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CBCA and PETAA announce new partnership

CBCA and PETAA logos with an  imge of a girl reading

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Vale Professor Michael ‘M.A.K’ Halliday

It is with great sadness that PETAA has learned of the passing of Professor Michael 'M.A.K' Halliday. Read more

PETAA Research Grant to be biennial


Dr Helen Harper (left) and Dr Bronwyn Parkin

Following constructive feedback around the timeline, which was considered too brief to do full justice to the research topic, the PETAA Board felt that it might be better for the each PETAA Research Grant to run over two years.. Learn more .

PETAA and CBCA announce new partnership

Posted on 16/05/2018
Today, Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA) is pleased to announce they will partner with the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) for the benefit of teachers and educators across Australia.

Vale Michael Halliday

Posted on 18/04/2018
It is with great sadness that PETAA has learned of the passing of Professor Michael 'M.A.K' Halliday

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Posted on 24/01/2018

Changes to PRG

Posted on 2/01/2018
Following constructive feedback around the timeline, which was considered too brief to do full justice to the research topic, the PETAA Board felt that it might be better for the each PETAA Research Grant to run over two years.

PETAA Holidays 2018

Posted on 30/11/2017
PETAA's holiday hours from 2018