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VATE English teacher's professional subject association.

STELLA Standards for teachers of English language and literacy in Australia.

English Club English teacher's subject association.

ATOM Australian Teachers of Media;

Useful Resources

DEECD DEECD website.

VCAA Download relevant VCE documents, study designs, exam papers and exam reports.

AusVELS Direct link to the English curriculum, standards and progression points.

ACARA website

NAPLAN information

Discussion lists for all English subjects


The Age: An archive of the past three months newspapers. Obtain password from library database

The Digital edition of The Age. Obtain password from library database

Australian Children's Television Foundation

Australian Literature Resource Virtual research environment and information resource for Australian literary, print, and narrative culture scholars, students, and the public.

Australian Poetry

Books, Writing, Ideas

Centre for Youth Literature

Childrens' Book Council

Digital curriculum resources

Echo: An index to the Age, Australian and Herald-Sun. Obtain password from library database

EbscoHost: Australian and New Zealand Reference Centre, a full-text journal database. Obtain password from library database

Education Services Australia

English Lit (US but still some useful stuff)

English Teachers Association NSW Find feature articles filled with activities and ideas to engage, enrich and extend student learning. Subjects in this extensive range include: "Frankenstein", "Blade Runner", "Richard III", Shakespeare, as well as studies of genre, exploring connections and using ICT to teach creative writing.

Enhance TV Audio-visual resources for teachers

ERGO provides resources for research skills, essay writing skills and study skills

Expository writing

Find, Use, Share

Free online library of lessons and links

Free online library of resources and lessons

Grammar and writing

Heywire is a competition and a space for young (regional) people to share their stories

Infographics for writing and English language

InformEd a learrning and teaching hub designed for educators and e-learners, featuring resources and interactive and innovative ideas for learning and trends in education as well as education technology.

Insideadog is a website for young people about reading

Issues website

Literary Criticism Literature library that offers literary criticism spanning a number of centirues.

Literacy Educators

Making a Difference Research process – making a difference .

MHS Library Melbourne High School Library

MHS Library Subscription Links Links to a range of on-line school subscriptions including Blooms Literary Reference.

MyRead Strategies for teaching reading in the middle years. MyRead supports teachers of underperforming students in the middle years (Years 4-9)

National Film and Sound Archive

National Professional Standards for Teachers

Questions Provides education resources for academics, librarians, teachers & students

A variety of results from a 'reading' search

RSC. Teaching resources on some of Shakespeare's play by the Royal Shakespeare Company

Social media website, learnist

Spress a 'must read for secondary school students'

State Library Of Victoria Student programs; professional development for teachers; on-line resources

Student Youth Network (Syn FM) Community radio station broadcasting to Melbourne's student and youth community

Student writing portfolio: the revision process

Teachertube provides an online community for sharing instructional teacher videos

Teaching Poetry An interesting article on teaching poetry.

Ticking Mind PD Ticking Mind is an education service that provides high quality professional development for teachers.

Web lessons - Reading, writing, poetry, film study etc.

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