Branch News

Branch News from Cairns

Final Meeting for 2014

will be held on Friday afternoon, 28th November at Trinity Bay SHS.

John Thomas will deliver a short presentation, re-visiting the Text-In-Context model of language in uuse as a first step towards further PD sessions in  2015. While Stephanie Sokolich-Wheeler will canvass members about the sort of professional development they would like for 2015.

The branch is hoping to host a Garry's Grammar Day early next year. This will be discussed at the meeting.

 

Branch News from Darling Downs Branch

Darling Downs branch will conduct their next PD on Wednesday  22nd October at Fairholme College. For further information, download the flyer here.

 

Branch News from Townsville

Townsville Branch is planning to host a Garry's Grammar Day in March 2015. Further details will be available when arrangements are finalised.

 

Upcoming Events

Beginning Teachers Day

The Beginning Teachers Day this year will be held on Saturday 27 October at University of South Queensland (USQ) Springfield campus, 37 Sinnathamby Blvd, Springfield Central. Registration will be in the Foyer of A block. . Dr Stew Riddle has organised with the campus security office for everyone attending on Saturday to be able to par...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   10:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 27th October 2018
Venue:   Springfield Campus of USQ
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Townsville Breakfast Book Club

Grace Loyden is organising a series of Breakfast Book Clubs starting at 9:00 am on: Sunday 11 February - Burial Rites by Hannah Kent Sunday 21 April - The White Earth by Andrew McGahan Sunday 5 August - Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood Sunday 28 October - We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 28th October 2018
  Repeating On specific dates
Venue:   Jam Corner Restaurant


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English Educator of the week

Rachael Christopherson
Brisbane Girls Grammar School

Number of years teaching:
25.  12 years at BGGS

Where else have you taught?
St Edmund's College, Ipswich (all boys)
Mt Alvernia College, Kedron (all girls)
Downlands College, Toowoomba (co-ed boarding with Ag Studies programme)

 

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