Supporting teachers and schools in the delivery of
authentic Italian language and cultural experiences for their students

museo program
Museo Italiano schools program
Museo Italiano is a great place for a school excursion – a must for Italian language classes and also of interest to senior Humanities or English students. Visits can be self-guided or staff-led
resource centre
CO.AS.IT. Resource Centre
The Resource Centre's collection consists of up-to-date resources ranging from fiction and non-fiction books to videos, CDs, language kits, posters, dual language readers, flags, games, realia, posters, plus resources specific for VCE Italian.
Subscribers to the CO.AS.IT. Resource Centre receive three issues of the educational magazine Orizzonti per calendar year. Available in Terms 2, 3 and 4, this publication has been developed by teachers and provides teaching and learning strategies from Prep to Year 12. Past editions are available for purchase.
assistant program
Italian Language Assistants Program for Schools
Program places young university graduates from Italy to work as language assistants in Victorian schools. They support qualified language teachers to provide authentic language and cultural experiences for students.
Teacher professional learning
From time to time, CO.AS.IT. offers professional development activities for teachers of Italian and special events for school students.
VCE Resource Index
This research tool is an index of resources from selected materials organized under the prescribed topics from the current VCE Italian Study Design. The aim of this index is to support VCE teachers in the search for suitable material in preparation of units of work and other activities. The detailed compilation allows the teacher to ascertain what relevant material is available at Co.As.It Resource Centre Library by using a simple keyword search.