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CD Resource - Industry Speakers

VCV are pleased to provide you with a film of the 3 Design Fields : Industry Speaker seminar, that was held at the Hawthorn Town Hall in March 2014. The film includes the presentations from James Noble, Leyla Acaroglu and Jack Barlow. Each presenter speaks about their design process, and the key criteria in Unit 3, Outcome 2 - Design Industry Practice.

Please download an order form here. The CD's will be available to post at the commencement of term 2.

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Unit 2 & 4 Seminar Friday 16th May 2014

VCV is pleased to be able to provide you with a seminar that will cover key planning and preparation tips for teaching the current VCD study Unit 2 & 4.
The seminar will be held at the Prahran campus of Swinburne University and there will be 2 different speakers including James Taylor from Box Hill Institute and Jenny Chivers from Wangaratta High School.

Read more: 2014 Unit 2 & 4 seminar

CD cover-Typogrpahy 2014A Term of Typography - Understanding and Applying Typography

VCV have prepared a new CD resource to assist with teaching Year 9-11 VCD students in the area of Typography. The CD includes 17 pages - inspirational websites, blogs and magazine links, anatomy of type information and tests, lessons on how to be creative with type, how to create a unique alphabet and how to distort and manipulate type using Adobe Illustrator.

View sample pages here

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VCV sample exam response download
VCV has prepared a response to the 2013 VCAA sample exam for VCD.
This resource is available for VCV members and can be downloaded from the Members section of the VCV website.

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A Christmas gift from VCV

On behalf of VCV, I would like to thank all of the members who have supported this great organisation throughout 2013. We hope you have been inspired by the Annual Conference and other professional learning events, student seminars, current resources and monthly newsletters. This Anatomy of Type poster will be sent to all current members in the December newsletter, to download as A4 for students and A3 or A2 for the design classroom wall.

Wishing everyone a safe and happy Christmas, and don't forget to relax while on holidays, pick up a pencil and draw, and get ready for another exciting year of design.

Remember to enter the Typography as Signage competition to be in the running to win Typography Sketchbooks (reviewed on the VCV website). Details will be published in the December newsletter for current members.


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Member offers

Please renew your membership between January 1st and March 31st 2014 to receive discounts to current VCV resources, events and professional development seminars. Receive a monthly members newsletter, filled with links to current design exhibitions, resources and VCAA updates.You will receive a username and password to enter the VCV members area, where you will have access to current Units of work that relate to the teaching of Visual Communication Design.
Download a Membership renewal form here
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VCV Trial Exam

The 2014 VCV Trial Exam will be available to order at the Annual Conference.

Become a member

Don't forget to renew your 2014 membership between Jan 1st and March 31st 

Visual Communication Victoria memberships provide access to numerous resources including lesson and unit planning, professional support, the opportunity to meet and hear from professional designers and network with teachers of Visual Communication and Design. The association offers memberships to teachers, students, other professional associations, advertisers and industry professionals.

Find out more here.

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VCV Events

Mon May 05, 2014 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
Fri May 16, 2014 @ 9:30AM - 03:30PM
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Viscomm: A guide to Visual Communication Design VCE Units 1-4 (Cambridge University Press) was awarded best Secondary Student Resource, Senior at the 2013 Australian Publishers Association (APA) Australian Educational Publishing Award.


VCV would like to acknowledge the financial support of D.E.E.C.D. Strategic Partnerships Program.
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

VCV also acknowledges the support of Swinburne University.