Victorian Curriculum:
Economics and Business

The Jacaranda Economics and Business Alive series has been updated to meet and exceed the aspirations of the 2017 Victorian Curriculum: Economics and Business for Years 7-10.

Jacaranda is delivering brand new Victorian Curriculum editions on a brand new eBook powered by learnON. The result? Trusted Jacaranda content delivered in new and better ways to dramatically improve student learning outcomes.

Trusted Victorian Curriculum Economics and Business content delivered in new and better ways

The new Economics and Business title will be offered in two different formats including two new eBook versions on the new learnON platform. The new eBook also includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and teacher notes — no separate eGuide purchase is required.

Jacaranda Economics & Business Alive 7

Economics & Business Alive 8 Victorian Curriculum

Economics & Business Alive 9 Victorian Curriculum

Economics & Business Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum

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What is it?
Jacaranda’s new immersive eBook Everything in learnON plus teachers and studented are connected 24/7 for real-time collaboration and personalised feedback
Who is it for?
Schools starting their digital learning journey and those that are comfortable using eBookPLUS but appreciate a more seamless learning experience Schools that want to take their digital learning to the next level
How to buy?
Available through your preferred bookseller (as part of your booklist) or direct from Jacaranda (institutional license) Available direct from Jacaranda only (institutional license)

Content highlights

Jacaranda Economics and Business Alive 7-10 VC learnON features the high quality, curriculum-aligned content that schools expect from Jacaranda.



Opening videos for every topic bring Economics and Business alive

Highlighted key terms


Key terms are highlighted and defined when rolled over

Teacher support


Discrete sections of content and related activities assist in lesson planning

Comprehensive coverage


Coverage of the knowledge and skills students need to think critically and analyse the decision-making process

Engaging resources


Diverse range of weblinks and interactivities reinforce knowledge and engage students

An immersive experience


Reading content with integrated media provides a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience

Platform highlights

Every title on the learnON platform comes with these powerful features out-of-the-box:

Everything in the one place, from theory to media, questions, answers and more, creates a seamless learning experience

Videos and interactivities embedded within the reading content, at the point of learning, support and enhance learning

Students gain visibility into their own performance via a user-friendly dashboard and on-demand reports

Customisation features such as highlighting, notes and favourites personalise the learning experience

Students receive immediate feedback via worked solutions and questions that are automatically marked

Teachers gain visibility into student performance with continual access to all students’ activities and results

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Teachers can intervene at the right time by providing immediate and personalised feedback to students

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Collaboration enables a virtual classroom experience as students are connected to their teacher and peers

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Premium customisation enables teachers to upload their own resources, create and assign assessments, and more

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See the new Economics and Business title in action

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Embedded videos

Videos are embedded at the point of learning to allow students to gain an overview of each topic

Integrated interactivities

Interactivities are embedded at the point of learning to enhance student engagement

Exemplary responses

Exemplary responses supplied for every question – which appear on the same screen as the question and student response – enable students to immediately identify errors and assists those who get ‘stuck’


Auto-marking of selected questions means students receive immediate feedback, their progress is tracked and teachers save a considerable amount of time


Collaboration and discussion features are built in to facilitate discussion and debate