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.


VATE Council Members: October 2014 – September 2016

VATE is pleased to announce the results of the recent election of Council Members.

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Download the 2014 State Conference Program here.

Registration now open here.


In other news

The teacher workforce data reports were released on 19 October, 2014. These reports, including the National Teacher Workforce Dataset, Staff in Australia’s Schools 2013 and the Longitudinal Teacher Workforce Pilot and Study, can be accessed here.



AATE 50 years. 1964-2014

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You must have a 2014 membership to register for our Meet the Assessors sessions, or our VCE Englishes Days.

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Student Revision Days

English and EAL session notes

Literature and English Language session notes

Login details for accessing the session notes are on the Entry Ticket.

2014 Sample Exams
VCE English, EAL
English Language

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Exams available after 29 August.

VATE Publications
instant downloads

Purchase and download your selection of VATE's best-selling teaching resources, including Inside Stories, Inside Contexts (2012 - 2014) and Literature Perspectives (2005 - 2013).

Now you can buy instant access to downloadable PDFs using your PayPal account or your Credit Card.

Partner organisations

DEECD Melbourne International Film Festival 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival National Gallery of Victoria campfire film foundation