18 Dec 2018 - 11:00am
A report on trends in senior English text lists
In collaboration with The University of Melbourne, VATE recently commissioned research into the trends associated with VCE English text lists, 2010-2019. The study, led by Dr Alex Bacalja and Dr Lauren Bliss, investigated a range of factors associated with the texts listed for study, including: text types, setting (time and place), protagonist sex and sexuality, authorship, fictionality, and themes.
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The findings are designed to stimulate faculty discussions around text selection and to encourage English teachers to think critically about which texts are validated for study.