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Supervising VCE external assessments

All newly appointed chief supervisors and newly appointed school personnel must attend training before starting their role.

In 2021, training sessions will be held online during May using Webex Events. Please read the collection notice before registering.

Registrations for the following sessions close on Thursday 29 April:

About the training

The VCAA strongly encourages schools to invite their new chief supervisors and any assistant supervisors to attend the school to complete the training. Attendance at the school will reduce technical issues as well as enable further discussions at the school level.

Morning sessions will commence at 9.30am and finish prior to 1.00pm and afternoon sessions will commence at 1.30pm and finish prior to 5.00pm. New chief supervisors and assistant supervisors will be paid to attend training.

The 2021 Examination Manual will not be available to participants for the training sessions. However, to assist new chief supervisors, examination centre coordinators should make the 2020 Examination Manual available to any confirmed new chief supervisor prior to their attendance at the training.

If there is more than one supervisor at the one location, an email confirmation of attendance must be sent to Susan Meadows to ensure that each supervisor is paid for their attendance.

The payment for attendance at the training will be included in the amount sent to schools for supervision of the GAT.

School personnel experienced in the conduct and administration of VCE external assessment are encouraged to also attend a training session to support their new chief supervisor and any assistant supervisors attending the training session.

Enquiries should be emailed to Susan Meadows.


  • In order to streamline the registration process, please register using your 'education' or 'edumail' email address if you have one. Registrations for personal email addresses such as Gmail or Hotmail will be approved once your registration details are verified.
  • When your registration is approved, you will be emailed a link to join the training.
  • Prior to the training day, please ensure that your system is set up for the webinar. To ensure your computer can run the Webex Events software, go to We do not recommend joining from a mobile device as you will not be able to access all the features of the training.

On the training day

Please ensure that for the morning sessions, you have entered the event by 9.15am so that we can begin on time at 9.30am. If you have registered for one of the 1.30pm sessions, please ensure that you have entered the event by 1.15pm so we can begin on time at 1.30pm.

Technical difficulties

If you are having technical difficulties, you should contact your school.