Resources to support your classroom

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​​For more teaching resources, see: Teaching and the curriculum​​

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Supporting literacy in your school​

Resources and tools that support your classroom’s literacy goals​​​​​.​​​​

Literacy in the English Curriculum

Toolkit provides teachers with quality literacy information and resources

Identify the support you need to teach EAL learners

The Department of Education and Training is conducting a survey of the professional learning needs of teachers of English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners

Review your students' literacy profile

Make the most of tools on the Insight Assessment Platform to map and plan for your students’ literacy development.

Top tips to create a reader-friendly home

Share some handy hints with parents to help create a love of reading in the home and launch into the Premiers' Reading Challenge.

Premiers' Reading Challenge's book review competition now open

This year, the Premiers’ Reading Challenge (PRC) is running its first ever book review competition for secondary students.

Assess the reading and vocabulary of EAL students

A new reading and vocabulary assessment instrument for English as an Additional Language (EAL) students is now available to schools across Victoria.

Making sense of the teaching-learning cycle in reading and writing

The Literacy Teaching Toolkit supports you to connect reading and writing instruction with rich experiences across the curriculum.

Teaching students to read so they can read to learn

​New resources have been released from birth to level 6 as part of the Literacy Teaching Toolkit

Supporting parents to continue education at home

​​​​​A new literacy and numeracy resource ​for parents of children aged 0-12 can help to keep learning moving forward at home.​

Literacy teaching toolkit: Shared writing

A strategy for teachers and students to collaborate and explore the writing of complex texts

Phonological awareness explained

Phonological awareness is a crucial skill to develop in children. It is strongly linked to early reading and spelling success through its association with phonics. It is a focus of literacy teaching incorporating:

Literacy Teaching Toolkit: Focus on reading and viewing

The Literacy Teaching Toolkit is expanding to help​ provide further support and tools for teachers to use in the classroom. Among the additional resources now available is the final instalment of reading and viewing.

Supporting practical literacy instruction

​​​​​​​Teachers can now access annotated reading and viewing work samples to support teachers and school leaders

Class resource: Literacy Learning Toolkit

The Toolkit is an online resource that supports teachers to implement the Victorian Curriculum F-10 and the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF).

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Supporting STEM in your schools​​​​

Resources and tools that support your classroom's Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths goals​​.​​​

Expand their STEM learning with the CSIRO

The program forges partnerships with industry professionals so they can bring their real life experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) into the classroom

Professional practice days: approaches of school leaders and teachers

You can gain ideas from seven schools that have shared their approach to professional practice days.

Assess numeracy development in the middle years

The Fractions and Decimals Online Interview (FDOI) is available on Insight, to support you to assess the mathematical understanding of students in the middle years.

Connect your students to Victoria’s STEM ecosystem

Connecting Victoria's STEM Ecosystem is an overview of teaching resources, unique education opportunities, mentoring and partnership programs, competitions and events, places to visit, university outreach programs and STEM focused schools.

Support your parents to kickstart maths learning at home

Targeted to your families and students in the early years up to Year 2, the Everyday Maths animations show how each day is a learning opportunity to establish and reinforce foundational numeracy skills.

Science lessons designed by teachers for teachers

Stile helps students learn more effectively by providing teachers with great lesson content and a flexible system to support their learning​

A practical approach to the Maths curriculum

All Victorian teachers now have access to a suite of quality online mathematics resources that connect content, teaching and learning ideas and contemporary online resources with Victorian Curriculum frameworks.

Compute less and solve more with Wolfram

​​Wolfram software has applications in the areas of computation, problem modelling and coding, and is freely available to all Victorian secondary schools.

Software and technology that maximises​ your classroom time​

Digital tools are made available across the entire curriculum to support teachers and their students to make the most of their learning​.​​​

New online Amplify toolkit now available

Find the information you need to implement student voice, agency and leadership initiatives in a single, easy-to-access website

Harness the expertise of a learning specialist in your school

Three short videos were developed to showcase how schools in different settings are making the most of learning specialists in their schools

Expand your school’s subject offering virtually

Virtual learning allows all students to connect, collaborate, interact, learn and create

Explore Bunjil's Quest

Take part in a pilot for an interactive literacy app that uses language, concepts and content drawn from Victorian Aboriginal culture.

Listen up: insights from leadership experts

Explore the big questions in education and leadership today with the Bastow Educational Leadership podcast.

Connecting your teaching with ClickView

Incorporate ClickView’s suite of video resources into your High Impact Teaching Strategies (HITS) and access the latest shows.

My career portfolio rollout

Transforming career education in Victorian government schools to ensure students can meet the challenges of the changing world of work.

Immersing students in Minecraft's Mini Melbourne

Mini Melbourne is a Minecraft virtual city created by the Department of Education and Training and the Metro Tunnel Project as an education resource.

Manage information with confidence

Get started on creating an InfoSafe culture in your school and advance your own skills in cyber security, digital technology and more

Monitor language and literacy development using Insight

Take advantage of the English Online Interview on the Insight Assessment Platform at the beginning of each term to monitor your students' growth.

'Curious Kids' comes to life

The Conversation's Curious Kids editor and a series of academic experts recently visited four Victorian primary schools to bring their inquiry-based learning to life.

Using ClickView to support learning across all subjects

Belmont High School has been using ClickView to give teachers additional resources to drive learning and improve student engagement.

Online, interactive classroom adventures at your fingertips

Explore learning opportunities for both teachers and students in the virtual learning event space.​

Tailor Clickview's curriculum mapped resources to your 2019 teaching plan

​​With ClickView now available to secondary and P-12 schools, upskill through a teacher academy to make the most of this resource this year.

Understand Foundation students before they begin in 2019

A Transition Learning and Development Statement (TLDS) is completed by Victorian early childhood services towards the end of each school year, for children about to start primary school.

Programs, competitions and scholarships for student​s

Programs, competitions and scholarships students can explore as part of their education outside the classroom​.​​