50th Anniversary Social Events

Pre-conference birthday celebration

will be held on Friday 18th August from 5:30 to 7:30 pm on Balcony 2, Bernadette Centre  of Lourdes Hill College. Drinks and finger food will be served.

On this occasion, we will honour all those illustrious teachers who have been awarded a Peter Botsman Award.

Later Nick Earls will entertain us with  stories of Writing (from) Queensland - 1980s to now. We will be selling copies of Nick's Wisdom Tree novella series which Nick will autograph.

Cost:  $30

Dress: Smart casual

50th Anniversary Dinner

Will provide us with the opportunity to honour life members, presidents and patrons. Speakers will be Glyn Davies, one of the oldest living members of ETAQ and Frances Whiting, a columnist, journalist and author.

Seating for dinner will be in either a E shape or U shape. Guests will be able to nominate who they would like to sit with.

Where:  United Service Club, 183 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane

When:  Saturday 19 August, 2017 from 6:30 pm

Cost: $85

Dress Code:  Men - long or short sleeve buttoned shirt with collar, tailored trousers, business shoes.

                   Women - dress or jacket/blouse with skirt or tailored trousers

 

 

Venue: Lourdes Hill School
Starting: 5:30 PM
Friday 18th August 2017
Ending: 11:00 PM
Saturday 19th August 2017
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

Upcoming Events

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This event will assist attendees to develop their understandings of grammar in order to fully comprehend and to effectively teach the  Australian Curriculum: English (AC:E). It is also highly relevant to Years 11 and 12. When: Saturday 10 February, 2018, from 9:00 am to 2:15 pm Where: JCU Education Central. Fur...

Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 10th February 2018
Venue:   James Cook University
Phone Enquiries:   0455464000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


March Seminar 2018 - Text List Crash Course

2018 will see the launch of our Vision 2020 series of professional development events. An outline of the program for 2018 is now available The theme for the March Seminar  is a Crash Course in the Text List. You are invited to explore, with the guidance of experts, a selection of texts from the recently released text list. The D...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 17th March 2018
Venue:   St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School
Phone Enquiries:   455464000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


AATE/ALEA CONFERENCE 2018

THE ART OF ENGLISH language  -  literature  -  literacy The AATE/ALEA English Literacy National Conference 2018 will be held in Perth from 8 July - 11 July 2018. Download the flyer here, or go to the website englishliteracyconference.com.au for all the latest information.   ...

Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 8th July 2018
Venue:   Perth


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