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VCE research skills workshop

2 hours, 1 hour
$180 for 2 hours (onsite), $130 for 1 hour (online)
25 students (onsite), 90 students (online)

This intensive workshop introduces students to practical research tools and strategies to help them succeed in senior secondary school and beyond.

Many of the helpful resources explored in this workshop can't be simply found by a search engine, but they're freely accessible from school or home.

Students will:

  • be introduced to the Library's subject-specific research guides on a range of subjects relevant to VCE
  • refine complex search queries to find relevant information
  • learn to navigate the Library's extensive range of free databases 
  • understand the importance of being a critical and creative thinker in today’s world.

Book an online workshop.

Book an onsite workshop.

As part of your program, when you book an onsite visit you can choose one of the following self-guided experiences:

Welcome to the Library trail

Explore Australia’s oldest and busiest public library. Students will navigate our vast spaces and discover how libraries contribute to our community and how State Library Victoria collects and cares for all our stories.

Library services and collections trail

Explore Victoria’s oldest and busiest public library. Students will navigate our vast spaces and find out about our services and how they can use the Library as a hub for research and learning.

All of our education programs complement the Victorian Curriculum and include hardcopy or online resources to support and extend student learning.

Please email education@slv.vic.gov.au to find out more about this program.

To find out more about visiting the Library, bus parking and COVID-19 guidelines, see Plan a school visit.