Register your school on the DET Portal so that you receive all the connection details prior to the actual virtual session
The YABBA Council is truly honoured to be partnering with the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) in 2018.
Our partnership sees YABBA working with the DET Virtual Learning Coaches in each regional office to coordinate all Victorian Government Primary Schools participation in the 2018 YABBA Program.
Member Benefits From Our Partnership
YABBA and DET will Deliver 9 Virtual Author and Illustrator Visits
The 2018 Awards Ceremony will be broadcast live over the internet
All YABBA members can participate in the Virtual Sessions and the Awards Ceremony Broadcast
Non-Government schools can log into the virtual sessions as part of your current membership
All Victorian Government primary schools are members in 2018
All Victorian Government and Non-Government Schools Can Participate in the Virtual Author Sessions
Virtual Author and Illustrator Session Schedule
Super Secret Session
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Frequently Asked Questions About Connecting to a Virtual Author Session
Yes, each Virtual Author Visit is free for YABBA Members and Victorian DET Primary Schools.
The partnership YABBA negotiated with the Victorian DET was for all Victorian Government Primary and P-12 Schools to become members in 2018.
All 2018 members can also access the Virtual Author Visits as part of their membership for free.
The Victorian DET have provided technical support people that can help you ensure your school can connect to the Polycom system that will be used.
Government Schools –
Please contact the Virtual Learning Coach in your regional office.
Non-Government Schools –
Please contact Stephen Elford from the Victorian Department of Education and Technology.
Email Stephen Elford – firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’re a non-government school you will need to pass these instructions to your IT Department a few days before the event.
Polycom – ICT Dept Instructions
All Victorian Government Schools can request a free 2018 Shortlist Poster