18 Feb 2019 - 11:00am

State Library VCE English and Literature Research Guide

State Library Victoria’s English and Literature research guide provides extensive resources for students and teachers on every text available to study at VCE level. 

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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.
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.

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21 Nov 2018 - 11:00am

100 Notable Books

What have you read from this list and what will you be reading over the summer break?

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