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Chinese Language, Culture and Society

Adjusted study for 2020 only

Teachers should note that they must refer to the Summary of Adjustments to the study design. Deletions are in red coloured text and strike through while changes are in blue coloured text and highlighted.

Summary of Adjustments to the Study Design for 2020 only
Summary of Adjustments to VCE Chinese Language, Culture and Society Study Design (docx - 230.29kb)

Details on the adjustments to the areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Chinese Language, Culture and Society Units 1-4 for 2020 only.

VCE Chinese Language, Culture and Society Study Design (pdf - 922.53kb) 

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Chinese Language, Culture and Society Units 1-2: 2017-2022 and Units 3-4: 2018-2022.

Teachers must refer to the Summary of Adjustments to the Study Design for 2020 when using this Study Design in 2020.

Frequently asked questions for 2020 Adjusted Study Design
Frequently asked questions raised during the VCE adjusted study design webinar for VCE Chinese Language, Culture and Society.

2020 and 2021 VCE Chinese, Language, Culture and Society Prescribed texts
The approved Chinese Language, Culture and Society Prescribed texts for study in 2020 and 2021.

School-based assessment

View VCE Chinese Language, Culture and Society School-based Assessment report.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Chinese Language, Culture and Society examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

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

Eligibility criteria

Students are not eligible for this study if they have had either:​

six months or more education in a school where Chinese is the medium of instruction, or
two years (24 months) or more residence in any of the VCAA nominated countries or regions.​

The nominated countries and regions are China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Students cannot receive credit for both this study and any other VCE Chinese study.

See the Enrolment application form.​​​

Study review

Study Review Plan

The Study Review Plan provides key information on the review of VCE Chinese Language, Culture and Society which will be conducted in 2020.

Consultation register

Consultation on the proposed VCE Chinese Language, Culture and Society Study Design will be conducted in 2020. The draft study design and consultation questionnaire will be available for consideration on this page during 2020. To register your interest for the public consultation, please complete the registration form.

Curriculum Manager

Maree Dellora
Curriculum Manager - Languages
tel: + 61 3 9032 1692
email: Dellora.Maree.R@edumail.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.