Enrolment at the Distance Education Centre Victoria
The Distance Education Centre Victoria (DECV) is the state’s leading virtual school. We provide flexible learning opportunities to a diverse and unique cohort of Victorian Foundation-Year 12 (F-12) students. We foster a safe, engaging and inclusive learning environment by coupling state-of-the-art technology with innovative and adaptive teaching practices. Our teachers are trained and experienced in best-practice online learning techniques, providing students with regular interaction and individualised support. We are focused on challenging students to pursue excellence and achieve their individual learning goals.
2019 Enrolment Dates
The DECV operates on the same term dates as all other Victorian Government Schools. The school term dates for 2019 are:
Term 1: 30 January to 5 April
Term 2: 23 April to 28 June*
Term 3: 15 July to 20 September
Term 4: 7 October to 20 December
The school year is broken into two semesters. For F-10 students, Semester One covers the first and second terms; and Semester Two covers third and fourth terms.
*For 11-12 students, Semester One commences on 30 January and Semester Two commences on Monday 17 June, two weeks before the end of Term Two.
For students enrolling in Years F-10, enrolments are open from 15 October 2018 until 26 July 2019. Students intending to start the school year at the DECV are encouraged to submit their enrolment application as early as possible to enable them to commence at the start of term one.
For Year 11 and 12 students, enrolment applications are open for the following periods:
Enrolments open: Monday 15 October 2018
Semester starts: Wednesday 30 January 2019
Late enrolments will not be accepted after: Friday 8 February 2019.
Year 11 subject enrolments only
Enrolments open: Monday 29 April 2019
Semester starts: Monday 17 June 2019
Late enrolments will not be accepted after: Friday 21 June 2019.
Transfers from other schools may be accepted for year 11 and 12 students outside these dates in some circumstances, where there is capacity. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to contact the DECV enrolments team for more information.
Who to contact?
If you have questions or concerns about the enrolment process, please contact the DECV Enrolments Office. For subject selection advice, contact the relevant Year Level Coordinator. They are available between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday during the school terms. This is a confidential service available to all prospective students and parents:
Phone: (03) 8480 0000
Free call: 1800 133 511
Fax Number (03) 9416 8487