March Seminar 2018 - Text List Crash Course

2018 will see the launch of our Vision 2020 series of professional development events. An outline of the program for 2018 is now available

The theme for the March Seminar  is Text List Crash Course. You are invited to explore, with the guidance of experts, a selection of texts from the recently released text list.

The March seminar program is now available and registrations will open on Friday 9 February. You may register online or download the registration form and email it.

Note: Text Workshop 1 (The White Earth),  Text Workshop 2 (Burial Rites by Hannah Kent), and Junior Secondary Wor kshop 1 are now fully booked and do not appear in the  options for the first session of Panels and Workshops.

The Film and Media Panel and Text workshop 3 (We are all completely beside ourselves) in session 2 are now full and do not appear in the options for session 2.

There is very limited parking on site -  40 places only. 

As we have 370  people registered, close street parking will quickly be taken up. Please allow sufficient time to park and walk to the venue.

You may decide to use the QR commuter car park for Corinda  railway station which is on the other side of Aidans Way. 

Entrance to the railway car park is from Browne Street on the other side of the station. If you are parking here, it is suggested you take care to avoid the Nelson Centre car park which has a big sign warning that it is 1 hour for customers only.

See map of the school, Registration, tea and coffee, morning tea and most of the Panels and Workshops will be in The Link. The AGM and keynotes will be in the Christine Hartland Centre (gymnasium)

The venue is St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School 11 Ruthven Street, CORINDA on Saturday 17 March 2018 from 9:00 to 1:10. Note: This is not the same venue as last year. 

Venue: St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School
Venue Address: 11 Ruthven Street, Corinda
Starting: 8:00 AM
Saturday 17th March 2018
Ending: 1:00 PM
Phone Enquiries: 0455 464 000
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

Upcoming Events

Grammar Day 2018

A half day grammar workshop will be presented by Garry Collins at the Springfield Campus of The University of Southern Queensland on Saturday 9th June, 2018. As the venue can accommodate 72, registration will close when we reach that number or Monday 4th June, 2018. If you wish to come, you are advised to register early. For all the d...

Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 9th June 2018
Venue:   Springfield Campus of USQ
Venue Address:   www.usq.edu.au/springfield
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


AATE/ALEA CONFERENCE 2018

THE ART OF ENGLISH language  -  literature  -  literacy The AATE/ALEA English Literacy National Conference 2018 will be held in Perth from 8 July - 11 July 2018. Download the flyer here, or go to the website englishliteracyconference.com.au for all the latest information.   ...

Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 8th July 2018
Venue:   Perth


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
  Repeating On specific dates
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


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