Nailing it! Assessing VCE French Units 1 & 3

Posted 31 Mar '22

Nailing it! Assessing VCE French Units 1 & 3

This full day PL workshop will equip participants with the skills to effectively assess the VCE French Units 1 and 3. You will gain a better understanding of the course assessment requirements and will learn strategies that enable you to create appropriate assessment tasks. You will also have time to work collaboratively with other participants and presenters to design assessment tasks.

This program is right for you if you are a teacher new to the VCE French course or if you would like to learn and share strategies to design appropriate assessment tasks for Units 1 and 3.

Learning intentions

  • To understand how to assess Units 1 and 3
  • To understand the nature of the Outcomes
  • To understand how to design appropriate assessment tasks for each Outcome
  • To understand the skills students must demonstrate in the Outcomes
  • To understand how to mark each Outcome
  • To design appropriate assessment tasks for each Outcome
  • To create appropriate rubrics to assess Unit 1 assessment tasks
  • To understand and use the performance descriptors to assess Unit 3 assessment tasks

Date Friday 17 February 2023

Venue Catholic Leadership Centre, 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002 

Time 9.00am - 3.30pm

Presenters Nathalie Marchand and Lucie Dickens

Bookings close Friday 10 February (or earlier if booked out)

Cost

AFTV Members government schools | $75

AFTV Members independent/catholic schools | $100 

Non AFTV Members | $125


Workshop Program

During the workshops you will have a chance to design your own outcomes so please come with laptops and your curriculum / themes and subtopics. 

9.00am Registration

9.30am Unit 1 Outcome 1, 2 and 3

  • Nature of the task – Purpose, format, structure, requirements
  • Key knowledge and key skills
  • How to design a rubric
  • Tips / advice 
  • Q&A


10.45am - 11.00am Morning tea break

Workshop 

12.15pm - 1.00pm Lunch

1.00pm Unit 3 Outcomes 1, 2 and 3

  • Nature of the task – Purpose, format, structure, requirements
  • Key knowledge and key skills
  • Tips and advice
  • Understanding and using the performance descriptors
  • Q&A

2.15pm - 2.30pm Afternoon tea break

Workshop 

3.30pm PL concludes


Presenter bios

Lucie Dickens has over 20 years teaching French to Junior and Secondary students. Since 2012, Lucie has been teaching French at Kilvington Grammar School. In her roles as Academic Dean of Languages and Director of the Global Connections Program, her passion is to support and promote the teaching of languages. This is also reflected in her involvement with the AFTV and her role as vice-president. Lucie has many years of experience as a VCAA assessor for the written and oral examinations.

Nathalie Marchand is a passionate, multilingual and accomplished Language educator and certified Professional translator. Nathalie has been involved in language education at primary and secondary levels for over 22 years. With various Language and educational degrees, she has extensive experience teaching GCSE and A level French in the UK, and the MYP, PYP, IB and VCE French courses in two independent Victorian schools since 2007. Through her roles as head of department, Subject Matter Expert (Language) at Pearson Australia and examiner for both the VCE and the IB, she has acquired an extensive knowledge and experience in developing and delivering engaging teaching strategies and curricula. Her passion for French has also led Nathalie to become an author on teaching and learning material for the Quoi de Neuf? Series (Pearson) and deliver Professional Learning Webinar and workshops for ISV and the AFTV.

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THIS ACTIVITY IS PRESENTED AND SUBSIDISED BY THE AFTV  (THROUGH DET FUNDING)

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