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 available and 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

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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