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.

14 simple tips for better online teaching

14 simple tips for better online teaching

From The Conversation The past few days have seen increasing numbers of schools and universities across the world announce that they are moving to online-only learning. Designing online courses takes significant time and effort, however, here are 14 quick tips to make...

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Teaching online is different to teaching face to face

VALA highly recommends the following article by Dr Tim Kitchen, Adobe’s Senior Education Specialist for APAC Teaching online is different to teaching face to face. It involves a skill set that develops with experience. It is more like being a live TV or radio...

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Direct support for members

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.

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