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Vocational Applied Learning Association

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VALA is the only professional (not for profit) organisation offering professional development tailored to applied learning educators. It supports classroom practice through a series of professional development and learning events, exposing you to current methodologies, innovations and ideas. It brings you in contact with other teachers in this field and provides a community of practice that will enhance and support you and your practice.


Become a VALA member and receive:

  • Generous discounts on professional learning events.

  • Access to support and advice on Vocational and Applied Learning pedagogies and teaching strategies.

  • Access to the members-only area of the VALA website, which houses a range of teaching and classroom resources.

  • Member updates that keep you informed of the latest in Vocational and Applied Learning.

  • Contact with many other passionate educators and the opportunity to network

  • Be part of an organisation who advocates on behalf of its members to federal and state government and the wider education community

  • Free access to Playmeo

  • Free job postings on VALA website and through email notifications (for organisational members only)

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What are the Membership Fees?

2022 fees (includes GST)

Join now and your membership will be extended till the end of 2023! 

  • Individuals $115
  • Organisations (4 members) $300 pa: additional members $60
  • Unlimited Organisation (unlimited number of members from one organisation) $930 p.a.
  • Students $20 (Only university provided student email addresses are accepted for this membership category).

The full fee structure is shown on the application form or your membership profile.

I'm a Student, is there a free membership?

No, you can subscribe to our newsletter for free.

Eligible Students* can apply memberships are available for $20

*(Only university provided student email addresses are accepted for this membership category).


I'm already a member, how do i renew my membership?

You can renew your membership via your profile or contact the office.

I've gone to renew but I've forgotten my password

You can reset your password here.

VALA respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Victoria and pay respect to the ongoing living cultures of First Peoples.

We respectfully acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.


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