About AATE

National Voice, Local Impact

The Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) is a national professional association established and supported by state and territory English teaching associations. Together we provide a national voice with local impact, strengthen professional connections and collaborate to influence the teaching of English in Australia. We are active in:

Leading the profession

AATE identifies and influences outcomes on matters that impact teachers of English

Advocating for teachers

AATE plays a crucial role in maintaining a high profile for the profession

Benchmarking professional learning

AATE is well placed to facilitate the process of sharing nationally what has been achieved locally through our state and national connections

Providing state of the art resources

AATE is proactive in producing state of the art teaching resources, drawing on the expertise of teacher writers from state and territory English teaching associations

Follow the link at the bottom of the page to view AATE policies and position papers.

Download the pdf document below to read more about the AATE.