Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Knowledge and skills are developed about lesson planning, units of work, literacy and numeracy across the curriculum, and assessment and reporting. The emphasis is on curriculum development in an Australian context, drawing upon the example of the Victorian Essential Learning Standards, Victorian Certificate of Education, Principles of Learning and Teaching. An overview of alternative education pathways will be provided, including VCAL & VET. Strategic advice relating to teaching this discipline is based on learning theories, including safety and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies, audio-visual materials, and resources.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCathleen Farrelly

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4HLA, EDU4HLB

Special conditions Sub-major study covering the areas of Health, Human Development, Family and Nutrition

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBook of ReadingsPrescribedN/AUNIVERSITY PRINTERY
ReadingsRelevant Australian and Victorian curriculum policy discipline guidelinesRecommendedVCAA & ACARAVCAA & ACARA

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, All Year, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCathleen Farrelly

Class requirements

One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
Philosophy of health teaching (min 2000 words)35
VCE unit of work (min equiv of 2000 words)35
VELS unit of work (min equiv of 1500 words)30