Peter Botsman Award 1999 

 

Esme Robinson

Esme has devoted the last thirty-five years of her life to the promotion and development of subject English in Queensland and has served in most roles available to English educators. She has worked extensively both inside the classroom (as teacher, HOD, seminar/workshop presenter, conference speaker, innovative program developer at the cutting edge of implementation) and outside the classroom as a member of innumerable committees including a decade as president of ETAQ and as consultant on a huge range of projects.

During her career she has inspired and influenced three generations of teachers and students with her great love of language, her enthusiasm and her humanity. Her tireless efforts both inside and outside the classroom demonstrate that she is truly an English educator for all situations.

Upcoming Events

Early Career Conference 2022: Writing our future?

Writing our future? - a conference presented by and for early career teachers  on Saturday 22 October at Wynnum SHS (tbc)

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 22nd October 2022
Venue: Wynnum SHS


External Examination Preparation

Registration Scroll down to register - but please do read this information Schools should register each teacher who will be using the materials.  Acting on feedback from last year, we will be making the materials available earlier this year. We will be running the External Examination Preparation as one package with more fl...

Category: Student (and teacher) Event
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 29th October 2022
Venue: Online
Phone Enquiries: 0455464000
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Writing our future in Essential English 2022

Writing our future in Essential English - a community of practice especially for teachers of Essential English on Saturday 5 November.

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 5th November 2022
Venue: To be confirmed


Indigenous Perspectives in the Junior Curriculum

After a work program review Town High explored ways to better embed indigenous perspectives in the year 7 program through a novella study of Black Cockatoo.  The unit became our first taste of analytical essay writing in year 7, in preparation for subsequent years.  We found greater engagement from students across the board. ...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Friday 2nd December 2022
Venue: Town High, Townsville
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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