State Conference 2019

State Conference will be held on 17th August 2019 at Lourdes Hill College,Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne.

An alphabetical list of the registrations at 10pm on Monday 12 August is available here. If you think your name should be here but it isn't, please contact Trish at trish.purcell@bigpond.com as soon as you can.

Registrations are closing on Sunday 4 August.

Bronwyn Lea, UQ will present a keynote address on the value of  poetry in the new curriculum landscape. Dr Claire Hansen from JCU will present the second keynote entitled 'Complexifying' Shakespeare: reinvigorating our teaching of Shakespeare

As usual there will be a huge range of practical and inspirational workshops in three sessions for you to choose from. We are very pleased to be able to announce that Karen Yager has agreed to return to present a workshop entitled Lifting the Performance of Senior Students. This workshop will elaborate on the material she presented towards the end of her keynote address at the May Masterclass.

The program is available  The Program is being posted to members on 13th June.

As there are 15/16/17 options for each workshop session, please read the options carefully before registering.  If you must change your preferences, please email trish.purcell@bigpond.com. Your workshop selections are downloaded when you register and we do not go back to this data so on-line changes will not be picked up

You may register online or by completing the registration form and emailing it to trish.purcell@bigpond.com

As all the workshops currently listed for each session may not actually run, you do need to select TWO DIFFERENT choices.

NOTE:  Workshop 1D and 3D has been withdrawn and will not appear in the  list of options.

The workshop 'Power of Appraisal' is not being offered in session 2 and does not appear in the list of options.

Cancellation policy You may replace any name on your registration form, but please let me know by email the name of the replacement person so I can  prepare the correct Certificate of Participation and workshop program. If you cancel by Sunday 4th August, you will receive a full refund; by Friday 9th August, a 50% refund. After that, no refund is possible.

When you have completed the on-line registration, you will get an on-screen confirmation, if you do not get this, contact  trish.purcell@bigpond.com

Early bird registration closes on 26 July.  Closing date for registrations is Sunday 4th August.

Registration fees

 

Category       Early Bird After 26 July
Personal member 143 193
1st on Corporate membership 143 193
2nd and subsequent on Corporate  154 204
Presenter, student volunteer 44 94
F/T student 66 116
Retiree 66 116
Non-member 190 240
Late fee - applicable after 4th August    

 

The major publishers will all be mounting displays and running competitions.

 

Venue: Lourdes Hill School
Starting: 8:45 AM
Saturday 17th August 2019
Ending: 5:00 PM
Phone Enquiries: 0455 464 000
Email Enquiries: trish.purcell@bigpond.com

Upcoming Events

JCU Spectacular

"Double, double toil and trouble": Creative Writing and Macbeth Professional Development Workshops
Dr Emma Maguire and Dr Claire Hansen

In this double workshop PD session, join Dr Emma Maguire for a one-hour workshop on creative writing, and Dr Claire Hansen for a one-hour session on teaching Macbeth. Discover the essential e...

Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 25th July 2020
Venue:   Online
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Diving Deep into External Assessment

Student (and teacher) event: Diving Deep into the Analytical Essay Pre-recorded materials open to registered participants from 3pm,  with live discussion in half hour blocks from 4pm - 5:30pm. Live discussions will primarily relate to Writing the Analytical Essay, but students will be free to ask questions about their selected texts....

Category:   Student (and teacher) Event
Start Time:   3:00 PM
Date:   Wednesday 9th September 2020
Venue:   Online
Phone Enquiries:   0455464000


Diving Deep into the Analytical Essay for teachers

The Teacher workshop  Pre-recorded workshop open to registered participants, with live discussion from 11am - 12pm.
Final Preparation for the EA will explore: the advice provided in Writing the Analytical Essay; giving quality formative feedback to students; trouble-shooting common problems.
After the event: The pre-recorded teac...

Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 12th September 2020
Venue:   Online
Phone Enquiries:   0455464000


SCCC Resource sharing

Andrew Snee and the Senior English staff at  Southern Cross Catholic College would like to share some of the teaching strategies and modelling/scaffolding resources that have been implemented and devised for the demands of general English. From analysing representations of prejudice and alienation in literary texts to creating engaging im...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 17th October 2020
Venue:   Southern Cross Catholic College


Early Career Conference 2020: Diving Deep into Teaching

This event for teachers in their first firve years of teaching and those who are new to the teaching of English will submerge you in a new, colourful, and enchanting world where you can engage with your peers. it is also a 'not to be missed' event for preservice teachers.  This event will be re-scheduled for term 4 ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 24th October 2020
Venue:   Griffith University, Mt Gravatt campus
Venue Address:   176 Messines Ridge Rd, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122


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