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.
SBS National Languages Competition
The SBS National Languages Competition 2017 is an initiative to encourage and celebrate a love of learning languages in Australia.
All students aged four to 18 years across Australia who are learning a language other than English can enter the competition.
To enter, students need to upload a video (maximum 30 seconds long) describing ‘What learning a language means to you?’ in any language other than English.
Competition entries are open from 9:00am on Monday 24 July 2017 until Midnight on Friday 1 September 2017.
For more information, visit SBS National Languages Competition
Resources for multiple languages
Language teacher associations
The Department provides annual professional development funding support to the following language teacher associations:
Specific languages resources
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 Aboriginal Corporation for Languages (VACL), in partnership with the Department, provides professional development activities and advice to support schools and language teams delivering an Aboriginal language program.
Contact: Paul Paton
Telephone: 9600 3811
For more information, see: The Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages
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.
Contact Regional project officers