The YABBA Council is truly honoured to be partnering with the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) in 2022.

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 2022 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 2022

All Victorian Government Schools and YABBA Members Can Participate in the Virtual Author Sessions

Virtual Author
Sessions Are Free

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Virtual Author and Illustrator Session Schedule 2022

22 February

VAP 2022 Launch:

Nova Weetman

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22 March

Harmony Day:

Ozge Alkan, Hazel Edwards & Serena Geddes

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3 May

ANZAC Day:

Andrew Plant

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26 July

Reconciliation Week:

Aunty Fay Muir & Sue Lawson

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9 August

2021 Graham Davey Citation Winner:

Sally Rippin

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23 Aug

Book Week:

Nat Amoore

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13 September

Talk Like a Pirate Day:

Adam Wallace

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18 October

YABBA Awards Ceremony Livestream

25 October

Cartooning:

Jules Faber

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22 November

Mindfulness:

Nicky Johnston

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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.

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Please contact the VAP Yabba Council Member – Robyn Donoghue

Email

Robyn.Donoghue@education.vic.gov.au

VAP@yabba.org.au

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