Seminar 1, 2015 Getting Reading Right 

ETAQ's first major PD activity in Brisbane for 2015 will be a seminar to be conducted at Corinda State High School on Saturday 14 March 2015.
The theme is "Getting Reading Right". The keynote address, presented by Associate Professor Jacqueline Manuel will be complemented by a range of supporting workshops to be presented by Chelsea Parakas, Garry Collins,Julie Bliss, Pat Hipwell, Dr Cherie Allan, Anthony Ingold and Ana Culic, Natalie Fong and Heather Costello, Erin Geddes and Fiona Laing.

Lindsay Williams will also chair a panel discussion featuring Jackie Manuel, Michelle Ragen and James Moloney.

The AGM will be conducted in conjunction with this seminar. AGM starts at 8:45 am sharp.


Details of the program are now  available,
To download the registration form:
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as a pdf document click here (not available yet)

The AGM will be conducted in conjunction with this seminar. AGM will start at 8:45 sharp

Venue: Corinda State High School, corner Pratten Street and Lynne-Grove Avenue

Time: AGM 8:45- 9:20; Keynote speaker starts at 9:25 am

Finish 1:05 pm

Registration is now open and will close on Monday 9 March.

Cost:

Members: $50

bona fide students and retirees: $25

Non-members: $75

Presenters: free

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