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.

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2016 VATE Membership

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2016 VCAA/VATE implementation Briefing handouts

English implementation-workshop EAL implementation-workshop Lit-briefing

pdfImplementation Briefing

pdfParticipant Workbook

pdfImplementation Briefing

pdfParticipant Workbook

pdfImplementation Briefing





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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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Inside Stories, Inside Contexts, Inside Language and Literature Perspectives.

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2015 VCAA/VATE VCE Implementation Briefings

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2016 VCAA/VATE vce English and EAL implementation Briefings

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Partner organisations


Melbourne International Film Festival 2015 The Little Bookroom Melbourne Writers Festival

Victoria-State-Government-Education-and-TrainingATOM   National Gallery of Victoria

MTC2016 Screen Futures