Welcome – Important ETAWA Information

The English Teachers Association of Western Australia calls on education authorities to urgently address the decline in the number of students studying Literature in Years 11 and 12.

The Association believes that the study of Literature in Western Australian schools has reached a state of crisis as the result of a review conducted by the Association.

Please follow the link below to the press release:

Enjoy this performance by local Western Australian poet, Jakub Dammer. It is called ‘This State of Mine’ and is his interpretation of The Art of English and all that this theme might mean.

We hope it starts you thinking about ideas for next July and we are eager to see you all in Perth next year.

2018 AATE/ALEA National Conference – This State of Mine

Cover to Cover with Kim Scott – 2018 AATE/ALEA National Conference guest speaker

Please follow the link below to the 2018 National Conference website

Early bird registrations are now available


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.

Please follow the link below to the AATE website