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Membership
ETAQ offers members the opportunity to keep up-to-date with syllabus changes and a channel for submitting your thoughts and ideas for the suite of new syllabuses to come online in 2018.
Members receive two quality publications Words'Worth published by ETAQ and English in Australia published by AATE. Each of these publi...

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Members' Resources

Spoken Word Poetry: A Guide for Educators Adam Davy and Simon Kindt from Kelvin Grove State College have provided Spoken Word Poetry: A Guide for Educators which is an excellent article on teaching poetry writing to students. You can find it in the Members' Resources on our website. For the benefit of those members who have not pr...

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Melanie Wild

ETAQ's Melanie Wild wins national award for supporting new teachers
Starting out is a vulnerable time for teaching graduates. The hours are long, the learning curve is steep, and there is often doubt that it will all 'work out'.  How important then, for our budding English teachers, to have a peer like Melanie Wild, re...

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October PD

More PD Events for your diary
English Communication Day is heading to the northside, literally, at Northside Christian College, Flockton Street, Everton Park for the first time this year. Look out for the details soon for this October 20 after school event.
We are pretty excited about signing up Courier-Mail cartoonist/satirist S...

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State Conference

State Conference program is on its way very soon Have you booked your flight? Have you arranged your accommodation? State conference is on its way, bringing Professor Wayne Sawyer (from Western Sydney University) and acclaimed author and academic, Professor Gary Crew. The buzz is that the workshops look equally inviting as those last year...

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English Educator of the week

Rachael Christopherson
Brisbane Girls Grammar School

Number of years teaching:
25.  12 years at BGGS

Where else have you taught?
St Edmund's College, Ipswich (all boys)
Mt Alvernia College, Kedron (all girls)
Downlands College, Toowoomba (co-ed boarding with Ag Studies programme)

 

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