Publications

ETAQ currently has two main print publications.

Words'Worth, the Association's journal, is currently published three times a year. This publication is not a formally peer-reviewed academic journal and is intended primarily as a forum for English teachers to share ideas about classroom practice. Units of work, shorter lesson resources, opinions about current curriculum issues are all welcome.  As far as possible, the aim is to have journal articles generated from keynote addresses and workshop sessions presented at seminars and the Annual State Conference.

Full details of a guide to contributors can be found inside the back cover of any issue of the journal. The current editor of Words'Worth is:

English Matters is a newsletter which is mainly compiled by the President. It is 4 pages in length and distributed 6 or 7 times a year. It contains reports on a variety of issues concerning English teaching as well as information about upcoming PD events.

In addition, email is used for communication with members.

ETAQ E-pistles are email bulletins distributed on an as-required basis. In recent years around 30 issues have been distributed each year.

ETAQ members also receive copies of English in Australia. This is the journal of the Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE), the national English teacher body with which ETAQ is affiliated.  This is a peer-reviewed academic journal which welcomes articles in any field of English, language and literacy education.

Upcoming Events

Walking with the Dead

Townsville Branch presents Walking with the Dead in West End Cemetery on Saturday 29 April from 9am till 11am.  Presenters: Ariella Van Luyn, writer Dr Shelley Greer, archaeologist Jane Ryder, local historian Download the flyer for more information. Participants should bring hat and sun protection, bottl...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 29th April 2017
Venue:   West End Cemetery
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Beginning Teachers' Day-2017

The Beginning Teachers' Day will be held on Saturday 6 May, 2017 from 8:30 till 3:00 pm.  The Program can be downloaded now. You may register online or by downloading the registration form, filling it in and sending it to adminofficer@etaq.org.au.  If you register online, you will get an on-screen message and a confirmat...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   8:30 AM
Date:   Saturday 6th May 2017
Venue:   Citipointe Christian College
Venue Address:   322 Wecker Road, Mansfield
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Seminar 2, 2017

Seminar 2 will be held on Saturday 27th May, 2017 at Mount Alvernia College,Kedron. The keynote adress to be presented by Misty Adoniou, University of Canberra, will address the theme of Diversity and Differentiation  in the English Classroom.   Dr Misty Adoniou is an Associate Professor in Language Literacy and TESL at...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   8:30 AM
Date:   Saturday 27th May 2017
Venue:   Mt Alvernia College
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Annual State Conference - 2017

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ETAQ Pre-Conference Birthday Celebration will be held on Friday 18 August from 5:30 to 7:30 with author Nick Earls as the guest speaker; and where we will honour those members who have been awarded a Botsman Award. More details will be available later. 50th Anniversay Dinner to be held on Saturday 19th ...

Category:   State Conference
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 19th August 2017
Venue:   Lourdes Hill School


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