50 years of the Canterbury English Teachers' Association - Colin Macintosh and Helen Hogan were at the inaugural meeting - and they were here to celebrate tonight!
Put a few generations of English teachers in a room with few glasses of wine - and let the conversations begin.
CETA team member, Anita and Helen Hogan
Past CETA members - Colin Macintosh and Geoff Tait - catching up
Two of the 'new generation' from RHS
Franci Sutherland and Kirsten Kean
Speaker for the night - Joe Bennett (with organic ginger beer) and Ros from Hagley Community College
Colleagues catching up - Julia Malcolm (RHS) and Kath
Amelia Gilmore and Steve Langley (past and present CETA and NZATE)
Mike Fowler (Hagley) Sue Hume and Gloria Moyle (Marian)
National English Co-ordinator, Trish Holden and Lauren (Aranui).
Chief soirée organiser - Marie Stribling -CETA chairperson
Getting animated over explaining NCEA assessment!!
Parent teacher evenings - you see the parent, you forgive the child!!!!
You need the full gamut of staff to connect with every type of student !
As a teacher, you know not what you do!
Founding member - Colin Mackintosh shares memories.