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
General and language-specific support and resources to assist teachers deliver quality language programs.
My Passport to Languages
My Passport to Languages (the Passport) has been developed as a resource for language teachers and as a means of engaging Prep to Year 3 students and their families in languages education. All students starting Prep in government schools in 2018 can use the Passport to keep as a record of their language learning over their first four years of school.
Passports are available in Chinese, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Spanish, which are eight of the most widely-taught languages in Victorian government schools.
Resources for multiple languages
Language teacher associations
The Department provides annual professional development funding support to the following language teacher associations:
The Department provide schools and languages teachers with resources, weblinks and information about up coming teacher professional learning and student activities for specific languages:
The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA), in partnership with the Department, provides professional development activities and advice to support schools and language teams delivering an Aboriginal language program.
Contact: Julie Reid
Phone: 9032 1679
For more information, see: Aboriginal Languages and Cultures Victoria
General languages support
Regional project officers assist schools and teachers by promoting the benefits of languages and supporting schools to establish and sustain quality languages programs.