MTAQ Marine Teachers Association of Queensland

ABN: 70 652 509 393

P.O. Box 1258
Coolum Beach Qld 4573
admin@marineteachers.org.au

Publicity Officer

Joline Lalime
jmlal0@eq.edu.au

President

Craig Reid
Meridan State College
07 5490 2666

MTAQ News

Workshop - NEW School Ships Safety Management System

Posted: 9-Nov-2010 10:47

Bob, Adam and Mary-Ann from Nudgee Beach EEC will run a session from 1.45pm on the New Schools Boating Safety SMSA word version will be available so bring your jump keys’DetailsDate: Thursday 25th November 2010Queensland University of TechnologySenior Science Conference 2010Time: 8.30am - 3.15pmVenue: Queensland University of TechnologyZ Block,
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YQ Re-accredited for Boatsafe for 2011

Posted: 9-Nov-2010 08:38

All systems go for YQ 2011 BTOAs the end of school rapidly approaches, school BTPs need some certainty for planning for boating classes that start Day 1 2011.From my conversations with Yachting Queensland, it is very clear that they have been reaccredited as a Boatsafe BTO for 2011 and
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Free Exam CD with all renewals

Posted: 9-Nov-2010 07:01

From 2003-2006 a small group of members got together to share their exams that had the approval of QSA panels.Finally the office has had some time to assemble the files and has put them on a CD.They are mid and end semester tests from Marine Studies and MAP classes and the
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Seaweek 2011

Posted: 8-Nov-2010 06:28

Spotlight on Marine ScienceSunday March 6th – 13th 2011We are currently planning for an exciting and innovative “Seaweek” for the Year 2011. The theme is “Spotlight on Marine Science”. This theme profiles marine science endeavours exploring the earth’s least understood habitat, the marine environments of the world. The theme also provides a focus
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NEW School Ships Safety Management System

Posted: 14-Oct-2010 15:54

The 2.10 version is most applicable to high schools implementing QSA Marine Studies and MAP Syllabi and operating under Yachting Queensland's Schedule A Boatsafe scheme.  It incorporates a system where a school uses a number of school tinnies and a mother ship and matches
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The cheque is in the bank

Posted: 9-Oct-2010 15:39

2010 Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science and Science EducationAs mentioned in the last newsletter, we won $3000 in the Science Education Partnership and Community Science Awards section, joining past MTAQ member winners Sheree Bell and Adam Richmond.Bob Moffatt and Neil King accepted the award for the Association
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MTAQ wins $3000 in Doherty Awards Scheme

Posted: 8-Sep-2010 14:12

The Minister of Education recently announced that MTAQ had won a $3000 prize in Education Queensland's Doherty Science Awards Scheme, in the best subject association category. “Through MTAQ’s Junior Syllabus with QSA and work with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, students have been able to engage
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End of the Line - DVD Resource

Posted: 25-Aug-2010 20:12

The new DVD featuring marine resource management issues can be purchased from; DViQ Educational, Fax: 02 88797099 for $88 .
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Day Dream Island

Posted: 18-Aug-2010 17:40

Day Dream Island "The Living Reef" is expanding the variety of activities available especially to school groups. They are aiming at designing activities based around the school curriculum. They have school group packages and accomodation deals available.Living Reef Manager Brett_Jeffries@daydream.net.au 
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Funding, awards, grants and competitions

Posted: 18-Aug-2010 17:34

Some grants require more work than others to apply. If you would like to know more about upcoming grants, how to apply, need help to complete a grant application or would like  a letter of support for a grant you are working on for please contact me carolyn.thompson@gbrmpa.gov.auor 4951 3454. National
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Education Resource

Posted: 18-Aug-2010 17:34

The Coral FinderThe Indo-Pacific Coral Finder is a tool that allows you and your students to update you skills in coral ID and have a deeper appreciation of the wonderful world of coral reefs. The Coral Finder is a robust plastic book that can be used underwater. It is easy to
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