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

 

National Seaweek 4 -10 March 2007

Posted: 2-Mar-2007 09:05

The topic for National Seaweek 2007 4 -10 March is "marine bycatch matters" The objectives of this year's Seaweek are to:1. Increase awareness of bycatch issues and steps taken by Australian fisheries to minimise and manage bycatch; 2. Showcase innovative technologies used by fishers to
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WEB CASTS AVAILABLE

Posted: 2-Mar-2007 00:00

Don''t miss these wonderful interactive opportunities.http://www.mesa.edu.au/seaweek2007/presentations.aspBOOK WEBCAST Monday 5th March 10.30am QLDWorking with fishers to develop solutions to reduce Kate Milner, SeaNet Extension Officer for Victoria SeaNet is a national environmental extension service run by OceanWatch Australia. SeaNet provides information and advice on reducing environmental impacts, and
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Marine Teachers furious over lack of consultation

Posted: 28-Feb-2007 16:18

Bob Moffatt's response to the Courier Mail article.RE Courier Mail front page: 27th February 2007Press releaseReports on the front page of the Courier Mail Tuesday 27th February have infuriated marine studies teachers over the State according to Bob Moffatt, Patron of the 400 strong Marine Teachers Association of Queensland."Not once over
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S.O.S Have Your Say on Schools Wield Axe

Posted: 28-Feb-2007 16:05

Go the the following website to have your say on the latest challenge to our careers / subject.http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,21293680-952,00.html
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Schools to Axe New Age Classes

Posted: 28-Feb-2007 16:03

The number of subjects Queensland's senior students can study will be slashed to fewer than 20 in the latest phase of the most widespread education reforms since the 1970s.A two-year review has recommended non-mainstream subjects such as recreation, tourism, retail and marine studies be scrapped to enable children to gain a
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Reef at Risk

Posted: 28-Feb-2007 16:00

A TECHNICAL loophole that makes it harder to prosecute illegal fishing on the Great Barrier Reef could "jeopardise" Queens-land's $5.8 billion tourism industry.The state's peak tourism body has warned the legal framework for protecting the World Heritage area is in danger of unravelling in the wake of a court ruling that
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A live global online webcast for students and interested parties!

Posted: 26-Feb-2007 10:26

High Seas FisheriesThe World Ocean Observatory (w2o) is a central place of exchange for global information, education and public discourse about the ocean. It serves as an independent forum and focus for ocean affairs and its intent is to communicate the full spectrum of ocean issues climate, fresh water,
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MTAQ 2007 CONFERENCE

Posted: 8-Feb-2007 11:41

The next MTAQ conference will be at Magnetic Island from the 4th to 7th of October 2007.As always fantastic topical speakers will be involved and the theme is "One Ocean Our Ocean"The focus is on Global challenges and what to do as educators as well as what we already do well
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Why Does The Ocean Smell?

Posted: 3-Feb-2007 22:31

A trip to the beach means sand between your toes, salt water in your mouth and that aromatic sea air in your nose. But what gives the ocean air that delightful and distinctive smell? Scientists have not known the full story until now.The smell comes from a gas produced by genes
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New National Action Plan for Environmental Education

Posted: 3-Feb-2007 21:26

Consultation for the New National Action Plan for Environmental Education. In follow-up to our session on the new National Action Plan for Education for Sustainable Development (NAP ESD) in Melbourne late last year, I am writing to draw your attention to an online survey that is now available to be
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SEAWEEK Marine Bycatch Matters 2007

Posted: 3-Feb-2007 21:07

SEAWEEK Marine Bycatch Matters 2007.MESA has produced 4 fantastic teaching units that are now online. They are well worth a look and will give everyone the opportunity to fully incorporate this theme into the teaching year.Units developed include the following;1. Discover bycatch for Prep to Year 3This
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