AATE's Submission to the Australian Curriculum Review

AATE has submitted a response to the review of the Australian Curriculum.  Read the AATE's submission here. 

Research Survey re English teacher knowlege about language

Mary Macken-Horarik of the University of New England, in collaboration with Kristina Love, Len Unsworth and Carmel Sandiford of the Australian Catholic University, have developed a short online survey designed to help appreciate what understandings teachers have about language (including grammar). It is part of a large-scale project investigating grammar and praxis in 21st century school English and has been funded by the Australian Research Council from 2011-2014 (DP110104309).

The online survey is open from Monday March 17 until Friday 16 May 2014.

See this link for further informaton and a link to the survey which should take no more than 20 minutes of your time.



New AATE Interface Title

Look for the official launch at the AATE National Conference in Sydney
3-4 October 2012

   AATE Member Associations
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English in Australia
The journal of the Australian
Association for the
Teaching of English (AATE)

Volume 48 no 3 is available now

Special Issue focussing on Garth Boomer - 2013 marks 20 years since Garth's death, a highly influential educator who had a huge impact on theorising and reimagining English pedagogies across the country. Guest editors Bill Green and Marion Meiers.




Stella Website

Standards for Teachers of English Language and Literacy in Australia (STELLA) provides a detailed picture of English/Literacy teaching.

Web LinkClick here to visit the STELLA website.

My Read Website

The MyRead: Strategies for teaching reading in the middle years project supports teachers of underperforming students in the middle years.

Web Link Click here to visit the MyRead website.



AATE/ALEA National Conference
Darwin 2014
9-12 July 2014

AATE / ALEA Bookshop
AATE Bookshop 
Purchase useful resources for teaching English language and
literacy from the AATE/ALEA Bookshop.

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