Welcome to the VALA Remote Learning Listings
This resource, tips and ideas page aims to support you and your team whilst delivering and assessing the VCAL from a distance.
It is based on contributions we receive from our network of passionate VCAL educators as together we extend the caring and sharing nature of our VCAL community. We will also add tips, hints and interesting links as we come across them. This is a page that will have regular updates (contributions will be in chronological order) so do check in regularly.
Please note, listings on this page are not an endorsement by VALA of the resource, either for QA purposes or VCAL outcome mapping. VCAL providers and educators are responsible to ensure compliance with the regulations and reporting requirements they are governed by.
Mark Collard (playmeo.com) gave a presentation to deepen your understanding of the value of ‘connection before content’ and let you experience a series of interactive exercises that are ideal for building engagement, connections and team skills for students involved in online settings.
As published at https://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/news-and-events/latest-news/Novel%20coronavirus%20update/Pages/SchoolsandEducators.aspx accessed on May 5, 2020 Focus of VCAL in Term 2 In Term 2 you should focus on ensuring that students remain connected to their learning,...
RSA for Schools is now an approved provider of the RSA certificate via interactive virtual classrooms
A great PDS project that will also let you get to know your students better.
Do you want to give your students a real life learning opportunity?
This free program can be integrated into the VCAL Personal Development Skills & Literacy Skills
Contributed by Bryce Flannery Leaving a legacy – Reading and Writing project
Chasing Coral’s Unstoppable Schools Project, a project-based learning curriculum designed for middle and high school students, challenges students to work in the style of the Chasing Coral production team: diving into complex, autonomous research according to their own curiosities and embarking on a creative expression of their discoveries.
From The Drum, ABC news This one will resonate with many of you - Start watching from 29:20 Interview with John Ryan – Former Head of English Southern Cross Distance Education
New playmeo resources with ‘virtual adapatation’ to support your efforts to engage and connect the people you work with and meet online. ‘
Join playmeo’s next FREE webinar to experience a series of interactive exercises that are ideal for building engagement, connections and team skills for all online settings. Register now Thu 16th April 12:00 (Australia, AEST) Limited to 100 spaces! Learn (and...
Started an integrated project and not sure how to tweak it to remote learning?
Current financial VALA members can now submit their integrated project for advice and tips* from our experts (with a big shout out to Cherie Osta, Jane Davey and Narelle Bean for stepping up to share their experience and wisdom so we can boost capacity and facilitate this!).
* please note: this is for integrated projects, we will offer advice only, we will not write your project or do any outcome mapping.
Got your VASS eligibility reports and not sure how to read them and identify priorities?
Current financial VALA members can now submit them to us to seek clarification and guidance.