Social Education Victoria Inc.
SEV on Twitter and new SEV teacher discussion lists
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SEV Global Politics Planning Workshop, 4th December 2014, downloadable materials
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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 Membership 2015
Social Education Victoria supports and represents teachers of the Humanities and social sciences at P-10 levels, and teachers of VCE Australian & Global Politics and VCE Sociology. Additionally, SEV supports teachers and students in Civics and Citizenship education, including in the facilitation of events such as the Schools’ Constitutional Student Conventions. SEV provides high standard professional learning, facilitates a range of student learning events and produces textbooks and web-based resources across a range of subjects.
Social Education Victoria is pleased to announce that there will be no prices rises for membership for 2015. Furthermore, pre-service teachers in both the primary and secondary sectors can obtain FREE membership to SEV for the duration of their full time study!
Membership benefits include:
- Four copies of SEV’s professional journal, Ethos, and a quarterly newsletter
- Discounts for SEV learning programs
- Member-only access to online resources
- Partnership bonuses
Planning Workshops for New and Inexperienced Teachers
New and inexperienced teachers – course information, planning and professional networking workshop.
- Sociology Units 1-4 – Rhys Edwards & Briony Hutchison
- Australian Politics Units 3&4 – Michelle McCarty
- Australian and Global Politics Units 1&2 – Kimberly Cornell
Venue: Statewide Resources Centre, 150 Palmerston St, Carlton
Date: Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Time: 4.00pm - 6.30pm (SOC 1-4); 4.15pm - 6.15pm (AGP 1&2); 4.30pm - 6.30pm (AP 3&4)
Cost: $60 for SEV members, $85 for non-members
Sessions will be run by experienced teachers of the subjects and the emphasis will be on course outlines, approaches to assessment and teaching and learning resources. There will be opportunities for questions. Participants will need a copy of the relevant Study Design, writing materials and any specific questions that they might need answered.
A registration form for these events can downloaded by clicking here.
Date Claim - SEV VCE Teachers' Conference
Date: Friday, 20 March 2015
Venue: 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.
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
Author: Kimberly Cornell
|VCE Global Politics Units 3 & 4
Author: Anna-Louise Simpson et. al.
|VCE Sociology Units 1 & 2
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.
To download a 2015 order form for all SEV textbooks, log in to the Members Area by clicking here.
Term 4 Ethos
Ethos for Term 4, 2014 is now available. This is our sixth 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 6.2MB 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
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.
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.