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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 - 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


Diving into Analytical Writing

ETAQ will present a session on how to write an 'analytical essay' on Tuesday 28 April, at Aquinas College, Edmund Rice Drive, ASHMORE. In 2020, students will be required to write an 'analytical essay' in the external exam for General English. However, the term 'essay' is not used consistently across subject areas a...

Category:   Professional Development
Start Time:   3:15 PM
Date:   Tuesday 28th April 2020
Venue:   Aquinas College
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Tony Hytch presents

Tony will present a session entitled  "Getting students assessment ready for Essential English" at Pimlico State High School, Townsville on Saturday 2nd May, 2020. Teachers will explore teh possible options for assessment in Units 1 and 2. In particular how to develop an assessment program which best prepares students for the t...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 2nd May 2020
Venue:   Pimlico High School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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