ETAQ foundation member Paul Sherman was awarded an OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) in the 2014 Australia Day Honours list. The citation read: “For service to the arts as a poet and playwright, and to education.”
Hearty congratulations are extended to Paul and to those who initiated his nomination which ETAQ was delighted to have the opportunity to support.
The Management Committee decided last year to acknowledge Paul’s long service to English teaching in Queensland by awarding him Life Membership of ETAQ. It is anticipated that this decision will be ratified at the AGM in March and the presentation made at the state conference in August.
The photo shows Paul as King Lear in a performance in one of his regular school visits.
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...
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. ...
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