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.


2016 State Conference


2016 VATE State Conference
1-2 December 2016, Deakin University Burwood.

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Idiom Vol 52 No3 Smaller

Call for Contributions: We are putting together a special edition of Idiom that shares everyone’s experiences with data and considers the role and future of data in our industry. Download the flyer. Email submissions to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Wednesday 2 November.




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2016 VATE VCE Resources
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Inside Language (Units 3 and 4 Guides)

2016 Literature Perspectives

2016 Inside Stories

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2016 VATE Sample VCE Examination Papers

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The Best of Both Worlds


Meet the Assessors 2016

These sessions took place on Monday 8 February 2016. Members can purchase access to the online recordings of the presentations.

Partner organisations


Melbourne International Film Festival 2015 The Little Bookroom Melbourne Writers Festival

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