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Michelle Ragen

Michelle Ragen is an English teacher and the Teacher Librarian – Literature at Brisbane Grammar School. After teaching at both Atherton State High School and Helensvale State High School, Michelle enlisted in the Australian Army as an Education Officer.  Keen to return to secondary teaching, Michelle discharged from the Army in Darwin and taught the International Baccalaureate program at Kormilda College.  Michelle was the Head of English there for two years and the Secretary of ETANT prior to returning to Brisbane.  In 2010, Michelle completed a Master of Education degree, and in 2011 was thrilled to be the recipient of the Peter Botsman Award.

Upcoming Events

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
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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
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