Debbie Owens, editor of Words'Worth
Deb has a long history of teaching subject English. Her first experience of a Queensland English syllabus was in 1988. Since that time her experiences include the opportunity to spend 7 years as a member of the B35 State panel. Deb has, in the past, published in Words'Worth and in refereed academic journals. She has presented at an ETAQ conference, along with other national and international conference presentations linked to what was her PhD candidature. Here is a truncated timeline of her professional experiences:
Victoria: trained and taught English and Humanities for 10 years;
Queensland (Capricorn Coast region): 15 years as English teacher in a 7 12 boys' day/boarding school, became Head of Performing Arts, PE & LOTE followed by Head of English and Drama; PhD candidate (Gendered Identities in the Drama Classroom); 5 years as Deputy Principal and English teacher at a girls' day/boarding school P -12; 2 years as an independent Curriculum Consultant Phase 1 Australian Curriculum implementation; Head of Academic Performance and English teacher at a co-educational college; Head of English and LOTE and English/Drama teacher at a girls' day/boarding college

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Essential English: Community of Practice 2021

Following on from the success of last year's event for teachers of Essential English, we will be running this event again this year with some modifications. The program is available and registrations are now open. Venue: Deception Bay SHS, Phillip Street, DECEPTION BAY. Registrations will close on Saturday 30 October. Interes...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 6th November 2021
Venue: Deception Bay SHS
Venue Address: Phillip Parade, DECEPTION BAY
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Grammar PD term 4

To assist attendees to develop their understandings of grammar in order to fully comprehend and to effectively teach the Australia Curriculum: English (AC:E), a further session will be held on Saturday 20 November at John Paul College.  The flyer gives further details.  Registration will close on 14 November.  ...

Category: Workshop
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 20th November 2021
Venue: John Paul College
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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