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The Humanities

About the Humanities Domain The Humanities Support Materials

Domain Structure
The structure of the Humanities domain which includes information on the Learning focus, standards and dimensions.

Definitions of key terms used in the Humanities  domain.

Useful links to other websites relating to the Humanities domain.

All VELS publications relating to the Humanities domain are available for downloading in this section.

Standards and Learning Focus Statements
Standards define the essential knowledge, skills and behaviours that students should know and are able to do at different levels of schooling.

Assessment Maps
Student work samples with annotations showing how the work addresses selected standards.

Cross-curricular perspectives
Information about the VELS can be used to cover a range of issues and themes.

Progression Point Examples
Examples of how student progress can be shown between VELS levels.

Sample Units
Examples of multi-domain teaching, learning and assessment units based on the VELS domains.


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