Target Learning is built on the lands of the Wadawurrung People of the Kulin nation. We, the authors of Target Learning, acknowledge them as the Traditional Owners, original designers, artists and protectors of this wonderful place. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present (including students and teachers), and future. Target Learning encourages teachers to collaborate with elders in their local communities wherever possible.

Welcome to Target Learning

Target Learning is an online and print resource for learning in VCE Visual Communication Design, VCE Art Creative Practice and VCE Art Making & Exhibiting. Find out how Target Learning can help you succeed.


Unwrap your complete learning program for VCE VCD.

Target Learning VCD is an online textbook for Years 11 and 12 Visual Communication Design. It's a complete learning, teaching, knowledge, and skills program for students and teachers at any stage of VCD. Join hundreds of students and teachers in Independent, Catholic and Government High Schools using this flexible, innovative learning method.

See, understand and link course concepts.

Target Learning print resources explain VCE terms clearly with large visuals and study design key vocab. Discover a large range of classroom posters with easy-to-recognise icons and Theory Reference Kits for VCE Art Creative Practice and Making & Exhibiting and VCE Visual Communication Design.
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Grade and test knowledge and skills.

Target Learning digital resources include end-of-unit examinations, Unit 3 & 4 trial examinations and assessment rubrics for all the Target Learning VCD assessment tasks.

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What People say

“In a fast-growing school with a diverse range of learners, Target Learning classroom posters have been a game-changer. The combination of visual representation and concise information has helped me explain abstract and often complicated concepts to students with varied skill levels without them feeling overwhelmed. They’re also great visuals to brighten up your classroom!”

Alexis, Teacher - Loyola College, Melbourne.

"Target Learning is a website that has supported my teaching in Visual Communication Design. The resources are fantastic for both students and teachers alike! Ric Robert’s exam preparation seminar was also an invaluable experience to have with my Year 12s. Even in a remote setting, my students found the session extremely supportive for their exam preparation."

Kat, Teacher - Caroline Chisholm Catholic College, Melbourne.

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Our story


Target Learning began as an online learning resource known as It specialises in VCE Visual Communication Design and VCE Art Creative Practice and Making & Exhibiting. From writing our first course, the resources and support for teachers and students grew. These include classroom posters illustrating key concepts from Study Design Areas of Study and terms, personalised VCE examination revision and teacher planning support.

Launched in 2010, thousands of people have used this online student and teacher support in Victoria and worldwide. Team Principal Richard Roberts is a secondary school teacher, visual arts/ design author, and consultant. He has a depth of experience with VCAA as a visitation reviewer, examination assessor, author, and study design expert panel member. In addition, Richard served as vice president of Visual Communication Victoria for four years, where he led a team presenting teacher unit planning seminars and creating study-specific resources. Richard’s teaching experience includes VCE (Years 11 and 12) Art, Studio Arts, Media and VCD. Richard has also led Visual Arts faculties at independent and Catholic colleges. Richard’s students’ academic successes include study scores 50 in Media, VCD and VET IDM, representation at the VCAA Seasons of Excellence ‘Top Designs’ and ‘Top Arts’ and at Premier’s Awards. Richard understands the needs of current, connected and independent students and engages with them as they learn.

Target Learning began as a Visual Arts resource and support site and is growing to include a more diverse range of subjects as collaboration with expert teachers and assessors continues.

Contributors/ collaborators

Target Learning is indebted to a huge range of supporters, contributors and collaborators. The diversity and depth of the site would not be possible without the professional assistance of many people. Some who provide ongoing support are shown below.

Justin Coffey

Subject expert Product Design & Technology. High-performing senior Product Design & Technology teacher in the Catholic regional sector


Janet Irving

Visionary Target Learning VCD 2024. Subject expert Visual Communication Design and Thinking Routines. High-performing senior teacher in the Independent sector and examination assessor for VCAA VCD 8 years

Damien Lees

Graphic Designer. Visionary Target Learning VCD 2024. Subject expert and VCAA assessor VCD. Teachers senior VCD in the Independent sector

Christina Markin

Visionary and co-author Target Learning VCD 2024. VCAA VCD lead assessor experience for many years. Teaches senior VCD in the Catholic Sector


Toy Poodle


Ruth Nolan

Subject expert Studio Arts. Head of Learning Visual Arts in the Catholic regional Sector


Richard Roberts

Team Principal at Target Learning. Senior VCD and Visual Arts teacher. VCAA assessor, author and consultant.

Dr Ro Roberts

Consultant, Academic, Editor and contributor to 'Decades History' pages


Rebecca Smith

Editor and subject expert Media and Studio Arts. Highly performing teacher, Head of Staff Professional Development in the Catholic sector. Learning Designer in the Tertiary sector