Seminar 2, 2015

ETAQ's second seminar will be held on Saturday 30th May, 2015 at Brisbane Grammar School.

The theme is English in the middle years and the keynote will be presented by Professor Donna Pendergast, Dean and Head , School of Education and Professional Studies, Griffith University.  

The program can be downloaded now.  The registration form as a pdf can be downloaded here.  Registration can be completed on line or by downloading the registration form as a word document and completing it.

Registrations close on Saturday 23rd May, 2015

If you missed out on getting Jackie Manuel's Teenagers Reading at seminar 1, more copies will be available at seminar 2

Submissions are called from people willing to share their professional work with participants via presentations/workshops. The Call for Presenters is now available. Submissions from potential  presenters would be appreciated by Thursday 2nd April, 2015.

With the arrival of Year 7 learners in Queensland high schools in 2015, English teachers have been presented with the exciting opportunity to develop and renew our knowledge and understanding of the learning needs of the MIllennium Generation. While new school structures may have ben built and new learning spaces created to accommodate their arrival, we know that it is the pedagogy, curriculum and assessment employed in our English classrooms that is the real key to engaging and motivating young adolescent readers, writers, speakers and thinkers. This seminar aims to provide an opportunity for us to share our ideas, resources and experience of teaching English in the middle years (Years 5 - 9).

Venue: Brisbane Grammar School

Time: 8:30 - 1:00pm

Cost

Members  $50

Bona fide students or retirees: $25

Presenters:  free

Non-members: $75.

Venue: Brisbane Grammar School
Starting: 8:30 AM
Saturday 30th May 2015
Ending: 1:00 PM
Email Enquiries: info@etaq.org.au

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