Biology for VCE
Everything you need for the new Study Design
We’ve got you covered for the new Biology Study Design
VCE Biology is changing with a revised Study Design scheduled for implementation from January 2022.
Biology for VCE is a new series that provides everything you need for assessment success. The series includes Student Books, Student Workbooks and a suite of enhanced digital resources, assessment tools and preparation materials to support both SACs and exams.
You can trust our expert Victorian authors and award-winning publishing team to support you with the tools needed to confidently implement the new Study Design, save time while lesson planning and ensure the best learning outcomes for your students.
Confidently teach the new Study Design
Biology for VCE provides a clear learning pathway for every student, mapped directly to the new VCE Biology Study Design.
Prepare for assessment success
Comprehensive assessment support and skill development helps students to develop the skills needed for SACs and exam success.
Seamlessly deliver course content with enhanced digital resources
Print resources are supported by Oxford’s new obook pro digital format for teachers and students.
Provide practical support for every student
Up-to-date mock practical answers, lab tech notes and risk assessments are provided in the suite of digital resources that accompany all practicals.
What's new for 2022?
Watch this short video to learn how Oxford is supporting Science educators in 2022.
Confidently implement the new
Biology for VCE provides a clear learning pathway for every student, mapped directly to the 2022 VCE Biology Study Design.
The series delivers essential concepts with clear, accessible language and
Groundwork questions test student understanding of assumed knowledge and provide supporting resources. Challenge questions provide opportunities for higher-order thinking and application of knowledge.
Prepare students for SAC and
Biology for VCE focuses on developing students’ key Science skills and
understanding of ethical approaches. The series offers targeted support and
resources for assessment, including exam preparation and practice.
Student Books feature the Biology toolkit, a stand-alone reference that provides an overview of the course, and Exam essential spreads at the end of every chapter.
Student Workbooks provide targeted opportunities to develop key skills
necessary for success in SACs and exam.
Make Biology accessible with cutting-edge practical support
All experiments are supported by targeted instructional videos filmed in
collaboration with leading educators at Casey Tech School. These videos can be used by schools requiring additional resources to perform experiments mandated by the Study Design.
Videos are available to help support students who miss experiment days and provide professional development for teachers. The practicals are tailered to support all students, those with and without access to lab technology.
Up-to-date mock practical answers, lab tech notes and risk assessments are provided in the suite of digital resources that accompany all practicals in
Biology for VCE.
Experience the enhanced digital platform
Biology for VCE print resources are supported by Oxford’s new obook pro format for teachers and students.
An innovative upgrade to existing obook capabilities, obook pro features market-leading interactive resources and enhanced assessment, tracking
engagement and reporting functionality, all hosted on Oxford Digital.
Focus on teaching - administration is taken care of!
Assess, track and report student progress with assessment functionality.
- filter online test and quiz results by class or group
- add results from self-administered tests.
Combine fun and functionality with interactive skills activities and videos
obook pro features interactive content, real-time Quizlet quizzes and new video content to support learning and practical investigations.