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Victorian School of Languages

Graduation photo
Photography by Tilly

Victorian School of Languages is a government school that is offering Languages Other Than English on Saturday mornings.

Around 560 students learn Croatian at the Victorian School of Languages.
Between 120 - 140 students each year attend year twelve classes as they have chosen Croatian Language as one of their Victorian Certificate of Education subjects.
Students conclude their studying of Croatian language with a Graduation ceremony which is held every year in one of the centers where students are awarded for their achievements.

At the Victorian School of Languages - Croatian Language has been studied through the following topics¦

YEARS : 1 - 6
  • Me
  • My Family
  • Our Families
  • My Home
  • Family Celebrations
  • Animals
  • Body
  • Seasons
  • School
  • Transport
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Telling the Time
  • Occupations

 

YEARS : 7 - 10
  • Personal Characteristics
  • Friends
  • Australia
  • Croatia / Croatian Cities
  • Personal Health / Fitness
  • Ceremonies / Celebrations
  • Myths
  • National Parks
  • Communications
  • Croatian History
  • Shopping
  • Weddings
  • Personal Future
  • Cities on the Adriatic Coast
  • Migration
  • Peer Group Pressure
  • Pollution
  • Restaurants
  • Planning a Trip / Holiday
  • Famous Croats

 

YEARS : 11
  • Zagreb
  • Croatia and the Land
  • National Anthem
  • The Adriatic Sea
  • Village Life in Croatia
  • Family Life in the Middle Ages
  • Family Life in the 20th Century
  • Croatian Family in Australia
  • Family in Conflict
  • Beginnings of Immigration from Croatia
  • Croatians in Australia
  • Immigrant Problems
  • Travel through Croatia
  • Media - Croatian Media in Australia
  • Sport

 

YEARS : 12
  • Love
  • Extended Family Past & Present
  • Science / Technology
  • Space & Universe
  • Croatian Heritage through the Arts
  • Place of Women in Croatian Literature
  • Croatian National Rulers
  • Freedom
  • Famous Croatian People
  • Sinjska Alka
  • Youth and their Problems
  • Film
  • Maskare
  • Croatian Folklore

 

Croatian has been taught in this school at six centers. Each center has classes from year 7 to year 12. Some centers offer primary classes too.

Centers that offer Croatian are:

Altona North VSL Center
Altona North Campas
1 McArthurs Road
Altona North 3025

Tel: (03) 9689 1166
Fax: (03) 9689 9755

 

 

This center offers primary classes from Grade 1 to Grade 6
 

Dandenong VSL Center
Dandenong High School
Princess Highway
Dandenong 3175

Tel: (03) 9791 9289
Fax: (03) 9793 3197

North Geelong VSL Center
North Geelong Secondary School
Separation St.
North Geelong 3215

Tel: (03) 52779833
Fax (03) 52 786188

 

University High School VSL Center
University High School
Story Street
Parkville 3052

Tel: (03) 9348 1720
Fax: (03) 9347 9610

Keilor Downs VSL Center
Keilor Downs Secondary College
Odessa Avenue
Keilor Downs 3038

Tel: (03) 9364 3201
Fax: (03) 9364 4069