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VATE Council letter to the VCAA CEO and Board re: the VCE Literature sample examination (April)
VATE Council media release re: the Community of Practice: Teaching reading (April)
VATE in the media: Women authors get equal space. ArtsHub 2017 (February)

VATE Council letter to the VCAA CEO and Board re the delayed release of the VCAA English, Literature and EAL examinations (February)


2017 English Coordinators' Conference

Friday 5 May
Treacy Centre, 126 The Avenue, Parkville

Designed to meet the wide and varied needs of English leaders at work in a range of Victorian schools, this conference provides you with a rich and lively program that offers practical as well as thought-provoking sessions that will inspire and re-energise you and your teams. It is the hope that you will return to your faculties/departments with up-to-date and accurate information, new and innovative ideas, and a fresh approach to your leadership.

Bookings now open


Call for early career English teachers

Are you an early career English teacher? Are you interested in sharing your views about teaching English? The Investigating Literary Knowledge in the Making of English Teachers project is seeking English teachers in their first four years of teaching to take part in interviews.

Find out more here


Early Career Teachers' Network

Meeting 2: Working with literacy and engagement issues in the English classroom

Monday 22 May

The Early Career Teachers’ Network offers graduate and early career teachers of English an opportunity to:

  • network with their English teaching colleagues;
  • engage in targeted professional learning; reflect on their work;
  • discuss keys aspects and challenges of the English curriculum;
  • join an online professional network; feel supported as a new member of the profession;
  • acquire professional learning hours towards VIT accreditation.

Bookings now open


VATE-ACMI Professional Learning: Reading and Comparing Texts

Invictus and Ransom
29 May 2017. Register here

You will be taken to ACMI to complete your booking.

For more information about these sessions, please phone ACMI on 8663 2200.


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2017 VATE VCE Resources

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2017 Inside Texts

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Inside Language (Units 3 and 4 EL Guides)

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