Seminar 1, 2015

ETAQ's first seminar for 2015 will be conducted on Saturday 14 March 2015, at Corinda State High School with the theme of "Getting Reading Right". Associate Professor Jacqueline Manuel, English Education Program Director, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney will present the keynote address.

Registration is available from 8:30; the ETAQ  Annual General Meeting will be held from 8:45 to 9:20 followed by the keynote speaker and workshops after morning tea.

The program can be downloaded here. A registration form is available here for those who wish to register by completing  a hard copy of the form and then returning that to the Administration Officer, Trish Purcell by email trish.purcell@bigpond.com or by posting it. 

Online registration will open on Monday 9th February and will close at midnight on Sunday 10 March, 2015.

Participants can choose to do 1 x 2-hour workshop or two 1-hour workshops. Options are  explained on page 7 of the program.

 

Submissions are called from people willing to share their professional work with participants via presentations/workshops. The Date Claimer and Call for Presenters  gives further details of the program and information for presenters.

Venue: Corinda State High School
Starting: 8:30 AM
Saturday 14th March 2015
Ending: 1:00 PM
Phone Enquiries: 0408 753 959
Email Enquiries: info@etaq.org.au

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