The students, schools and their community partners are living examples of excellence in applied learning. They demonstrate that we can and must find diverse ways of challenging, extending and promoting learning for the full range of young people.
Closes 5pm, Friday 20 November 2020.
2020-21 VALA Committee
Congratulations and welcome (or welcome back) to the new VALA Committee for 2020-2021 elected at the AGM held on Thursday, October 9, 2020.
VALA Remote Learning Listings
Resource, tips and ideas to support you delivering and assessing the VCAL from a distance
Open letter – COVID impact on VCAL and VET units
In response to issues raised by our members and other stakeholders, VALA has conducted a survey amongst VCAL practitioners in order to gain insight into the impact of the pandemic on VCAL certification.
One outcome was this ‘Open letter from VALA re VCAL Certification in the pandemic’ which has been forwarded to people in key positions within Government, DET, VCAA as well as other stakeholders.
The survey received a staggering 679 responses in 105 hours.
VALA Masterclasses by Zoom webinars
Video (where available), chat text and PowerPoints have been added to the Member Resources (password required) for the following webinars
Structured Workplace Learning – strategies to overcome restrictions
Narelle Bean – Werribee Secondary College
Wednesday August 26, 2020
How do you deliver a ‘hands on’ program in a world that says, ‘hands off’?
Cherie Osta & Geoff Bird – Lorne P-12 College
Session 1 Friday August 28 & Session 2 Friday September 4, 2020
‘VCAL Heroes – Developing 21st Century skills’
We are inviting educators, coordinators and principals to share their VCAL success stories on a date to be confirmed as soon as the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided.