50th Anniversary networking events

In honour of PETAA's 50th anniversary, we are inviting you to join us for a celebratory networking event! 

You will be graced by the presence of Professor Beverley Derewianka, author of the renowned book A New Grammar Companion for Teachers, (new edition coming July 2022!) as she provides a  presentation called Conjuring poetry from language.

It is a great opportunity to enjoy a afternoon with other teachers and professionals, meet your state PETAA board members and reflect on the power of poetry. Don't miss out.

 

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Bev Derewianka in Brisbane: PETAA's 50th Anniversary
Conjuring poetry from language with Prof Beverly Derewianka.    To nourish the imagination, we know that children must voraciously devour good poetry. But beyond the sheer pleasure of poems, we need to remember that it is language that breathes life into poetry. So how does language transform the ordinary into the extra-ordinary? We’ll be exploring the resources that poets draw on in fabricating their poetic worlds – from figurative devices such as metaphor and imagery through to the ... Details
When: July 25, 2022
Where: Brisbane
Bev Derewianka in Adelaide: PETAA's 50th Anniversary
Conjuring poetry from language with Prof Beverly Derewianka.    To nourish the imagination, we know that children must voraciously devour good poetry. But beyond the sheer pleasure of poems, we need to remember that it is language that breathes life into poetry. So how does language transform the ordinary into the extra-ordinary? We’ll be exploring the resources that poets draw on in fabricating their poetic worlds – from figurative devices such as metaphor and imagery through to the ... Details
When: August 17, 2022
Where: Adelaide