A ʵ education provides an exciting range of co-curricular activities for International Students, focusing upon the development of the whole person, through their educational journey. 

The Learning Framework at ʵ 

Students at ʵ are engaged in blended learning, involving extensive use of online learning applications, well balanced with more traditional teacher instruction, across all subject disciplines. With modern classrooms and excellent specialist learning facilities, the ʵ campus is structured to provide every opportunity for students to achieve to their potential, as diligent, independent learners. 

Students undertake the following elements of study at Billanook. 

  • MASTERY – Students develop key knowledge and skills within subject fields.
  • DISCOVERY – Students develop independent learning skills. 
  • JOURNEY – Students develop broader life skills and greater awareness of themselves as responsible global citizens. 

“Billanook is my warmest home in Australia”

Michael (Year 11, 2021) 

The College’s progressive curriculum is supported by small class sizes, allowing for intensive academic guidance of our Students by subject teachers. 

ʵ offers the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) as the high school graduation qualification. The advantages of the VCE include: 

  • In excess of 40 VCE Subject choices in Years 11 and 12 
  • VCE is an internationally recognized High School Qualification 
  • VCE offers opportunities for access to Accelerated Studies, ahead of Year level 

ʵ is extremely proud of the excellent academic results attained by our VCE graduates with in excess of 90% of graduates each year acquiring their first University preference.  

ʵ has a firm belief that all students, regardless of academic capacity deserve excellent educational opportunities. Students are selected based on evidence of their willingness to attain their personal best.

A ʵ education provides an exciting range of academic challenges, balanced by a large range of co-curricular activities for International Students. We believe that for a student to succeed they must be offered a wide variety of experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom- experiences that challenge them to be the best they can be.  

Co-curricular Programs available at ʵ include: 

  • Sport – Competitive and Recreational 
  • Performing Arts – Music, Drama and Theatre 
  • Outdoor Adventure 
  • Community Service and Student Leadership 
  • Clubs and Cultural Activities  

Our unique EXIT Program (for Years 9, 10 and 11), enables our International Students to join with local students in community-based activities that enrich the educational journey, foster friendships and shape student character. 

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