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Teaching VCE Units 1&2 Biology 2022 is a Course

Teaching VCE Units 1&2 Biology 2022

Jan 18 - Dec 30, 2022

$300 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Wednesday 19 January 2022, 9.00 am – 1.00 pm

Delivery mode

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event


This learning event is right for you if you are are new to teaching VCE Units 1 & 2 Biology or have had a career break and want a refresh.


During this half-day workshop, you will have time to discuss and work through the VCE Units 1 & 2 Biology course. This workshop will include:

  • exploring the VCE Study Design
  • suggested timelines
  • SAC suggestions
  • tips and tricks for engaging your students
  • preparing your students for success in VCE Biology.

‘This professional learning session makes the job of teaching VCE Biology seem less daunting. Handouts and powerpoint presentations were very useful.’

– Previous participant


This learning events supports creating best practice toward the following VRQA standard(s):

  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes                                                                               

Key takeaways               

  • a framework in which to teach VCE Units 1 & 2 Biology
  • ideas on how to structure your week, term and year
  • comprehensive understanding of the level of detail required by VCE Biology students
  • confidence to begin the year well prepared and with a fresh mindset.


Presenter information

Caroline Cotton             

Caroline Cotton is a passionate educational consultant working with teachers and students of VCE Biology. Having taught VCE Biology for over 10 years in the classroom, she started her own educational consulting company, Cotton Educational Consulting, which delivers professional learning to teachers and revision lectures to students. Caroline also mentors new teachers. She is an author of a current VCE Biology textbook as well as other Australian Biology textbooks. More recently, Caroline has developed the Biobrain learning apps for students to learn and revise VCE Biology, Chemistry and Physics anytime, anywhere.