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
These resources are available for student individual purchase or for purchase by a school as a site licence.

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ETA Annual Conference 2014

Call for Papers - Extended to 30th June

It's Countdown 2015 and ETA is calling for papers for our annual conference.
You are furiously writing resources for the new HSC prescriptions, preparing to implement the K-10 English syllabus and of course, coming up with an abundance of new ideas. All for 2015!
Share the expertise you are building with your colleagues at the ETA conference on 28th and 29th November at the University of NSW.
Call for Papers. Online

AoS Discovery: 'Away' available now

Table of Contents
Purchase online 

These notes and student activities provide an exploration of the concept of discovery as represented in Michael Gow's Away. This interactive resource with carefully scaffolded activities, linked worksheets and websites provides ideas and activities for teaching the play.

Forthcoming Events


More detailed information on all events and online booking.


  • 31st Discovery day for STUDENTS at Wesley Theatre, Sydney


  • 14th Introduction to Extension 2 - STUDENTS at Sydney University
  • ETA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014 Countdown 2015!
    Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November University of New South Wales

Programming for the New Syllabus

resource on programming the new syllabus has been written with collaborative faculty professional development in mind and can be used for faculty meetings. It has three sections

  1. Essential Programming - outlining the basics of producing a program
  2. Understanding Program Design - going into greater detail about aspects of programming
  3. Theoretical Underpinnings - for those who wish to extend their professional development in curriculum study
and contains activities for and approaches to programming as well as recordings of PowerPoint presentations at the ETA programming conference. This may be purchased through the ETA shop.

The other faculty package developed for the new syllabus is Teaching Voicewhich offers ways of teaching and programming this element of English from years 7-10 as a foundation for the concept in Years 11 and 12. View Table of Contents.   Both packages are available for online purchase at ETA shop.


Jonathan Biggins interviewed by Tony Britten on how to write satire in a great ETA comedy day. Academic and professional specialists provided ideas and directions for teaching the new Extension 1 elective and comedy in Years 9-12.

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Issue 2 2014: Contents

Log in as a member for the complete issue containing great ideas for all years with a focus on current and new HSC.

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