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Home Schooling Resources

The Guide to Home Schooling in Victoria (doc - 406kb) outlines the services and support available to families who home school to help them educate their children at home.

Key learning areas for Prep to Year 10

As a home schooling parent, it is your responsibility to ensure that your child receives a substantial education in the 8 key learning areas:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Sciences (including physics, chemistry and biology)
  • Humanities and social sciences (including history, geography, economics, business, civics and citizenship)
  • The arts
  • Languages
  • Health and physical education
  • Information and communication technology and design and technology.

For more information on each of the Prep to Year 10 key learning areas, see: Victorian Essential Learning Standards.

For teaching and learning resources for Prep to Year 10, see: Prep to Year 10 Resources.

Years 11 and 12

The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) and Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) cannot be delivered via home schooling.

A list of senior secondary education providers is available on the State Register

Tick the advanced search criteria box and for qualification type select ‘senior secondary’.

For more information about senior secondary curriculum and assessment programs, see: Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority website.  

More information

Children who are home schooled may enrol with the Victorian School of Languages for instruction in languages other than English.

The Distance Education Centre Victoria (DECV) has printed material available for purchase by registered home schoolers. For more information, call (03) 8480 0000 or, see: Distance Education Centre Victoria website.