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GTAQ 2014 Annual Conference ‘Rising Tides' PEOPLE PLACES PEDAGOGY

  • 26 Jul 2014
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • University of Queensland, St. Lucia

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2014 Annual GTAQ Conference

 

RISING TIDES

PEOPLE · PLACES · PEDAGOGY

 A CONFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCED, BEGINNING & PRE-SERVICE PRIMARY & SECONDARY TEACHERS

Friday 25th July - Three fieldwork experiences will be on offer (including all meals and transport):

  • Bauers Organic Farm – Farm Tour and activities related to sustainable farming (for both the Australian Curriculum & Senior Curriculum)
  • SEQ  Water Hinze  Dam – Practical activities for students (building the SEQ water grid) and the dam story (for the Australian Curriculum).
  • Second Nature –  Catchment Management for the Senior Curriculum

Saturday 26th July - Main conference, University of Queensland, St Lucia

Key Note Speakers

Aunty Macrose Elu, an academic and Torres Strait Islander from Saibai - one of the six most vulnerable islands in the Torres Strait that could be highly vulnerable to even moderate sea level rises. Aunty Macrose Elu will provide an insight into her first-hand experience of these ‘Rising Tides’ and discuss ways in which the affected communities and the Government are managing the issue.

Sandie Cornish is Province Director of Mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart in Australia and New Zealand. Sandie previously led the highly regarded Hong Kong based international human rights agency, the Asian Centre for the Progress of Peoples. Sandie will explore current trends in the movement of peoples especially asylum seekers.

 

Workshops

A diverse range of concurrent workshops including:

  • Print and digital resources for the Australian and Queensland Senior Curriculum
  • ABC Splash
  • Utilising  fieldwork, excursions and incursions to enrich the geography curriculum
  • Using and creating infographics
  • Unpacking and resourcing geography topics including: population growth, climate change, global development and wellbeing, biodiversity, geography of interconnections and indigenous perspectives.

Cost - EARLY BIRD

Pre-Service Teacher - $40

Primary Teacher - $80

Secondary Teacher – Member - $150 / Non-member $200

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Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc.
237 Milton Road
Milton 4064


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