English Matters 2014

is the Newsletter of ETAQ Inc. It is usually published 6 times a year and contains items of interest to all English  teachers.    

Newsletter No 1/14 contains the following topics: Australia Day honour for Paul Sherman, Renewal of membership, new website, Review of the Australian Curriculum, 2014 AATE/ALEA national conference in Darwin, Assistance to attend the national conference, Brisbane March seminar, AGM, Literary and Digital Story competitions, AATE 50th jubilee, English and related educational matters in the media, Brisbane PD dates for 2014, and Branch news

Newsletter no 2/14 contains the following topics: renewal of membership, Annual General Meeeting, Paul Sherman appointed a Life Member, Research survey re English teacher knowledge about language, new website, review of the Australian Curriculum, 2014 AATE/ALEA national conference in Darwin, assistance to attend the national conference, AATE 50th jubilee, English (& related educational matters) in the media, Brisbane PD dates for 2014

Newsletter no 3/14 contains the following topics: All things visual, grammar refresher, from the president, members' profit sponsor memberships, digital story competition, beginning teachers day sponsorship, Garry's letters.

Newsletter no 4/14contains the following topics: Reading Australia Resources, seminar 2 feedback including access to Google Hang-Out videos, branch news Cairns and Toowoomba, TESS network for ESL teachers

Newsletter no 5/14 contains the following topics: Events in October, State Conference report, AEF review, branch news from Toowoomba and Townsville, new Hamlet film for schools and Digital Story competition.

Newsletter no 6/14 contains the following topics: Literary Excellence, English Communication forum, Literary Breakfast, branch news, and a literary competition story.

Upcoming Events

October Ext Exam Prep Q & A

Have a question about writing the Analytical Essay? Final Q & A sessions will be offered on Thursday 13 October at 4pm, 4:30 and 5:00. These are included in your package (i.e. no further payment is required) but you do need to register to receive the link for the zoom meeting. The link will be sent out on Wednesday morning;...

Category: Zoom meeting
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Thursday 13th October 2022
Venue: ZOOM
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Understanding Shakespeare

Rob Pensalfini will present this workshop via zoom on Saturday 15 October from 9am till 11 am. For further information download the flyer . Details for joining the zoom meeting will be sent on Wednesday 12 October. As this message will be sent to the email address in the registration it is important that you use your own address, rath...

Category: Workshop
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 15th October 2022
Venue: ZOOM
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Early Career Conference 2022: Writing our future?

Writing our future - a conference presented by and for early career teachers. When: Saturday 22 October Where: Wynnum High School, Library Time: 9:00 - 3:00pm  ‘Any curriculum, good or bad, will sink or float on the culture of the classroom in which it is enacted.’ Ron Ritchhart This conference will consider:...

Category: Conference
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 22nd October 2022
Venue: Wynnum SHS
Venue Address: 25 Peel Street, MANLY
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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 at St Joseph's, Nudgee College, Sandgate Road Boondall. ETAQ invites teachers of Essential English to a morning of sharing of ideas and invites you to submit a proposal for a short presentation or a wo...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 5th November 2022
Venue: St Joseph's, Nudgee College
Venue Address: Sandgate Road, BOONDALL


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