Seminar 1, 2017

ETAQ's first event for 2017, our 50th Anniversary year, will be  seminar 1 on Saturday 11 March, 2017 at Corinda State High School with the theme Tectonic Shifts: Changes and challenges for assessment and learning in English.

Claire Wyatt-Smith, Professor of Educational  Assessment and Literacy  and Institute Director of the Learning Sciences Institute Australia will present the keynote address titled English and teachers' work: reframing standards referenced assessment. Claire's address will be supported by a suite of workshops.

Full details are in the updated version of the  program  which was mailed to all members on Monday 6 February or you may download a copy. You may register for this event from the link below or if you wish, you may download the registration form, and complete it.

And of course, AbFab will be catering again for this event.

Late changes to the program

We have been advised today (Tuesday 7 February) that unfortunately Aida and Ian McLeod will not be able to attend to present their workshop. However, they have prepared a video of the entire presentation which will be played during the workshop and will be avaiilable to members in the Resources area of the website.

Jamie Seefeld has been added to the list of presenters for the panel discussion Workshop H.

 

Venue: Corinda State High School
Starting: 8:20 AM
Saturday 11th March 2017
Ending: 1:10 PM
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

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