The Victorian Curriculum F–10 is the new curriculum for Victorian schools, incorporating the Australian Curriculum and reflecting Victorian standards and priorities. It was introduced from the beginning of the 2017 school year, replacing the Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS). Comprehensive detail of the Victorian Curriculum F-10 can be found on the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) website - CLICK HERE.
Victorian Curriculum Foundation to Year 10 (F-10)
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education includes both the specific knowledge and skills in these four learning areas and the inter-relationship between them. This recognises that there are opportunities for STEM learning to be delivered in an integrated way, supporting deeper engagement in these four learning areas.
STEM is integral to the following learning areas:
Quality STEM teaching and learning will also develop capabilities in problem solving, creativity, critical and creative thinking.
Each area of the Victorian Curriculum F–10 includes content descriptions explaining what is to be taught and achievement standards describing what students are able to understand and do. The achievement standards are provided in 11 levels for Mathematics and 5 bands for Science, Design and Technologies and Digital Technologies.