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  • Victorian Essential Learning Standards, a school curriculum framework used in Victoria, Australia.

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  • VELS.I: U.S. Airways, which for some time sort of led the charge in silliness, although these days you really can't pin it on one airline, they're now going to start charging money to get non - alcoholic beverages in coach on a domestic flight.

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2008

  • VELS.I: S. far the U.S. Air Force has certified the B-52 to fly on a synthetic fuel blend made from natural gas, but they say they hope to use coal in the future.

    CNN Transcript May 27, 2008

  • VELS.I: This one was a little interesting in that it sort of got kicked off by S.uthwest, which really hasn't been part of this game, but you've got American now, Delta, United, Northwest, U.S. Airways.

    CNN Transcript Jun 30, 2008

  • VELS.I: ... is the consumer program director of the U.S. Public Interest Research Group.

    CNN Transcript Apr 20, 2008

  • VELS.I: S. far the U.S. Air Force has certified the B-52 to fly on a synthetic fuel blend made from natural gas.

    CNN Transcript Jun 1, 2008

  • Enrollments in IT courses have fallen dramatically in senior secondary courses in recent years and IT as a subject has been wound back in the middle school years in favour of integration of computing into other subjects, eg. the VELS approach in Victoria.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • I think the VITTA conference had a huge range of topics - from sessions on databases, to action scripting, to blogging, to core curriculum for VCE and VELS... stuff for early primary years, and stuff for the TAFE sector.

    some thoughts about prof. Stephen Heppell's VITTA keynote

  • Tony Forster I think would argue that VELS is a new curriculum framework which emphasises more about process skills and less about specific content.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • And I have argued against the Victorian VELS (integration of computing into the curriculum) on the grounds that young students need exposure to skilled computing teachers and not the English teacher who sits out the front marking while kids get on with their word processing (and playing games they have smuggled in)

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • The idea of integrating ICT into other subject areas under VELS does not necessarily mean that there is not a role for specialist ICT teachers.

    the decline of IT in education

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