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

Short Stories - Year 11

Emma Monfries and Kiri Lucas will present some practical activities and observations from Unit 2: Texts and Culture.  With these activities, students can conceptualise in concrete ways the relationship between place and culture, for example, through layered maps, and to convey this in texts such as short stories.  Students can a...

Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 15th February 2020
Venue:   Ryan Catholic College
Email Enquiries:   trish.purcell@bigpond.com


An Afternoon with Christine Hills

The Darling Downs Branch will present an Afternoon with Christine Hills and the Collins Writing Program on Wednesday, 26 February, 2020. Afternoon tea will be served from 3:15 to 3:45 pm. This workshop will allow teachers and school leaders an opportunity to: Explore elements of grammar that are central to good writing and align w...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   3:15 PM
Date:   Wednesday 26th February 2020
Venue:   St Ursula's - Toowoomba
Email Enquiries:   trish.purcell@bigpond.com


March Seminar 2020: Diving Deep into Story

Literature is the lifeblood of the English classroom and we all endeavour to make our classrooms creative spaces, helping students to experience the pleasures of responding to and creating literature. This seminar will explore diverse ideas related to creativity in English. The keynote address will be presented by Assoc. Professor Kim Wil...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   8:10 AM
Date:   Saturday 21st March 2020
Venue:   Griffith University TBC
Phone Enquiries:   0455464000


Diving into Analytical Writing

ETAQ will present a session on how to write an 'analytical essay' on Tuesday 28 April, at Aquinas College, Edmund Rice Drive, ASHMORE. In 2020, students will be required to write an 'analytical essay' in the external exam for General English. However, the term 'essay' is not used consistently across subject areas a...

Category:   Professional Development
Start Time:   3:15 PM
Date:   Tuesday 28th April 2020
Venue:   Aquinas College
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Tony Hytch presents

Tony will present a session entitled  "Getting students assessment ready for Essential English" at Pimlico State High School, Townsville on Saturday 2nd May, 2020. Teachers will explore teh possible options for assessment in Units 1 and 2. In particular how to develop an assessment program which best prepares students for the t...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 2nd May 2020
Venue:   Pimlico High School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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