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2019 Meet the Assessors

Registrations are now open for the 2019 Meet the Assessors for 2019 VATE members. You can find out more information about the event by clicking here.

Over 50 years of supporting English teachers

Since 1960 Victorian Association for the teaching of English has supported its members as they have initiated with the various changes to the teaching and learning of English.

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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.

Upcoming events

05
Feb

2019 Meet the Assessors

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14
Feb

2019 VCE EL and Literature Day

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15
Feb

2019 VCE English and EAL Day

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22
Mar

Art Gallery of Ballarat - Teachers as artful writers

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Become a VATE member

VATE exists to support its members in the continual process of renewal necessary to engage with the dynamic nature of both the profession and subject English.

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Networks

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18 Oct 2018

U4 AOS 2 Outcome 2 - Presenting Argument

18 Oct 2018

VATE has four active online VCE Networks. VATE members are able to join these Networks and contribute to the conversations.

VCE English teachers

To subscribe to this Network email educationofficer@vate.org.au

VCE English Language teachers

To subscribe to this Network email jsmith@vate.org.au

VCE Literature teachers

To subscribe to this Network email educationofficer@vate.org.au

VCE EAL teachers

To subscribe to this Network email educationofficer@vate.org.au

Volume 54, number 03, 2018

Initial teacher education

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News

11 Dec 2018

A Community of Practice: Teaching Reading

Applications for participation in the 2019 program are now open.

The project is a professional learning program, funded by the Department of Education and Training (DET), which aims to enhance planning and pedagogical approaches which improve students’ reading in English. Interested schools can read more about what is involved in the CoP project here.

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Pair 1 - VATE Inside Texts 2017 (PDF)

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All the Light We Cannot See - VATE Inside Stories 2019

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Nine Days - VATE Inside Stories 2019

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Station Eleven - VATE Inside Stories 2019

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The Women of Troy - VATE Inside Stories 2019

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VATE Literature Perspectives—2016 (Print)

Anthology - VATE Literature Perspectives 2019

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