State Conference August 2019

Written on the 10 June 2019 by Trish Purcell, Admin Officer

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 here for everyone.
The Program has been uploaded to the website and is currently being printed and will be mailed to members later this week.  Maximums will apply to some of the workshops; places will be allocated in the order of receipt of registration. Get in early for best choice!
It is expected that not all workshops listed will actually run so it is important that you choose TWO DIFFERENT workshops for each session as requested.
Key dates to remember:
State Conference is on Saturday 17 August
Early bird registration closes on Friday 26 July

Registration closes Sunday 4 August.
For further information, contact trish.purcell@bigpond.com

 


Author: Trish Purcell, Admin Officer

Upcoming Events

Short Stories - Year 11

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Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 15th February 2020
Venue:   Ryan Catholic College
Email Enquiries:   trish.purcell@bigpond.com


An Afternoon with Christine Hills

The Darling Downs Branch will present an Afternoon with Christine Hills and the Collins Writing Program on Wednesday, 26 February, 2020. Afternoon tea will be served from 3:15 to 3:45 pm. This workshop will allow teachers and school leaders an opportunity to: Explore elements of grammar that are central to good writing and align w...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   3:15 PM
Date:   Wednesday 26th February 2020
Venue:   St Ursula's - Toowoomba
Email Enquiries:   trish.purcell@bigpond.com


March Seminar 2020: Diving Deep into Story

Literature is the lifeblood of the English classroom and we all endeavour to make our classrooms creative spaces, helping students to experience the pleasures of responding to and creating literature. This seminar will explore diverse ideas related to creativity in English. The keynote address will be presented by Assoc. Professor Kim Wil...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   8:10 AM
Date:   Saturday 21st March 2020
Venue:   Griffith University TBC
Phone Enquiries:   0455464000


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Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 2nd May 2020
Venue:   Pimlico High School


Early Career Conference 2020: Diving Deep into Teaching

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Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
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Venue:   To be confirmed


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