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07 Oct 2019

Writers on writing: fiction

Lynette McClenaghan writes traditional Gothic fiction and has published novels and novellas on Kindle and Amazon.

07 Oct 2019

The Craft of Writing Non-Narrative Fiction – Anita Selzer

Writing a non-fiction narrative was a new experience for me. Until then, my genre had been non-fiction, focusing on historical biography.

15 May 2019

How do you design curriculum for writing?

You are invited to join a VATE-funded Deakin University research project entitled Teaching writing today: A collaborative study. Please note this study has been approved by the...

18 Apr 2019

2019 VATE Sample VCE Examination Papers

VATE publishes sample examination papers for VCE English, English as an Additional Language, Literature and English Language each year.

06 Mar 2019

Meet the Assessors recordings


18 Feb 2019

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. 

04 Feb 2019

2018 VCE Exam Papers and Reports

The 2018 Examination Papers are not yet uploaded to the VCAA website due to copyright restrictions. It is expected they will be uploaded towards the end of Term 1.

18 Dec 2018

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.