Interstate Teachers

Scholarships for teachers travelling from interstate to attend

Cutting Edge: margin to mainstream

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, nine scholarships for teachers are being offered to attend the AATE/ALEA National Conference in Hobart in July 2017.

The scholarship will cover registration costs, accommodation and travel expenses (to and from Hobart up to the value of $2000) for the 2017 national English and literacy educators’ conference.

Apply online:



The recipient

  • is an individual member of their State ETA or of ALEA
  • is travelling to Tasmania for the conference from Interstate
  • has demonstrated interest in and commitment to the teaching of English and literacy
  • has demonstrated exemplary teaching practice
  • is able to provide evidence of current and future commitment to the activities of AATE or ALEA, including membership of state or regional associations and local councils
  • is able to demonstrate a willingness to participate in current and future activities that support the teaching of English and literacy in Australia.


  • a written expression of interest (500 words maximum)
  • the completion of a report/article post-conference with permission for publication by AATE and ALEA.

Any queries, please email:

Conference Updates

    30th Nov 16

    Registrations are now open!

    Registrations for the 2017 AATE/ALEA national conference are now open. Our friends Evelyn and Jasmine from Ogilvie High School in Tasmania have a message about registrations - see below.

    See all the details, including early bird and member discount offers on the Conference Registration Page.




    7th Sep 16

    We have our own Conference YouTube Channel!

    We're pleased to report that the AATE/ALEA national conference has its own YouTube channel.  There's lots to see already, and we will be progressively loading more resources from current and past conferences. Click the YouTube icon to go straight there.