English Communication Forum

The 2016 English Communication Forum aims to provide strategies by (and for) teachers of this subject to help increase engagement in the classroom.

It will be held on Thursday 20 October from 3:30 pm to 5:50 at Northside Christian College, 151 Flockton Street, Everton Park. Afternoon tea will be served from 3:30 to 4:00 pm.

For further information, download the flyer.You may register online now or download the registration form, complete it and email it to adminofficer@etaq.org.au. 

Registrations by Sunday 16 October 2016 would be appreciated.

When you complete an online registration you will receive an on-screen confirmation and a confirmation email. If this does not happen, please contact Trish Purcell at trish.purcell@bigpond.com.

 

Venue: Northside Christian College
Starting: 3:30 PM
Thursday 20th October 2016
Ending: 6:00 PM

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