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Social Education Victoria Inc.
(SEV) No. A0016113Y
ABN 49 458 215 576
150 Palmerston Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Tel: (03) 9349 4957
Fax: (03) 9349 2050
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2014 SEV membership form
click here for online registration
click here to download PDF


SEV Exam Revision Lectures

Australian Politics 18th October 2014, downloadable materials

Click here (requires password)

Global Politics 11th October 2014, downloadable materials

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SEV on Twitter and new SEV teacher discussion lists

For more on both Twitter and the new discussion lists, click here.

Date Claims

VCE Sociology Units 1-4 - Professional Learning Day in conjunction with The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).

Date: Monday, 1 December 2014
Location: TBC - Carlton or Parkville

For more details, click here.

VCE Global Politics Units 3&4 - Teacher course planning day and resource ‘swap shop’

Date: Thurs, 4 December 2014
Location: Rooms A&B, Statewide Resources Centre, 150 Palmerston St, Carlton

For more details, click here.

Social Education Victoria VCE Teachers’ Conference 2015

Date: Friday, 20 March 2015
Where: Level 12, Karstens Conference Centre, 123 Queen St Melbourne

Keynote speaker confirmed: Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser AC CH. Malcolm Fraser served as Australia's 22nd Prime Minister from 1975 to 1983.

SEV Student Lecture 8th August 2014, downloadable materials

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SEV Global Politics, Unit 4 and Exam preparation downloadable materials

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Expressions of interest - writers, presenters and researchers

Social Education Victoria provides professional development for teachers of VCE Australian & Global Politics, VCE Sociology and F-10 Civics and Citizenship. This educational support consists of lectures, workshops, online material and published textbooks. SEV also produces the quarterly journal Ethos.
SEV welcomes expressions of interest from teachers, writers and other education professionals who might like to work with SEV on pieces of work as required.
Please contact admin @ social education victoria, attention ‘Executive Officer’, for more details.



SEV VCE Trial Exams

SEV's VCE Trial Exams for Global Politics, Australian Politics, and Sociology are now available for purchase by schools.

For an order form, please log in to the Members Area here.

Textbooks for 2015

SEV is in the process of producing a second edition Sociology Units 1&2 text which will be ready for the 2015 school year. The text will amalgamate the current Units 1&2 text (author Pheona Donohoe) and the Units 1&2 student workbook (author Fiona Gontier) and is being revised with up to date content and activities.

Textbooks produced by SEV for the 2015 year will be as follows:

VCE Australian and Global Politics Units 1 & 2
Second edition
Author: Kimberly Cornell
VCE Global Politics Units 3 & 4
Second edition
Author: Anna-Louise Simpson et. al.
VCE Sociology Units 1 & 2
Second edition
Authors: Fiona Gontier, Pheona Donohoe
VCE Sociology Units 3 & 4
Author: Fiona Gontier

The second editions of the Global Politics textbook and the Australian and Global Politics textbook will be reprinted. The Sociology Units 3&4 textbook will also be reprinted.

Order forms for 2015 will be available soon.

Textbooks for 2014

To download a 2014 order form for all SEV textbooks, click here.

Term 3 Ethos

Ethos for Term 3, 2014 is now available. This is our fifth all-digital edition, replete with clickable links and full-colour pictures. To download it, log in to the Members Area and click the icon indicated. The file is approximately 5.6MB in size.

VCE Global Politics Resource Updates - 2014

These quarterly updates (one produced for each Area of Study) will help you and your students deal with the dynamic nature of Global Politics and ensure that your content and approaches are up to date.

Each edition will be specifically written for the Global Politics Study Design. They contain a mixture of up to date information, questions, activities and useful links and elaborate on relevant case studies. The updates will be sent as a PDF to be shared with students.

An edition of the Global Politics Resource Update will cost $25 individually. A subscription order for all four editions, placed in first term, will cost $80 (a saving of $20).

To download an order form, click here.

SEV supplementary resource material

Textbook links
SEV has also compiled a list of links used in the textbooks for the new VCE Study Designs. This will enable students and teachers to easily locate the online resources referred to in the books. The files are available as downloadable PDFs for Australian and Global Politics on the page here, and for Global Politics on the page here. Files for links from the Sociology textbooks are available on the page here.

Case studies
SEV has produced a series of small case studies for Australian and Global Politics to complement the first edition textbooks. These can be downloaded from the members section.

This material was researched and compiled by Tia Spanos, who worked as an intern at SEV in 2011 as part of her Bachelor of International Relations at La Trobe University. Any opinions expressed are not necessarily the views held by SEV. We thank Tia for her research and effort in compiling information that relates to topics explored in the VCE Australian and Global Politics Study design.

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