Consultation of Members

Members have received an email asking for contributions to the ETA response to the BoSTES consultation on the broad direction of the new senior syllabuses. Please check that this email, sent Thursday 4th September, has not been filtered into your Junk email folder. The date due for your contribution through Survey Monkey is Wednesday 17th September.

Free 2-week trial of HSC resources

Belonging, Hamlet, Owen, Essay Attack Skills -
Great for pre- or post-trial revision.

ETA, in association with Edrolo, is proud to offer online lectures for students for HSC 2014.  These are particularly useful for
     - flipped lessons
     - student personal study
     - differentiated learning
     - revision
See samples of what is available at
To discuss the offer, contact

AoS Discovery Resources now available

Table of Contents
This newly developed resource provides teachers' notes and student activities to explore the concept of discovery as represented in Shakespeare's The Tempest. It offers ideas for teaching and student activities to suit a wide range of the students who may be studying this text.

Purchase all resources online here. 

Forthcoming Events

Student Program    2014-15 HSC Student days program

October 2014
  • Teachers - Saturday 18th October.  Supporting and assessing Extension 2 students. More information TBA
November 2014

Annual Conference

Countdown 2015!

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November UNSW
Conference Abstracts
Program and registration by fax or post.   
Online registration. 

Tweet: @ETA_NSW;   
Conference hashtag  #ETAPD    

Latest mETAphor

Issue 3 2014  has been uploaded for those who can't wait for the hard copy.
Read articles on and get ideas about: Pride and Prejudice and Letters to Alice, After the Bomb, Module C, Feed as an adolescent novel, Hamlet, Writing analytically - the DIAS way, James Joyce's story 'The Dead', Idealism as a concept study. Lots for post-trial study and revision!
Log in as a member for the complete issue containing great ideas for all years with a focus on current and new HSC.
Next Issue is on modes and assessment - send submissions to

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Members of ETAs in other states

Members of ETAs in other states can access all online resources including our journal mETAphor by joining as an associate member.