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Agricultural and Horticultural Studies

Accreditation period 2020–2025

The accreditation period for Agricultural and Horticultural Studies has been extended and expires 31 December 2025.

Study Design

VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Studies Study Design

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Agricultural and Horticultural Studies Units 1-4: 2020-2025.

School-based assessment

VCE Agricultural and Horticultural School-based Assessment report

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Studies examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions raised during implementation briefings conducted throughout 2019.

A series of videos have been developed to support teachers deliver VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Studies. These videos include an overview of each Unit 1-4, Innovation and technology; Practical teaching activities using scientific methodology and Indigenous agriculture and horticulture.

Care and use of animals in Victorian schools (www.education.vic.gov.au)
This site assists schools fulfill the requirements of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and the Australian Code of Practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.

Primary Industries Education Foundation (www.piefa.edu.au)
Professional development resource.

Victorian Association of Agricultural and Horticultural Educators(www.facebook.com/groups/VAAHE/)
Professional development resource.

Sustainability in Teaching and Learning Table

Curriculum Manager

Leanne Compton
Curriculum Manager - Design and Technologies
tel: + 61 3 9059 5145
email: Leanne.Compton@education.vic.gov.au

Curriculum Managers lead, manage and support the production, review and development of senior secondary curriculum and assessment materials. They also provide policy advice and implementation support for Foundation to Year 12 curriculum and assessment.