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General education in Victoria

General education in Victoria

Almost all schools use Years 7 to 10 to give their students a solid grounding in the most important areas of learning and a chance to find out what they like and are good at before they specialise.
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University entrance

University entrance

You should start discussing tertiary options with your child when they are in Year 9 or 10, before they have to select subjects for their HSC, QCE or VCE.

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What policies can I expect my school to have?

What policies can I expect my school to have?

Most schools have welfare policies that deal with the general wellbeing of individual students and groups of students.
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NAPLAN

NAPLAN

National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy
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Victorian curriculum in Years 7 to 12

Victorian curriculum in Years 7 to 12

The development of a national curriculum continues and further information can be found on the VCAA and ACARA websites.
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Alternatives to university

Alternatives to university

Not all school leavers go on to university-level courses. Entry to apprenticeships, or certificate-level courses in a multitude of fields, from apparel manufacture to secretarial studies, does not require an ATAR.
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Pathways to further study

Pathways to further study

If your child really wants to pursue a course at TAFE or university but they are worried about missing out, there are other pathways which will boost their chances of getting in.
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Victorian schools go green

Victorian schools go green

As Australia and the world begins to implement a range of green measures to protect the environment and promote sustainable living, Victorian schools are doing the same.
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Getting the best out of your school

Getting the best out of your school

If you have an idea about how to improve things, a desire to take an active role in the school generally, or just want to stay informed, here are some questions and ideas to get you started.
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Other scholarships

Other scholarships

There are also scholarships provided from time to time by various outside organisations, which are open to students from both government and non-government schools.
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