The YABBA Council is truly honoured to be partnering with the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) in 2021.
Our partnership sees YABBA working with the DET alongside the Literacy Unit, Learning & Teaching Pathways Division in each regional office to coordinate all Victorian Government Primary & Secondary Schools participation in the 2021 YABBA Program.
Member Benefits From Our Partnership
YABBA and DET will deliver 10 Virtual Author and Illustrator Visits
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 & secondary schools are members in 2021
All Victorian Government Schools and YABBA Members Can Participate in the Virtual Author Sessions
Virtual Author and Illustrator Session Schedule 2021
Frequently Asked Questions About Connecting to a Virtual Author Session
Register your school on the DET Portal so that you receive all the connection details prior to the actual virtual 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 Schools to become members.
All 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.
WEBEX Support –
Please contact the VAP Yabba Council Member – Robyn Donoghue
The Shortlist Poster will be available to order in Term 2.