Membership

What does ETAQ membership offer me?

We offer a wide range of services and resources to keep you informed and enhance your professional development.

When you become a member with us, you'll be kept up to date with notifications of meetings, seminars and conferences via our ETAQ newsletters (English Matters) and regularly informed with email bulletins (ETAQ E-pistles). We offer wide access to publications from Phoenix and AATE, as well as resources from overseas. We also send you three copies a year of Words'Worth, the ETAQ journal, and issues of English in Australia, the AATE journal. Being a member means that you have access to professional learning opportunities around new syllabuses or developments in the broad field of English like the Annual State Conference and seminars plus other regional branch activities throughout the year.

How do I become a member?

Option 1: You can complete the membership form here and pay now or later.

Option 2: Or you can download the membership form, complete the details and  email your completed membership form, including credit card or EFT payment details, to the Administration Officer.

Option 3: Or you can download the membership form here and post it to us at:

The Administration Officer
ETAQ Inc.
PO Box 3375, STAFFORD QLD 4053

How much does membership cost?

  • Full (ie personal) Membership $99 (incl GST), a discounted rate of $79 for those outside the south-east corner of the state, i.e. west of Dalby or north of Gympie
  • Retiree $66 (incl GST)
  • Student Membership $50 (incl GST)
  • Corporate Membership $165 (incl GST)

Remember membership fees are tax-deductible.

Upcoming Events

Mythbusting: what exactly do English teachers look for?

Townsville branch will conduct an interactive workshop on Saturday 22 July, 2017, facilitated by Grace Loyden, Head of English, Townsville Grammar School. The topic is Mythbusting: what exactly do English teachers look for when marking an analytical exposition? For further information download the flyer.  RSVP to Heather...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 22nd July 2017
Venue:   Townsville Grammar School


50th Anniversary Social Events

Pre-conference birthday celebration will be held on Friday 18th August from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Marion Centre (roof top) 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...

Category:   Professional Development
Start Time:   5:30 PM
Date:   Friday 18th August 2017
Venue:   Lourdes Hill School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Annual State Conference - 2017

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ETAQ Annual State Conference will be held on Saturday 19 August, 2017 at Lourdes Hill College. Keynote speakers are Larissa McLean- Davies, University of Melbourne,  and Markus Zusak.  Dates to remember FRIDAY 14 JULY - EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSES Sunday 6 August Last day to buy tickets...

Category:   State Conference
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 19th August 2017
Venue:   Lourdes Hill School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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English Educator of the week

Rachael Christopherson
Brisbane Girls Grammar School

Number of years teaching:
25.  12 years at BGGS

Where else have you taught?
St Edmund's College, Ipswich (all boys)
Mt Alvernia College, Kedron (all girls)
Downlands College, Toowoomba (co-ed boarding with Ag Studies programme)

 

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