Annual State Conference-2014

ETAQ's annual State Conference will be held on Saturday 16 August 2014 featuring Dr Anita Jetnikoff  as keynote speaker and a suite of workshops and panel discussions.

The theme is Great Expectations: stability and change in English teaching.

The .Program is now available and can  be downloaded. The workshop selection form and registration form are also available. 

Map of the College is available here, registration will be in the GSC hall

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  • Note that there is NO off-street parking,you would be well advised to allow extra  time to find parking on the surrounding streets.
  •  Look for the ETAQ banner at the entrance.
  • Cambridge University Press, Macmillan and Oxford University Press will be represented.

Workshops 2D, 3B and 3D are fully subscribed.

Registration can be completed: 

  • online,   (online registration will close on 10 August) or
  • by completing the registration form and workshop selection  and emailing them to the Administration Officer at trish.purcell@bigpond.com, or
  • mailing the forms to The Adminstration Officer, ETAQ, PO Box 3375, STAFFORD  DC  QLD  4503

Registration closes at 11:59 pm on Sunday 10 August.  Registrations received after that  date will be subject to a $20 late fee

Payment may be made by

  • EFT to The English Teachers Assoc'n of Qld  BSB 014262, account number 285647675
  • sending your credit card details
  • online
  • cheque or money order

Cancellation Policy 

  • cancel by Monday 11 August, refund of fee less $20
  • cancel by Friday 15 August, refund of fee less $60
  • after Friday 15 August NO refund

Jim Buckley Memorial Scholarship is offered each year to assist country members to attend ETAQ's annual State Conference in recognition of Jim's outstanding contribution to ETAQ over 20 years as Treasurer and Administration Officer.

Sponsorship of free registration plus $200 to contribute towards travel and accommodation is available for three regional/country members. Sponsorship of free registration for a student in the metropolitan area is also available.

Applications to Fiona Laing at flain1@eq.edu.au explaining why you would be a suitable recipient. In return, you will be expected to write an article for Words'Worth on some aspect of the conference. Applications close 27 July. Successful applicants will be advised by 3 August.

 

Venue: Lourdes Hill School
Starting: 8:15 AM
Saturday 16th August 2014
Ending: 5:00 PM
Email Enquiries: trish.purcell@bigpond.com

Upcoming Events

Literature Spectacular

Graham Joseph from Ryan Catholic College will present a workshop designed for teachers who are thinking about introducing Literature, delivering Literature for the first time or looking to review their Literature course in the near future. In the first part of the workshop, we will explore a framework for delivering a Literature course that c...

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Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 13th February 2021
Venue:   ZOOM
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


March Seminar 2021: Challenge and Change: Doing things differently

We are delighted to announce that we will be back with face to face professional learing events in 2021 - usual format but wtih some important changes: the March Seminar will be a full day event; the AATE-ALEA National Conference will be held in Brisbane in July and consequently there will not be a state conference. Other events for the year ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 13th March 2021
Venue:   Iona College
Venue Address:   85 North Road, LINDUM
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000


Grammar at Hervey Bay

A grammar workshop will be held at Hervey Bay State High School to assist attendees to develop their understandings of grammar in order to fully comprehend and to effectively teach the Australia Curriculum: English (AC:E). Also highly relevant to Years 11 & 12. This will be an updated re-run of the activity conducted in both 2018 and ...

Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 27th March 2021
Venue:   Hervey Bay State High School
Venue Address:   56 Beach Road, Hervey Bay
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


JCU Spectacular

Join Dr Claire Hansen for a two-hour session on teaching Macbeth. We'll dive into an exploration of the language of Macbeth and teaching strategies to engage students with Shakespeare's Scottish play.  The workshop will also explore learning activities for Macbeth created by the Shakespeare Reloaded project. This session will...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 22nd May 2021
Venue:   ZOOM
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Grammar Day

ETAQ will be conducting another of the very successful grammar days on Saturday 29 May 2021.  If your school would like to host this event, please contact Admin Officer.

Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 29th May 2021
Venue:   To be advised


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