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2020 VATE State Conference - Online Oct 3 and Oct 4

Registrations for the 2020 VATE State Conference are now open!

You can find out more information such as how to register and also view the program here!

2020 VATE Student Revision Lectures

VATE has developed a suite of online lectures to help students revise for the VCE EnglishEALEnglish 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.

Find out more here

Remote Text Study Series

VATE’s Remote Text Study Series is for direct use with students from Years 7 to 10. The fifteen lessons will be skills-based, targeted at engaging young people who are learning remotely.
Across the series, students will develop their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills through this series of 15-minute lessons. Teachers will be able to monitor student progress and align the lessons with in-school curriculum and assessment objectives.
 
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2020 VCE Adjusted Study Design Online Videos

This series has been prepared to support teachers in implementing the adjustments to the VCE Study Designs for 2020. Each session has been prepared by an experienced teacher and provides a comprehensive outline of the relevant changes, as well as practical ideas for how to amend your teaching and assessment. Find out more here.

Online Professional Learning Package

The following series of videos has been prepared by VATE to support teachers as we all work remotely. The ideas and activities in each session target specific areas of need highlighted by our members. Many of the strategies contained in the sessions are adaptable to all secondary year levels and also to to a return to 'regular programming' - whenever that may come. You can choose to purchase access to a single video of your choice or the full suite listed here.

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VATE are now offering a range of online professional learning opportunities. For more information please click here.

Please note that the VATE office is currently closed through this period. The VATE Bookshop will remain open for instant download purchases; however, we will not be able to process any physical book deliveries.

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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 56, number 02, 2020

Voices from the Middle

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News

18 Mar 2020 - 9:00am

COVID-19 Update

The VATE office is not open to the public until further notice. We will, however, be responding to your emails, ordering books, paying bills, mailing books, and look forward to hearing from you. We will not, however, be answering the phone.

Just a reminder:
For queries about education: education@vate.org.au

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