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The Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) is a national professional association established and supported by state and territory English teaching associations.

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  • Close the Gap - Join the Campaign

    3rd Feb 16

    National Close the Gap Day is being held on Thursday 17th March 2016. It’s Australia’s largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health campaign and a great way for students to learn about national health equality issues. Plus it’s linked to the Australian Curriculum and a great way for teachers to tackle the cross-cutting priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures. 

    Click on heading to read more, and access links to resources and registration.

  • Registrations now open for the 2016 AATE/ALEA Conference

    13th Nov 15

    Registrations are now open for the 2016 AATE/ALEA Conference to be held in Adelaide from 7-10 July. Generous discounts apply for AATE/ETA members and those who register before the early bird cut off on 30 April.

    The theme 'Weaving Worlds with Words and Wonder...' will feature three strands: Narrative, Creativity, and Language & Enquiry.

    Click through to read more and to view an introductory video.

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English in Australia

The journal of the Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE)

Volume 50 no 2 is available now

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