Welcome to VATE

The Victorian Association for the Teaching of English is a professional body established to promote the interests of English education and to allow English educators in Victoria to exchange ideas. It brings together teachers in government, Catholic and independent schools, as well as tertiary educators and pre-service teachers.


The VATE office will be closed from Wednesday 26 November, and will reopen on Monday 1 December.


Download the 2014 State Conference Program here.

Registration for this event - CLOSED.



AATE 50 years. 1964-2014

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You must have 2015 membership to register for the 2015 Meet the Assessors sessions, and VCE Englishes Days.

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2014 State Conference

Use this form to send us your feedback on the 2014 State Conference.

Conference resources are available here.

The login information for this page is on your Conference ticket. Downloads will be available from Thursday 27 November.


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