

Language and culture


For queries relating to Italian language education, contact: 


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