AATE is the national arm of Australian state/territory associations for the teaching of English - all members of these organisations pay an affiliation fee to AATE, and are automatically members of it.
AATE members are part of an international network of teachers with a commitment to teaching and learning in the field of language and literacy. By joining your state English teachers' association you can have a voice on national issues concerned with teaching and learning in English.
AATE provides the following services to its members:
The state ETAs are each represented by a delegate at meetings of the AATE Council.
Officers of AATE are nominated by state ETAs and are elected by the delegates.
AATE is a member of the International Federation for the Teaching of English and the National Education Forum.