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​​​​​.​​​​

Supports for the new early literacy assessment requirement

Find out more about the resources available to help you implement the new requirement for Grade 1 students in 2023

Supporting student learning of wartime history

Share new illustrated classroom kits and attend the Remembrance Day service on 11 November 2022

Celebrate reading with Children’s Book Council of Australia Book Week

Download resources, plan activities, and discuss authors and illustrators with your class.

New learning sequences in English and mathematics

Access free high-quality resources to support student engagement and differentiation.

Help students to learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture

Incorporating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in the classroom

Bring the world to your classroom for the Premiers’ Reading Challenge

Books that celebrate diversity are available for you and your students

Importance of the Australian Early Development Census for Prep teachers

Identifying how to build a strong foundation for our youngest learners

Premiers’ Reading Challenge closing date extended

The challenge has been extended by two weeks and will now close on 18 September

Free online resources to support literacy learning

Teachers can access the ActiveLearn Primary online learning platform for free in Term 3

English as an Additional Language added to Foundation to Level 6 Literacy Teaching Toolkit

Two teachers share advice on using the toolkit to understand student learning needs

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.

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​​.​​​

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​.​​​

Updated Child Information Sharing Scheme resources

Access resources to support children’s wellbeing and safety, and help explain the scheme to families

New Google Sites for Google Workspace for Education

Important dates and instructions to help your students transition to new Google Sites

Cyber Security Awareness month

Privacy and safety guidelines to help keep staff and students safe online

Changes to Google education products

Updates include rebranding G Suite for Education as Google Workspace for Education, and new email privacy settings

Student career planning webinars and lesson plans

Lesson plans and webinars are available to help schools focus on career planning in Term 4

VCE support for rural and regional students

Students living in rural and regional areas can access free, online VCE tutoring through the Regional Education Support Network

How to support student mental health and wellbeing

Access podcasts, training and classroom resources for advice on what you can do to help

F-10 student reporting requirements for Semester 2

As was the case in Semester 1, student reporting in Semester 2, 2020 will look different to previous years

Read about the new social media use to support student learning policy

Policy, guidance and resources to support schools in using social media as part of learning and teaching programs

The Arc digital hub: connecting Victorian students learning at home and in the classroom

Access events, resources and professional learning to support high-quality virtual teaching and learning

New Arc website for teachers

Find virtual learning experiences for students and professional learning opportunities to support virtual teaching on the new Arc website

Virtual teaching experts provide their insights about what it means to teach virtually

A video series on the FUSE website provides examples and tips on getting the most out of virtual teaching and learning

ABC Partnership offers new teaching opportunities

Educational episodes are linked with learning activities to help teachers deliver lessons remotely

Useful resources for supporting the transition to remote learning

Find resources primary and secondary school teachers are using to support the transition to flexible and remote learning

Develop your skills with Lynda.com

​​​​All staff in government schools and students in secondary schools can learn skills in creativity, design, project management and technology, taught by experts via online video tutorials.

Programs, competitions and scholarships for student​s

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

2023 Victorian State School Spectacular open for registrations

Students can gain performing and behind-the-scenes experience, under the guidance of industry experts

Tips for creating more active classrooms

Yuille Park P–8 Community College and Loch Sport Primary School get their students moving with ‘learning stations’ and nature sessions

Premier’s Spirit of Democracy competition

Student applications are open for the Premier’s Spirit of Democracy competition.

VicSRC Congress

Register secondary school students to attend the annual event by 5 pm Friday 12 August

Positive Start is making it easy for teachers to book free school camps in 2022

There is still time to book a free school camp in 2022 for your students.

Prepare now for the VCE Vocational Major and Victorian Pathways Certificate in 2023

Resources for communicating with your students on the new senior secondary offerings for next year

Investing in a first-rate education

The Victorian Budget 2022/23 supports teachers by reducing face-to-face teaching hours, recruiting more staff and other initiatives

Keep booking free camps and experiences for students in 2022

Programs for Term 2 and the rest of the year are filling up quickly

National Reconciliation Week: Be Brave. Make Change.

Learn more about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements during the week, from 27 May to 3 June 2022

Education Week 2022: calendar of free events and a celebration toolkit

Ideas and activities for your class to celebrate Education Week in May

Free camps and experiences for students in 2022

Book free Positive Start experiences for your students including camps, arts, drama, music and sport

Mindfulness resources for students in years 7 to 10

New mindfulness videos and activities are available for teachers to share with students

Evaluate student progress with Transition Learning and Development Statements

Use the information to review the progress of Foundation students and identify learning areas to help them improve.

Upcoming Legacy events to share with students

Students can register for the Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award and virtual Anzac commemoration ceremony

Help shape Victoria’s new youth strategy

Teachers and students are encouraged to have a say on the state's new youth strategy