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Extended Investigation

Unit 3: Critical Thinking Test

Test specifications and advice

Examination specifications (Version 4, January 2022)

Sample questions (April 2019)

Front cover of 2021 Critical Thinking Test (July 2021)

Past tests and test reports

Tests relating to the current study design

The following tests relate to the current VCE Extended Investigation study design and other curriculum materials.


2021

2021 Critical Thinking Test

2021 Critical Thinking Test report

2021 Critical Thinking Test report


2020

2020 Critical Thinking Test

2020 Critical Thinking Test report

2020 Critical Thinking Test report


2019

2019 Critical Thinking Test

2019 Critical Thinking Test report

Tests relating to previous study designs

Students and teachers should note that, with the introduction of a new study design, the following past tests are not necessarily a guide to the current VCE test for this study.


Tests and test reports relating to the previous study design


Unit 4: Externally Assessed Task (EAT) – Oral presentation and written report

Assessment criteria and performance-level descriptors

Assessment criteria and performance-level descriptors – Oral presentation (February 2021)

Assessment criteria and performance-level descriptors – Written report (February 2021)

Task specifications and advice

Oral presentation specifications (Version 3, February 2021)

Written report specifications (Version 3, February 2021)

Past task reports

Task reports relating to the current study design

The following reports relate to the current  VCE Extended Investigation study design and other curriculum materials.


2021

2021 VCE Extended Investigation oral EAT report
2021 VCE Extended Investigation oral EAT report

2021 VCE Extended Investigation written EAT report
2021 VCE Extended Investigation written EAT report


2020

2020 VCE Extended Investigation oral EAT report
2020 VCE Extended Investigation oral EAT report

2020 VCE Extended Investigation written EAT report
2020 VCE Extended Investigation written EAT report


2019

2019 Oral presentation

2019 Written report

Task reports relating to the previous study design

Students and teachers should note that, with the introduction of a new study design, the following past reports are not necessarily a guide to the current VCE examination for this study.


Task reports relating to the previous study design

YearExternally Assessed Task reports
2018 Oral presentation
Written report
2017 Oral presentation
Written report
2016 Oral presentation
Written report
2015 Oral presentation
Written report
2014 Oral presentation
Written report


For examinations published prior to 2011, see the examination acknowledgements webpage.