We welcome contributions from all VATE members and friends including articles (up to 2000 words), learning sequences connected to contemporary curriculum, interesting resources and news, including podcasts, vodcasts, PPT, Prezi, and other online applications which relate to the theme of the issue. Idiom is produced primarily for the members of the Victorian Association for the Teaching of English. It is hoped that it will also appeal to our colleagues elsewhere and the broader education community. Idiom is not a peer-reviewed journal.
Contributions and editorial correspondence should be sent to the Managing Editor, Josephine Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
Members are encouraged to follow the submission guidelines below.
The abstract should tell readers whether they want to look at your article in more detail when reading it in the journal.
It is your responsibility to seek copyright clearance for any materials quoted.
VATE retains copyright unless otherwise negotiated (the Publications and Communications Officer will email you to ask you whether or not you would like to retain copyright). If the author wishes to retain copyright then the onus is on them to register with CAL for any royalties; VATE takes no responsibility for ensuring that royalties it receives for Idiom articles are passed on to the author. Idiom is supplied to RMIT’s Informit e-Library which can be accessed online by arrangement with RMIT.
Author(s) who give permission for thier works to be reproduced elsewhere should inform the Editor of Idiom and should ensure tha the following statement appears with the article: Reproduced with permission, from Idiom the journal of the Victorian Association for the Teaching of English (VATE) [issue volume, number, date].