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

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 Text List Crash Course. You are invited to explore, with the guidance of experts, a selection of texts from the recently released text list. ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 17th March 2018
Venue:   St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School
Venue Address:   11 Ruthven Street, Corinda
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Townsville Breakfast Book Club

Grace Loyden is organising a series of Breakfast Book Clubs starting at 9:00 am on: Sunday 11 February - Burial Rites by Hannah Kent Sunday 21 April - The White Earth by Andrew McGahan Sunday 5 August - Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood Sunday 28 October - We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 21st April 2018
  Repeating On specific dates
Venue:   Jam Corner Restaurant


Quality Assessment Intensive

A full day program exploring Quality Assessment in the context of the new English syllabuses. The first session will consist of keynotes presented by Dr Jill Willis,and Dr Kelli McGraw, In the second session, Claire Stevens and Adam Da vey will present an interactive session while in session three, participants will and break out into a numbe...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 28th April 2018
Venue:   The Ship Inn, Southbank
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Masterclass - Unit 3

This event will allow participants to explore the syllabus and teaching strategies in detail for semester 3. Day one will deal with English and Literature, while day two will repeat the English sessions and also offer EALD and English Essentials. The Date Claimer gives further details of the program. Program will be available on 11 Ap...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 19th May 2018
Venue:   University of Queensland
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
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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