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Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc.Level 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill QLD 4000
2014 Annual GTAQ Conference
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):
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.
A diverse range of concurrent workshops including:
Cost - EARLY BIRD
Pre-Service Teacher - $40
Primary Teacher - $80
Secondary Teacher – Member - $150 / Non-member $200
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