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2022 Membership now available

We'd like to thank the strong and vibrant VATE community that continued to support our English teaching colleagues across the state in 2021. You can now renew your VATE Membership for 2022 through the 'My account' area of your account or if you aren't a current VATE member, you can join here!

2022 VCE Englishes Days

The popular VCE Englishes Days will return onsite to Deakin University, Burwood in February 2022. These days offer new and exerienced teachers an opportunity to focus on each Area of Study, texts, skills, and provide an important space to learn and network.  

The VCE English Language and Literature day will be held on Thursday 17 February 2022.

The VCE English and EAL day will be held on Friday 18 February 2022.

Structuring your year

Get a head-start with planning your 2022 Units 3-4 classes in English, EAL, English Language and Literature. Whether you are new to teaching Units 3-4 next year, or looking for some fresh ideas, this series of online sessions aims to support your preparation by offering suggestions and strategies for structuring your year.

Beyond TEEL returns

VATE’s popular Beyond TEEL online learning modules are again available for purchase with two additional modules. The aim of these modules is to help teachers in Years 7 – 12 develop student readers and writers.

Online Student Revision Lectures

With the support of the DET, VATE has developed a suite of online lectures to help students revise for the VCE English, EAL, English Language and Literature exams. These online recordings offer students the opportunity to hear and learn from experienced VCE teachers and examiners who provide insights into key aspects of the exams for each of the VCE English studies. Schools can purchase access here and individual students can purchase access here.

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Upcoming events

19 Oct
31 Jan

Online Beyond TEEL – Developing readings of texts and voice in writing

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23 Nov
17 Dec

Structuring your year - Units 3 and 4 English in 2022 (Recording)

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24 Nov
17 Dec

Structuring your year - Units 3 and 4 EAL in 2022 (Recording)

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30 Nov
17 Dec

Structuring your year - Units 3 and 4 Literature in 2022 (Recording)

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17
Feb

2022 VCE English Language and Literature Day

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18
Feb

2022 VCE English and EAL Day

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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

2019 Collaborative Research Grant

11 Apr 2019

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 adminofficer@vate.org.au

VCE English Language teachers

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

VCE Literature teachers

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

VCE EAL teachers

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

Volume 57, number 02, 2021

Diverse Voices in English

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News

3 Jun 2021 - 2:00pm

Connecting with the VATE office

Here we are again – back in lockdown and resuming online teaching and learning. We send our best wishes to all members of the VATE community during this challenging time.

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