The Victorian Curriculum F–10 sets out what every student should learn during their first eleven years of schooling. The curriculum is the common set of knowledge and skills required by students for life-long learning, social development and active and informed citizenship.
The typing related content descriptors and elaborations of the Victorian (Vic) Curriculum focus mostly on keyboard awareness. Underlying them is the assumption that students can type effectively. The assumption is that these outcomes are achieved through the teaching of touch typing.
Construct texts using software including word processing programs
VCELY163 | Curriculum content | English | Foundation Level | Writing | Literacy
Recognise and attend to images in texts and on the screen
VCELA037 | Curriculum content | English | Level B | Reading and Viewing | Language
Initiate some basic functions on common digital systems (hardware and software components) to meet a purpose
VCDTDS007 | Technologies | Digital Technologies | Level C | Digital Systems
Understand concepts about print and screen, including how books, film and simple digital texts work, and know some features of print, including directionality
VCELA142 | Curriculum content | English | Foundation Level | Reading and Viewing | Language
Explore a range of digital systems with peripheral devices for different purposes, and transmit different types of data
VCDTDS019 | Technologies | Digital Technologies | Levels 3 and 4 | Digital Systems
Identify and explore digital systems (hardware and software components) for a purpose
VCDTDS013 | Technologies | Digital Technologies | Foundation to Level 2 | Digital Systems