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.

VATE brings together teachers in government, Catholic and independent schools, as well as tertiary educators and pre-service teachers.



The VATE Bookshop opening hours are Tuesday and Thursday 8.30am-4.30pm.

The VATE Office and Bookshop will be closed Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 October and will reopen Wednesday 14 October.


State Conference 2015


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Inside Stories, Inside Contexts and Literature Perspectives.

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VCE Series: English and Literature

August - November 2015.

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VCAA/VATE VCE Implementation Briefings

Download Implementation Briefing resources here.

Partner organisations


Melbourne International Film Festival 2015 The Little Bookroom The Saturday Paper
The Monthly

Victoria-State-Government-Education-and-TrainingATOM  Melbourne Writers Festival National Gallery of Victoria