Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Domain

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

The ICT domain page contains links to Australian Curriculum in Victoria (AusVELS); ICT-related learning and teaching resources such as websites, publications and other online resources; professional learning support and current research.

AusVELS

Standards for assessing and reporting on student achievement are introduced at Level 2. The learning focus statement for Level 1 provides advice about learning experiences that will assist students to work towards the achievement of the standards at Level 2. For more information, see: AusVELS

The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) provides examples, research, advice, an ICT Domain skills and concepts chart, assessment maps and other resources to support learning in the ICT Domain. For more information, see: VCAA Resources and Support

The Information and Communications Technology charts from the VCAA are designed to support teacher understanding of the key concepts and skills in the standards and provide guidance for planning appropriate teaching, learning and assessment activities. For more information on concepts and skills charts, see: VCAA Information and Communications Technology Resources

Learning and teaching resources

FUSE

four screenshots showing find, use, share and education imagesFUSE (Find, Use, Share, Education) provides access to relevant, informative and exciting online educational resources from around the world.

Students and teachers can search for websites, images, audio and video and other online resources. All resources are recommended and reviewed by educators, and tagged according to audience, subject areas, AusVELS, post-compulsory and early childhood curriculum frameworks.

Victorian government school staff can log in to view more content and use their "My Desk" space to upload and share content or create resource packages. For more information, see: FUSE

DigiPubs

DigiPubs are collections of digital resources to support teaching of AusVELS History, English, Science, and Maths.

They provide practical advice and resources that can be accessed online on any device through any browser.

For more information, see: DigiPubs

Digital Deck

The Digital Deck is like a pack of cards and provides a quick overview of the range of digital screenshots of comic life and blogging cards from digital deckresources available to schools. It starts with an eduSTAR overview then explores other resources and methods along a continuum. Each card has a description, advice for getting started and classroom ideas. The cards are available in hard copy or can be accessed online. For more information, see: Digital Deck

If you would like a set of cards, please contact: digital.learning@edumail.vic.gov.au

Global2

Global2 is the Department's blogging community and is accessible to both Victorian government and Catholic schools. Global2 provides space for online collaboration. It provides opportunities for teachers and students to post and comment on blogs, collaborate on wikis, set up discussion forums and embed videos and images. Personal levels of access can be customised for the space, see: Global2

For more information, see: Online Learning and Teaching Resources

Professional learning

The Professional Learning section includes information, resources and tools to help teachers locate relevant ICT professional learning. For more information, see: Professional Learning

Research

The Research section identifies current research about the effective integration of ICT into learning and teaching. For more information, see: Research and Evidence

For more resources and information on using digital technologies in your classroom, see: Supporting Digital Learning

For assistance, please contact: digital.learning@edumail.vic.gov.au