Peter Botsman Award

Instituted in 1998, the Peter Botsman Memorial Awards are the mechanism by which ETAQ seeks to recognise the contributions made by members of the Association and others to excellence in English education in Queensland. The late Dr Peter Botsman had a distinguished career in education both in Australia and overseas and his achievements were acknowledged by the award of an Order of Australia. He was ETAQ Patron from 1981 to1987. ETAQ commemorates his contribution to English education in Queensland by making two awards annually for excellence in English education in the state.  The first is for classroom practitioners (school category) and the second is for contributions beyond the classroom sphere (beyond-school category).

Nominations

Members are encouraged to nominate deserving colleagues. A nomination form is available here for the Peter Botsman Award. Presentations are usually made at the State Conference in August. Nominations for any year are requested by 1 May.

Previous recipients of the award are:

Upcoming Events

Student event - external assessment 2021

Links for the webinars were emailed to everyone who has registered on Monday 6 September.  Links for zoom meetings going out on Tuesday 7 September. Registrations by 3rd September would be appreciated. The latest details on using the resources with your students are available for downloading now. Once again this event w...

Category: Student (and teacher) Event
Start Time: 3:00 PM
Date: Friday 15th October 2021
Venue: Online
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Spring Breakfast with Tara East

The annual Spring Breakfast will be held on Saturday 16 October, 2021 at the Ortem Cafe, Railway Street, TOOWOOMBA, featuring  guest speaker, Tara East, a sessional academic, writer, blogger and YouTuber. Further details about Tara and the breakfast are available on the flyer. AGM will follow the breakfast. Registrations close on Mond...

Category: Workshop
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Saturday 16th October 2021
Venue: Ortem Cafe, Toowoomba
Venue Address: Railway Street, Toowoomba
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Teacher event - external assessment

Latest news Missed this event and now wish to access the recorded materials? Register from now until mid October and we will send you the links within 24 hours of your registration being receivedh NOTE: the registration page says the event will be on 16 October; however, you will be sent the links when you register. 16 October is the ...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 16th October 2021
Venue: St Laurence's College
Phone Enquiries: 0455464000
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Pre-service teachers present

Townsville branch will present EMBEDDING INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES IN AUSTRALIAN SHORT STORY UNIT. by a group of pre-service teachers on Saturday 16 October 2021 from 9 am till 11 am.

See the flyer for more details. Registrations will open on 1st September.

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 16th October 2021
Venue: Online
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Early Career Conference 2021

The Early Career Conference  in 2021 will be held on 23 October at Wynnum State High School, WYNNUM. We are excited to present the program with a great range of workshops on offer. Registrations are now open until Saturday 16 October. As networking is an integral part of this day, it is envisaged that it will essentially be a face-to-fac...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 23rd October 2021
Venue: Wynnum SHS
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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