Webinars

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Stay in the loop with PETAA webinars for members. Our growing series explores tips and topics relevant to your day-to-day work: the practical ins and outs of teaching English, language and literacies in the classroom and the inspirational moments and aspects of teaching. We aim to provide an exciting range of presenters and discussion areas — to deliver to you wherever you are.

Each webinar will run from 45–60 minutes, and the live cast will take place after school times so you can participate in a Q&A with the guest speaker(s).

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Please note: PETAA webinars are not accredited professional learning.

If you can’t make the live session, recordings are accessible here:
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Upcoming Webinars

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Webinar: The craft of picture books

FREE FOR MEMBERS ONLY

Susannah Crispe is a critically-acclaimed Canberra-based children's book author and illustrator. She won the 2019 Australian Society of Authors Style File Illustration Award Mentorship and came first in the Creative Kids Tales 2020 Writing Competition. Join us in conversation with Susannah as we talk about her passion for beautifully crafted books, take a look at her latest book Details
When: May 25, 2022

Webinar: Exploring inclusive picture books

FREE FOR MEMBERS ONLY

Scott Stuart wrote and illustrated the award-winning My Shadow is Pink, a rhyming story about gender identity, self-acceptance, equality and diversity. His follow-up book, My Shadow is Purple, takes those themes and messages and extends them beyond the gender binary. Join us in conversation with Scott as we talk about the process of creating these two important books, the power of affirming identity through books and stories,... Details
When: June 1, 2022

Webinar: Jan Latta on her books and adventures

Free For Members Only

Jan will talk about how she created her books and some of her adventures with wild animals. She will explain why she used ‘real’ photographs instead of illustrations.  She has photographed orangutans in Borneo, tigers in India, leopards in Sri Lanka, chimpanzees in Uganda (for Dr Jan Goodall) pandas in China and 11 times to feature all the African animals.  Jan was the first author to create a special free video for each book so students could see the ... Details
When: June 23, 2022

Webinar: Inspiring young Readers

FREE FOR MEMBERS ONLY

Phillip Marsden is a Sydney-based full-time illustrator from Liverpool, England. He has illustrated books including Kicking Goals (with Adam Goodes), and A Footy Girl's Guide to the Stars of 2017 by Nicole Hayes and Alicia Sometimes. Boss Ladies of Sport, Phil's first book in the Boss Ladies series, was published in December 2021. Join us in conversation with Phillip about his new book Details
When: August 2, 2022