Resources for learning plans
Official curriculum resources for all learning areas:
Other resources for all learning areas:
- Learning potential
Support for your child’s learning with resources by year level and learning area toolkits from the Australian government.
- ABC education
Videos and interactive activities for learning areas across all levels from the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC).
- Australian Children’s Television Foundation
Learning resources that connect the Australian Curriculum with Australian children’s television.
- Literacy and Numeracy Tips to Help Your Child Every Day
A Department of Education handbook for parents with tips and activities to help improve their child's literacy and numeracy skills. The handbook contains fun, practical, and inexpensive activities that can be easily done at home.
- Cool.org Australia
Activities, lessons and videos for all learning areas and year levels.
Please contact the Home Education team if you would like to access this database of freely available resources in a variety of learning areas.
Resources by learning area
Support services for home education
Support for children with disabilities and additional learning needs
- Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Information about a broad range of supports and community services. There is specific information and advice for parents and families.
- Department of Education
Information for families with children who have a disability or additional learning needs.
- National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Search for NDIS offices and contacts in your local area.
- Victorian Disability Worker Commission
Regulates registration and standards for disability workers and investigates complaints.
- Understanding autism
Department of Education resources and support services for autistic children and their families.
Free support for parents and carers of children with a disability.
- Victorian Deaf Education Institute
Learning resources for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Deaf Children Australia
Support material for to benefit deaf and hard of hearing children and their families, as well as Auslan students.
The VRQA does not provide financial support to home schooling families.
- Payment and Service Finder
An online tool to see what Centrelink payments and services you may be eligible for.
- Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme
Financial support for parents of children who cannot attend school due to geographic isolation, disability or special needs.
- Home Education Network
A not-for-profit organisation providing information and support for home educators.
- The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
Departments and services directory.
- Victorian Association for Gifted and Talented Children
A parent and educator-led not-for-profit organisation that advocates for identifying and supporting gifted and talented children.
After completing home education
Resources for your child when they reach the end of their compulsory education phase.
- Connect learning to career action planning
Information from the Victorian Government to help students explore and link learning to their aspirations and interests.
- The Good Careers Guide
Explore hundreds of job descriptions and learn about the skills and qualifications required to pursue them.
- Your Career
Search industries and occupations to find a career.
- The Good Universities Guide
Find and compare courses at Australia’s universities, TAFEs and training colleges.
- TAFE and training
Find a training course or provider and learn about training fees and financial help.
Search for nationally recognised training and registered training organisations (RTOs)
- Victorian Skills Gateway
Find information about apprenticeships, training, courses and financial support.
- Government-subsidised training
Check eligibility for Skills First funding.
- Australian Apprenticeships
Apprenticeship advice and support, search for providers, and information about financial support.
- Job Jumpstart
The Australian Government’s tips and ideas about jobs and careers for young people.
Department of Education Home Education guide
The Department of Education's guide has detailed information on home education requirements, registration and available resources for parents.