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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

AATE/ALEA CONFERENCE 2018

THE ART OF ENGLISH language  -  literature  -  literacy The AATE/ALEA English Literacy National Conference 2018 will be held in Perth from 8 July - 11 July 2018. Download the flyer here, or go to the website englishliteracyconference.com.au for all the latest information.   ...

Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 8th July 2018
Venue:   Perth


Grace Loyden & the new SATE

Grace Loyden will present a session on a aspects of the new SATE at Townsville Grammar School on Saturday 28th July 2018, starting at 9:00 am. Cost is $20 which is to be paid by the website. Download the flyer for all the details. ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 28th July 2018
Venue:   Townsville Grammar School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Townsville Breakfast Book Club

Grace Loyden is organising a series of Breakfast Book Clubs starting at 9:00 am on: Sunday 11 February - Burial Rites by Hannah Kent Sunday 21 April - The White Earth by Andrew McGahan Sunday 5 August - Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood Sunday 28 October - We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 5th August 2018
  Repeating On specific dates
Venue:   Jam Corner Restaurant


State Conference 2018

State Conference in 2018 will address the theme Vision 2020: Seeing the future of English Teaching. Keynote speakers: Samuel Wagan Watson is an award-winning Indigenous poet and professional raconteur. Born in Brisbane in 1972, he is of Munanjali, Birri Gubba, German and Irish descent. Samuel's first collection of poems won the 19...

Category:   State Conference
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 18th August 2018
Venue:   Lourdes Hill School
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Beginning Teachers Day

The Beginning Teachers Day this year will be held on Saturday 27 October at University of South Queensland (USQ) Springfield campus. This day is designed to meet the needs of pre-service teachers, those in their first five years of teaching and more experienced teachers who are new to teaching English. The program will be available on...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Thursday 13th September 2018
Venue:   Springfield Campus of USQ
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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English Educator of the week

Rachael Christopherson
Brisbane Girls Grammar School

Number of years teaching:
25.  12 years at BGGS

Where else have you taught?
St Edmund's College, Ipswich (all boys)
Mt Alvernia College, Kedron (all girls)
Downlands College, Toowoomba (co-ed boarding with Ag Studies programme)

 

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