VCAA – Professional learning opportunities and resources

Critical and Creative Thinking – a unique opportunity

Date: Wednesday 1 November
Venue: The Windsor Hotel, Spring Street, Melbourne
Register online for morning session: (8.30am registration) 9.00am–12.00pm
Register online for afternoon session: (12.30pm registration) 1.00–4.00pm

Before registering, you are encouraged to read the Collection Notice.


Are you interested in being challenged by an international expert and specialist classroom teachers in an interactive Critical and Creative Thinking workshop?

The VCAA brings together Professor Bill Lucas from the University of Winchester and the Critical and Creative Thinking Specialist Teachers to offer a challenging interactive workshop. In this unique three-hour session you will traverse the research evidence, the Victorian Curriculum F–10: Critical and Creative Thinking and classroom practices. This workshop is free to attend, and available to all sectors.

The workshop will be offered twice on Wednesday 1 November, so pick the time that suits you best and register online. This workshop is for teachers only, and is suitable for primary and secondary teachers.

Now online – professional learning sessions

Term 4 sessions now available

A new series of professional learning sessions are now available. Starting 24 October, they will cover a wide range of topics for primary and secondary teachers, including curriculum planning and indicative progress.

Language teachers will be interested in the sessions on Wednesday 25 October and Thursday 26 October on assessment practices and new resources for Victorian Curriculum Languages.

You can find the complete series of sessions on the VCAA’s professional learning page.

Before registering, you are encouraged to read the Collection Notice.

Accessing curriculum resources

The VCAA is progressively releasing a range of new resources to support teachers with implementing the Victorian Curriculum.

These resources include curriculum planning templates, example units of work, a sample program, assessment strategies and new indicative progress examples.

New resources in Digital Technologies, Civics and CitizenshipRespectful RelationshipsMathematics, and Languages are now available.

Before registering, you are encouraged to read the Collection Notice.

Specialist Teachers to facilitate an extensive range of workshops in Term 4

The VCAA is offering an extensive program of professional learning workshops for teachers using the Victorian Curriculum F–10 to develop teaching and learning programs. These sessions are facilitated by VCAA Specialist Teachers who focus on the Victorian Curriculum F–10, providing teachers with peer-to-peer learning experiences.

Sessions can be accessed by teachers as:

  • online professional learning workshops
  • face-to-face professional learning workshops (half and full days)
  • face-to-face or online learning organised in response to support from networks and clusters of schools.

For more information, including session dates and times, details of how to register, and how networks and clusters of schools can request support, please visit the Statewide Professional Learning Sessions webpage.

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