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Coming events - 2017

QATESOL - QCAL Joint Regional Mini-conference:

From Bush to Beach 

Mackay State High School 
Noon Sat.12  - 2.30 Sun.13 August 2017

Registration now open
Free for presenters, stall holders & Mackay SHS staff
$40 QATESOL & QCAL members
$80 non-members

Both QATESOL and QCAL are offering a limited number of subsidies to members to help with the cost of travel and accommodation.  Preference will be given to applications from presenters and people from remote and rural areas.

see details on websites:

(presenters in alphabetical order)
Denise Angelo
Complex language backgrounds: a toolkit for dealing with these circumstances

Lynne Bartlett
Migrant Settlement

Jacqi Bottger
Arts in the classroom: YConnect

Lesley Cioccarelli and Elene Claire
Take charge of your own learning and connect with other teachers:
Using social media for informal professional development

Lesley Cioccarelli
Short films in the ESL classroom

Leonie Cramer
Dictation? Did I hear you say dictation?

Georgine Crawford
Multicultural Programs

Hazel Davidson
Squeezing the most out of resources

Carmel Davies
Students or Assessments? What comes first?

Sharon Leslie
Making the most of every moment

Lynette Lingard
How Language Works

Birgit Freitag
Reading to Learn for Secondary EAL/D Learners

Clare Harris
Puzzled? Helping learners make the most of puzzles

Nancy Huang
Hands- on numeracy strategies

Ann Kelly
Web-page graphics: How can they support text most effectively?

Anne Kilpatrick
“I'm a little Bee-Bot yellow & round, here are my buttons & this is my sound”:
Using a programmable floor robot to engage EAL students, a multi-sensory approach to phonics.

Carmelina Lanza-Volpe
A grammar refresher anyone…?

Gae Nastasi
Success for the Senior EAL student

Therese O’Brien
Primary reading

Ross Railton
Critical literacy has a mathematical equivalent

Margret Sockhill and Tina Myrteza
Bridging the gap

Arizio Sweeting
An interactive workshop of kinaesthetic activities for pronunciation practice

Emily Taylor
Integrating Technology & Social Media into the Adult Literacy Classroom