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State Conference August 2019

Planning for our flagship event is well underway. Bronwyn Lea, UQ and Claire Hansen, JCU have agreed to present the keynotes. Karen Yager  who was so enthusiastically received at the May Master class has also agreed to make a return visit. In addition to this, we have 27 different workshops spread over three sessions. Sure to be lots her...

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Townsville ETAQ branch goes to JCU

Wow! On Saturday 4th May Townsville ETAQ went to James Cook University and had a lot of fun!

The conference was opened by Professor Richard Nile Head of Humanities at James Cook University, Professor Australian History. JCU recognises the significance that technology has on our practice in humanities disciplines. We explored some old an...

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May Master class

Ready, Set ... Mark The May Masterclass On 18 May at the University of Queensland, Karen Yager (ETANSW president) and QCAA PPO Satu Cooper focused on quality assessment and marking. The 2 keynotes encompassed both senior and junior secondary. Resources from Karen Yager's inspiring keynote have been saved in the member section of the ETAQ...

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Shakespeare Reloaded Imaginarium

On Saturday 1st June, the Townsville ETAQ branch gathered at JCU for an exciting professional development opportunity with Shakespeare Reloaded. We were incredibly lucky to have a long session with Professor Liam Semler and Associate Professor Jackie Manuel, from Sydney University who were both extremely warm and generous presenters. Profe...

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Gandel Holocaust Studies Program

Applications for scholarships are now open for the national and highly regarded "Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators" for 2019-2020. 
We are currently seeking applications from active and qualified secondary school teachers for the 2019-2020 intake. This is a fully funded graduate program and teachers of...

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