Annual State Conference - 2017

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ETAQ

Annual State Conference

will be held on Saturday 19 August, 2017 at Lourdes Hill College. Keynote speakers are Larissa McLean- Davies, University of Melbourne,  and Markus Zusak

As we have record attendance registrations will open at 8am on Saturday morning. If you are driving allow yourself plenty of time to find a park and walk to the venue. There is no parking on the school grounds.

The Program is available here. 

Workshops 1J, 2N and 3D are fully booked; no more registrations will be accepted for these workshops. These wosrkshops have been removed from the online registration options and have been deleted from the updated registration form. 

A big thank you to all who registered early. A list of everyone who has registered as at 14 August is available  for you to  check I have your name and special dietary requirements (if applicable). Questions, comments, concerns etc? Email adminofficer@etaq.org.au asap. This list was updated on Sunday 13 August after registrations closed.  

A list of Life Members and others attending the dinner on Saturday evening and guests including Botsman awardees attending the Friday evening birthday celebrations is also available.

Unfortunately, Simon Kindt,  the presenter of Workshop 1H and 2I is now unavailable. Registrants who selected this workshop have been allocated to their second choice.

Registration fees

 

Membership category

Early Bird

After 14 July
Personal member 143 193
Corporate member - first registration 143 193
Corporate member - second registration 154 204
Retiree 66 116
Full time student 66 116
Presenter 44 94
Non-member 190 240

Pre-conference birthday celebration and 50th Anniversary Dinner

for further information on these events 

 

 

Venue: Lourdes Hill School
Starting: 8:00 AM
Saturday 19th August 2017
Ending: 5:00 PM
Sunday 20th August 2017
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

Annual State Conference - 2017

Upcoming Events

Grace Loyden & the new SATE

Grace Loyden will present a session on a aspects of the new SATE at Townsville Grammar School on Saturday 28th July 2018, starting at 9:00 am. Cost is $20 which is to be paid by the website. Download the flyer for all the details. ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 28th July 2018
Venue:   Townsville Grammar School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Townsville Breakfast Book Club

Grace Loyden is organising a series of Breakfast Book Clubs starting at 9:00 am on: Sunday 11 February - Burial Rites by Hannah Kent Sunday 21 April - The White Earth by Andrew McGahan Sunday 5 August - Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood Sunday 28 October - We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 5th August 2018
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Venue:   Jam Corner Restaurant


State Conference 2018

State Conference in 2018 will address the theme Vision 2020: Seeing the future of English Teaching. Keynote speakers: Samuel Wagan Watson is an award-winning Indigenous poet and professional raconteur. Born in Brisbane in 1972, he is of Munanjali, Birri Gubba, German and Irish descent. Samuel's first collection of poems won the 19...

Category:   State Conference
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 18th August 2018
Venue:   Lourdes Hill School
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Masterclass - Unit 4

This event will provide participants with the opportunity to explore the syllabus for semester 4 in detail. English and Literature will be offered on Day One; English will be repeated on DayTwo together with EALD and Essential English. Participants may register for one day or both. Program will be available on Thursday 13 September. R...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 20th October 2018
Venue:   QUT, Kelvin Grove
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Beginning Teachers Day

The Beginning Teachers Day this year will be held on Saturday 27 October at University of South Queensland (USQ) Springfield campus. This day is designed to meet the needs of pre-service teachers, those in their first five years of teaching and more experienced teachers who are new to teaching English. The program will be available on...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 27th October 2018
Venue:   Springfield Campus of USQ
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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