VCAL Induction Day2019 VCAL Induction Day and pre-conference Masterclasses

VALA is excited to return to the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne on Fri 22nd February for the 2019 VALA VCAL Induction Conference. This year’s program again offers a wide breadth and depth of presentations aimed at educators and coordinators new to VCAL (but we are always happy to see you for the 2nd, 3rd or even 8th time at this event!).

lego piecesFor those looking for a more in-depth, topical experience, we are offering a range of pre-conference Masterclasses on Wed the 20th and Thu 21st February. These events are likely to book out so secure your place and sessions now!

Register from 2019 VALA VCAL Induction Day

Register for Pre-conference Masterclasses

Generous member discount applies.

November Masterclasses – Registration still open

chess It's not too late to register for the November Masterclasses held at the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne on Fri the 30 November though places are filling up fast! (The New Numeracy unit Masterclass is at capacity and has been closed for registration. We are offering this Masterclass again on Thu 21 February, so don’t miss out this time!)

Register for November Masterclasses

Membership - renew or join for 2019

VALA logoVALA is YOUR VCAL teacher association, be part of it and enjoy your member benefits now! As a member based, not for profit association, we heavily rely on our financial members in order to support and advocate for all providers, educators and students that make up the amazing VCAL landscape. Join or renew your membership for 2019 now and reap the benefits immediately! VALA membership benefits include;

You can join as an individual, as a school or organisation, and memberships start from only $115 per annum.

Individual memberships are tax deductible.

Join or renew

Dates for the Diary

(currently confirmed, but more to come!)


Fri Nov 30, 2018

VALA Masterclasses – open for registration

2019 Term 1

Wed and Thu Feb 20 & 21, 2019

VALA Masterclasses – open for registration

Fri Feb 22, 2019

VALA VCAL Induction day – open for registration

2019 Term 2

Thu & Fri May 2-3

Safari by the River (Echuca) focussing on Foundation VCAL in Special Schools – program out this year.

Thu June 20

Pre-conference Masterclasses (x6)

Fri June 21

VALA Annual conference – 'VCAL Loud and Proud!'

2019 Term 3

Fri Sept 13

VALA Masterclasses (x6)

2019 Term 4

Thu & Fri Oct 30-31

Safari by the Sea (Surf Coast)

Fri Nov 29

VALA Masterclasses (x6)

To help you with your PD planning and budget

Event type



VCAL Induction day

Early bird - $240
Standard - $280

Early bird - $320
Standard - $360

VALA Masterclasses (Melbourne)



VALA Safaris



VALA Annual Conference

Early bird - $270
Standard - $330

Early bird - $370
Standard - $420