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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

Quality Assessment Intensive

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED A full day program exploring Quality Assessment in the context of the new English syllabuses. The first session will consist of keynotes presented by Dr Jill Willis,and Dr Kelli McGraw, In the second session, Claire Stevens  will present an interactive session while in session three, participants will&n...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 28th April 2018
Venue:   The Ship Inn, Southbank
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


The Shakespeare Sessions

The Shakespeare Sessions presented by Charlie Thomson (All Souls and St Gabriels), Dr Claire Hansen and Dr Victoria Kuttainen (both from JCU) on Saturday 28 April from 9am to 12 noon. This will be a fabulous session. Download the flyer here. And it's FREE. Required pre-reading: Place-based education and the Australian Curricul...

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


Masterclass - Unit 3

This event will allow participants to explore the syllabus and teaching strategies in detail for semester 3. Day one will deal with English and Literature, while day two will repeat the English sessions and also offer EALD and English Essentials. The Date Claimer gives further details of the program. Program is now available and regis...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 19th May 2018
Venue:   University of Queensland
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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


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
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Venue:   Jam Corner Restaurant


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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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