If you have a VCE student in the family, you may be wondering how the statewide assessment and ranking process works. How can a fair and equitable statewide ranking be achieved when schools can develop and assess their own assessment tasks? The process is called statistical moderation, and it’s administered by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA). The VCAA has produced a series of short videos to explain how it works. Don’t worry, you don’t need VCE maths to understand them! The videos break it down into simple terms.