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Texts and Traditions

Accreditation period 2017-2022

The accreditation period has been extended and expires 31 December 2022.

Study Design

VCE Texts and Traditions Study Design

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Texts and Traditions Units 1-4: 2017-2022.

2021 Prescribed texts
A list of set texts and passages for special study for 2021.

2022 Prescribed texts
A list of set texts and passages for special study for 2022.

VCAA principles and procedures for prescribed VCE lists (June 2020)

School-based assessment

VCE Texts and Traditions School-based Assessment report.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Texts and Traditions examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

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

Glossary of command terms
This glossary provides a list of terms commonly used across the Victorian Curriculum F–10, VCE study designs and VCE examinations and to help students better understand the requirements of command terms in the context of their discipline.

Frequently asked questions
Includes frequently asked questions raised during the VCE Text and Traditions implementation briefings held in 2016.

Resources
A list of suitable resources for VCE Texts and Traditions.

Study summary
A summary of the VCE Text and Traditions Study Design for 2017-2022.

Study design for implementation in 2023

Teachers are advised that the study design listed below is for use from 2023. This is available to teachers in preparation for the implementation of the new study in 2023. Additional resources will be added progressively as they become available.

For accreditation period 2023-2027

In 2022, schools must ensure they use the VCE Texts and Traditions Study Design Units 1-4: 2017-2022.

Curriculum Manager

Leonie Brown
Curriculum Manager - Humanities
tel: + 61 3 9059 5143
email: Leonie.Brown4@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.