Early Career Conference

The Early Career Conference will be held at the University of Southern Queensland, Springfield Campus. 

The program is now available here and will be mailed to members later this week. Registrations are now open and will close on Tuesday 23rd October, 2019. You may register online or by completing the registration form and mailing it to trish.purcell@bigpond.com.

Schools may replace any name of their registration form but please let us know so that we can have the correct certificate of participation prepared.

Cancellation Policy - if you find that you are no longer able to come, you may transfer your registration to another person. Ifyou cancel your registraton by Tuesday 22nd October, you will receive a full refund, by Thursday 24th October, a 50% refund. After Thursday, no refund is possible.

When you register, you will see an on-screen confirmation message and get an email message confirming your registration. if this does not happen you should contact the Admin Officer, Trish Purcell, Administration Officer as your registration may not have been received.

 

Attendees range from pre-service teachers to first year teachers to experienced teachers who are new to teaching English.

One of the aims of the Early Career Conference is to give beginning teachers a voice and an opportunity to expand their professional horizons by presenting at a conference.  Therefore if you are, or know of an early career teacher who would like to gain experience in presenting at conferences and seminars, please contact the convenor at m.blacklock@hotmail.com.

The Date Claimer and Call for Presenters is available now.

Venue: Springfield Campus of USQ
Venue Address: USQ Springfield Campus, 37 Sinnathamby Blvd, Springfield Central 4300
Starting: 9:00 AM
Saturday 26th October 2019
Ending: 3:00 PM
Sunday 27th October 2019
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


Tony Hytch presents

Tony will present a session on getting students assessment ready for Essential English. Further details are on the flyer.

 

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 2nd May 2020
Venue:   Pimlico High School


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.  For those who are interested in offering a presentati...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 9th May 2020
Venue:   To be confirmed


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