Victorian Association for the Teaching of English

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.


2018 VATE State Conference

Registrations have now CLOSED.

State Conference Program: Click here to download and read the conference program. 

Conference tickets: We will commence emailing out tickets next Tuesday 20 November. If you don't receive your ticket, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call the VATE Office.

Download the venue map here.

NB: Due to the Conference, the VATE Bookshop will be closed from Wednesday 21 November and will re-open Wednesday 5 December. The VATE Office will be closed Wednesday 28 - Friday 30 November inclusive and will re-open Monday 3 December.

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