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

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