In May, ETAQ presented a response to the draft syllabuses for the four English subjects proposed for the new Queensland curriculum. The submission was compiled from the survey of members carried out earlier in the month.

Comments on this submission are welcome and should be forwarded to Fiona Laing at  president@etaq.org.au.

ETAQ's submission to the second draft of the syllabus was presented to QCAA in September is available.

 

In November, ETAQ presented a response to the third draft of the English syllabuses and a table comparing the rationales of the four English subjects

Upcoming Events

Indigenous Perspectives in the Junior Curriculum

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
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


External Examination Preparation

Acting on feedback from last year, we will be making the materials available earlier this year. We will be running the External Examination Preparation as one package with more flexibility for schools in using these materials with students. The program will consist of three segments: Writing the analytical essay: three fully rev...

Category: Student (and teacher) Event
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 23rd July 2022
Venue: Online
Phone Enquiries: 0455464000
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


State Conference 2022

Our state conference Writing our future celebrating teacher agency, wisdom, and community will be held on Saturday 6 August, at Lourdes Hill School, Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne. The  program is now available.  Keynotes will be presented by Dr Stewart Riddle, Associate Professor (Curriculum and Pedagogy) in the School of E...

Category: State Conference
Start Time: 8:45 AM
Date: Saturday 6th August 2022
Venue: Lourdes Hill School
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Early Career Conference 2022: Writing our future?

Writing our future? - a conference presented by and for early career teachers  on Saturday 22 October at Wynnum SHS (tbc)

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 22nd October 2022
Venue: Wynnum SHS


Writing our future in Essential English 2022

Writing our future in Essential English - a community of practice especially for teachers of Essential English on Saturday 5 November.

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 5th November 2022
Venue: To be confirmed


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