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Assist at seminars/conferences by being a meeter/greeter

ETAQ offers members the opportunity to be involved with their Professional Association at a number of levels.  For those who do not wish to commit to regular activities or significant blocks of time, you may wish to assist at seminars or the Annual State Conference as a meeter or greeter. If this is you, you can register here.

Are you interested in presenting a workshop at a seminar?

You should refer to the latest Call for Presenters flyer or leave a message here.

Contribute an article or unit of work to Words'Worth

If you have a unit of work you would be interested in sharing with other teachers by publishing it in Words’Worth, please email it to the editor Stew Riddle at stewart.riddle@usq.edu.au. The Guide to Contributors is published inside the back page of every edition of Words’Worth.

Organise a social function for beginning teachers

Are you a beginning teacher wishing to build further networks with fellow professionals, you are welcome to organise a social function for beginning teachers under the auspices of ETAQ. Record you details here and we will assist you with the project.

Play an active part in your local branch

Live in or around Toowoomba or Townsville? Your local branch president is Donna Jones (Toowoomba) djone236@eq.edu.au and in Townsville your local branch president is Heather Fraser . Her email address is heather@chandlergroup.com.au.

Wish to join the Management Committee?

Download the Nomination Form and send to PO Box 3375, STAFFORD DC  QLD 4053.

Regional branches

Townsville

Phone:

 

(07) 4726 4900

Fax:

 

(07) 4726 4989

Address:

 

PO Box 1806
AITKINVALE
Queensland
Australia
4814

Toowoomba

Phone:

 

(07) 4636 8700

Fax:

 

(07) 4636 8777

Address:

 

431–367 South Street
TOOWOOMBA
Queensland
Australia
4350

 

Upcoming Events

Short Stories and Poetry

The transformation of text is demanding and difficult, but it is also often a thing of beauty. General English Unit three requires students to transform a poem into a short story, which requires us to guide them through this process. Using poems as stimulus for short story is inspiring and energising and this workshop will offer practical a...

Category: Zoom meeting
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 12th February 2022
Venue: ZOOM
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


March Masterclass 2022

We are delighted to announce our first event for 2022 will be the March Masterclass: Writing: Our future  to be held on Saturday 12 March 2022 at Iona College, Lindum, when Dr Sally Humphrey, senior lecturer (Literacy Education) ACU will present the keynote address. The program will be available by 28 January and registrations will open ...

Category: Master class
Start Time: 8:30 AM
Date: Saturday 12th March 2022
Venue: Iona College


May Seminar 2022

The May seminar Writing our future ... will respond to developments in the text list, National Curriculum and NAPLAN. Keynotes will be presented by Lisa Bottomly and Sophie Johnson, from QCAA with supporting workshops on the new additions to the text list.

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 14th May 2022
Venue: To be confirmed


JCU Spectacular 2022

Join Dr Claire Hansen for a two-hour session on teaching Macbeth. We'll dive into an exploration of the language of Macbeth and teaching strategies to engage students with Shakespeare's Scottish play. The workshop will also explore learning activites for Macbeth created by the Shakespeare Reloaded project. For further details, see the...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 28th May 2022
Venue: ZOOM


Indigenous Perspectives in the Junior Curriculuk

After a work program review Town High explored ways to better embed indigenous perspectives in the year 7 program through a novella study of Black Cockatoo.  The unit became our first taste of analytical essay writing in year 7, in preparation for subsequent years.  We found greater engagement from students across the board. ...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 16th July 2022
Venue: Town High, Townsville


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