March Seminar 2020: Diving Deep into Story

This event has been cancelled

Acting on advice from the health authorities, we have very reluctantly cancelled this event.

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 What is now proved was once only imagined  will be presented by Assoc. Professor Kim Wilkins, UQ, Award winning Brisbane-based author and teacher of Creative Writing, This will be followed by two sessions of workshops.

The program is available here. Venue is Brisbane Grammar School. The AGM and keynote address will be held in the Centenary Hall (frst building inside the entrance) and workshops will be in the Lilley Centre. A map of the school can be found at https://www.brisbanegrammar.com/About/FacilitiesandMaps/Documents/BGS_Map.pdf

Registration  closes on Sunday 15th March at 11:59 pm.

Confirmation of registration - If you are registering online, you will get an on-screen confirmation message and then an email confirming your registration. If you do not get this confirmation, it indicates your  registration has not come through. Contact Trish on trish.purcell@bigpond.com or 0455 464 000.

Workshop choices - please choose carefully. As all workshops listed on the program may not actually run, (it will depend numbers registering for each workshop), you are asked to choose a first and second preference for each session.

Places will be allocated in the order that registrations are received. Online registrations are downloaded on the day of registration and this data is not revisited. If you have to make a change please email me.with the details.

 Cancellation Policy -  We realise that circumstances may change after you register. Schools may replace one person with another but please let me know so the appropriate Certificate of Participation and personal program can be prepared.

If you cancel by Sunday 15th March, you will receive a full refund, by Wednesday 18th March a 50% refund. After Wednesday no refund is possible.

Book Sales - ETAQ will be selling a range of texts on the day, including the newly released Creating Micro Stories (at left) and Creative Horizons 1 by Mel Dixon.

If you wish to pre-order copies of Creating Micro Stories, please email Trish, especially if you are planning to buy multiple copies.

We will also be clearing some earlier copies - check out  the half-price table for some great bargains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Learning Plan for 2020 is available here

Venue: Brisbane Grammar School
Venue Address: Corner Gregory Terrace andCollege Road
Starting: 8:10 AM
Saturday 21st March 2020
Ending: 1:15 PM
Phone Enquiries: 0455464000
Email Enquiries: trish.purcell@bigpond.com

Upcoming Events

Literature Spectacular

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Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 13th February 2021
Venue:   ZOOM
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


March Seminar 2021: Challenge and Change: Doing things differently

We are delighted to announce that we will be back with face to face professional learing events in 2021 - usual format but wtih some important changes: the March Seminar will be a full day event; the AATE-ALEA National Conference will be held in Brisbane in July and consequently there will not be a state conference. Other events for the year ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 13th March 2021
Venue:   Iona College
Venue Address:   85 North Road, LINDUM
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000


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Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 27th March 2021
Venue:   Hervey Bay State High School
Venue Address:   56 Beach Road, Hervey Bay
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


JCU Spectacular

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Category:   Seminar
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Date:   Saturday 22nd May 2021
Venue:   ZOOM
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 29th May 2021
Venue:   To be advised


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