VATE Members

See our member's benefits

2019 AATE National Conference

'my story flows in more than one direction: power of story, politics of voice'

VATE is delighted to be hosting the 2019 AATE National Conference – 30 November - 3 December at Deakin University, Burwood.

Speakers include national and international guests, panels and a smorgasbord of workshops. The Call for Presenters is now open.

We look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne.

 

 

2019 Leadership Conference

Friday 3 May 2019
Venue: RACV Goldfields Resort, Creswick

Whether you are a leader in English already or an aspiring one, this conference is all about the key skills and knowledge to help you make a difference in English education.
Sessions will cover: text selection; supporting EAL students and additional needs students; developing and supporting your staff; using data effectively; strategies for consistent marking and assessment; change management; conflict management; running better meetings and more.

Find out more about this event here.

2019 VATE Regional Roadshow

VATE is proud to offer its inaugural Regional Roadshow in 2019. To support our members around Victoria with quality professional learning, we are sending experienced VCE English teachers and assessors to regional hubs to outline the comparative analysis task and argument and language analysis task. 

Please click below for more information about our Regional Roadshow running from April 30th - May 28th.

VATE will be visiting the following locations: Bendigo, Colac, Echuca, Horsham, Mildura, Sale, Shepparton, Warrnambool, Wodonga

 

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.

Read more

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

30
Apr

2019 VATE Regional Roadshow (Colac)

Event details
01
May

2019 VATE Regional Roadshow (Warrnambool)

Event details
03
May

2019 VATE Leadership Conference

Event details
07
May

Preparing for reading and comparing Years 9-11

Event details
21
May

2019 VATE Regional Roadshow (Bendigo)

Event details
22
May

2019 VATE Regional Roadshow (Echuca)

Event details

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.

See our member benefits.

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 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 55 , number 01 , 2019

2018 VATE State Conference

Read idiom

News

18 Apr 2019

2019 VATE Sample VCE Examination Papers

VATE publishes sample examination papers for VCE English, English as an Additional Language, Literature and English Language each year.

These are available for purchase by schools to assist Year 12 students in preparing for the end-of-year examinations.

In 2019, VATE will publish a modified sample exam for VCE Unit 3 English (Sections A and C).

Read more ›

Latest from the VATE bookshop

Bookshop
Pair 1 - VATE Inside Texts 2017 (PDF)

2019 VATE Inside Texts - Pair 1

Inside Texts

Pair 1 - VATE Inside Texts 2017 (PDF)

2019 VATE Inside Texts - Pair 4

Inside Texts

VATE Literature Perspectives—2016 (Print)

Anthology - VATE Literature Perspectives 2019

Literature Perspectives

A Christmas Carol—VATE Inside Stories (PDF)

The Women of Troy - VATE Inside Stories 2019

Inside Stories

A Christmas Carol—VATE Inside Stories (PDF)

Station Eleven - VATE Inside Stories 2019

Inside Stories

A Christmas Carol—VATE Inside Stories (PDF)

Nine Days - VATE Inside Stories 2019

Inside Stories

A Christmas Carol—VATE Inside Stories (PDF)

All the Light We Cannot See - VATE Inside Stories 2019

Inside Stories

Our partners and projects