Masterclass - Unit 3

This event will allow participants to explore the syllabus and teaching strategies in detail for semester 3.

A Unit plan for English  Unit 3 for use in  English on Saturday 19 May and Sunday 20 is now available. 

Day one will deal with English and Literature, while day two will repeat the English sessions and also offer EALD and English Essentials. The Date Claimer gives further details of the program.

Program is now availableand registrations will open on 12 April. Registrations will close on Friday 11 May OR when the session is fully booked. Preference will be given to members in the allocation of places. Non-members may register but places will not be confirmed until Sunday 14 May. It is recommended that non-members do not pay until their places have been confirmed.

UPDATE on registrations - REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Registration form is available here. 

Participants may register for 1 day or two days. Prices are $150 for 1 day and $250 for two days.

Date: Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May 2018 

Venue: University of Queensland. A map showing locations  of blocks used is available here.

Registration on Saturday 19th will be in Abel Smith Theatre and on Sunday, it will be in the Llew Edwards Building.

ETAQ will be selling the novels and other texts from the prescribed list for English on this day, along with other popular items.

Venue:University of Queensland
Starting:9:00 AM
Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Ending:3:00 PM
Saturday 26th May 2018
Phone Enquiries:0455 464 000
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

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