Volume 59, Number 01, 2023


‘It’s (our) time’

This Idiom continues the theme of the 2022 VATE State Conference and showcases a selection of speakers and sessions from the Conference. This edition particularly draws inspiration from Thomas Mayo’s keynote address and its evocative discussion of the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and it offers some perspectives on the upcoming referendum for a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice to Parliament.

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Volume 59, number 01, 2023

‘It’s (our) time’

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What is Idiom?

Idiom is the journal of the Victorian Association for the Teaching of English and is published online three times a year. Idiom provides an important space for members of the VATE community to share insights, expertise, experiences and practical advice for the benefit of our English teaching colleagues and to help foster professional dialogue and development. Contributions and editorial correspondence should be sent to the Managing Editor, Josephine Smith:

Past issues

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Volume 58, number 03, 2022

New VCE Study Designs: English/EAL and Literature

Volume 58, number 02, 2022

'Lost and Found' The lasting legacy of COVID

Volume 58, number 01, 2022

‘Stepping Up’: Being an English leader

Volume 57, number 03, 2021

Starting out

Volume 57, number 02, 2021

Diverse Voices in English

Volume 57, number 01, 2021

Removing the Mask

Volume 56, number 03, 2020

Nurturing a Writing Culture

Volume 56, number 02, 2020

Voices from the Middle

Volume 56, number 01, 2020

2019 AATE National Conference