Seminar 2, 2017

Seminar 2 will be held on Saturday 27th May, 2017 at Mount Alvernia College,Kedron.

The keynote adress to be presented by Misty Adoniou, University of Canberra, will address the theme of Diversity and Differentiation  in the English Classroom. 

 Dr Misty Adoniou is an Associate Professor in Language Literacy and TESL at the University of Canberra. She is a past-President of the Australian Council of TESOL Associations, and is currently on the Board of Directors of TESOL International, an affiliation of 116 teachers associations around the globe. She was the lead writer for the Australian Curriculum's English as an Additional Language Teachers Resource and has been an advisor on Equity and Diversity in the Australian Curriculum. She delivers professional learning to teachers around the country and internationally, from Anchorage to Washington DC, and from Athens to Hong Kong.
She presents and writes regularly on education for the online news site The Conversation https://theconversation.com/columns/misty-adoniou-107235

The program is now available for downloading and will be mailed to members on 11 April. Online registrations are now open l and will remain open until Sunday 21 May. Or if you wish you may downoad the registration form, complete it and email it to Adminofficer@etaq.org,au 

If you register online, you will receive an on-screen confirmation and an email confirming your registration. No confirmation? Contact Trish Purcell at adminofficer@etaq.org.au

 

Venue: Mt Alvernia College
Starting: 8:30 AM
Saturday 27th May 2017
Ending: 1:00 PM
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

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