The focus of programs is an orientation to the city, experiential learning and strategic visits to city icons and institutions. A key part of programs is “small group” rich task work focusing on an important city based issue related to social equity or improving city infrastructure.
The revision of the Victorian Curriculum in 2016 has allowed City Cite to review the rationale for what it does and how a city based experience can support schools in meeting their learning requirements. In looking at the Victorian Curriculum, and in particular Personal and Social Capabilities, it is apparent that a city experience can help schools reinforce a multidisciplinary approach to student learning. The following Capabilities or Learning Areas are major parts of programs at City Cite: