Social Education Victoria Inc.
SEV on Twitter and new SEV teacher discussion lists
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SEV Sociology Revision Lectures, 19th October 2013, downloadable materials
For access, click here.
SEV Australian Politics Revision Lectures, 19th October 2013, downloadable materials
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SEV Global Politics Revision Lectures, 12th October 2013, downloadable materials
For access, click here.
For access to downloadable materials from Student Lectures earlier in 2013, click here.
(downloads will require a password)
SEV VCE Teachers' Conference 22nd March 2013, downloadable materials
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, attention ‘Executive Officer’, for more details.
VCE Teachers' Conference
The SEV VCE Teachers' conference will be held on Friday 21st March, 2014 at Karstens Conference Centre, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne.
Australian and Global Politics
Dan Mori, Social Justice Consultant, Shine Lawyers.
Mr Mori served for 28 years in the United States Marine Corps and now works for Shine Lawyers in Australia, advising on human rights and justice cases. He is well-known for representing Australian citizen and Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks between 2003 and 2007.
Uncle Bill Nicholson, Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council.
Bill is a Wurundjeri Elder whose grandmother was born at Coranderrk in 1914. He currently works in research and education at the Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council. Bill has also worked as a Community Cultural Officer doing field work with archaeologists to protect and manage significant sites. Bill's keynote address will explore ‘Australian Indigenous culture’ in a Victorian education context.
Assessor's Reports for Australian Politics, Global Politics and Sociology will be delivered. Other workshops include 'Debate of Comparative Politics', 'A Conversation on Ethical Debates' and 'Ethnicity'. Further information on sessions and presenters will be made available on this website in due course.
- To download a registration form,which includes some preliminary information about the day, click here.
- To register via online form, click here.
Register your school for National Close the Gap Day 2014
National Close the Gap Day is being held on Thursday, 20th March in 2014. It’s Australia’s largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health campaign, and a great way for schools to tackle the Australian Curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.
For more information, click into SEV's Special Events page here.
SEV membership form for 2014
Membership forms for 2014 are now available.
- To join/renew membership online with a purchase order number or by PayPal, click here.
- To download a membership form in PDF format, click here.
In addition to maintaining our competitive 2013 prices for our valued members, SEV is offering superb value memberships to primary school members (including a complimentary Professional Learning opportunity) and pre-service teachers.
Textbooks for 2014
To download a 2014 order form for all SEV textbooks, click here.
SEV has produced second editions of the textbooks for VCE Global Politics and for VCE Australian and Global Politics. ISBNs for the new books are given immediately below.
|VCE Australian and Global Politics Units 1 & 2
Author: Kimberly Cornell
|VCE Global Politics Units 3 & 4
Author: Anna-Louise Simpson et. al.
(Sociology textbooks are unchanged, with the following details)
|VCE Sociology Units 1 & 2
Author: Pheona Donohoe
|VCE Sociology Units 1 & 2: A Student Workbook
Author: Fiona Gontier
|VCE Sociology Units 3 & 4
Author Fiona Gontier
The Australian and Global Politics textbook has been revised and updated to reflect more up to date political events and issues. New sources and activities are also included.
The new edition of Global Politics features contributions from additional authors, including material on Economic Instability and a case study on the Syrian crisis. The text has been revised to reflect more up to date political events and issues.
Note: the new edition of Global Politics features access details for additional online materials, available as downloads.
The composition, appearance and page numbering of both second edition books will differ from the first edition(s).
Term 4 Ethos
Ethos for Term 4, 2013 is now available. This is our second 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 Sociology Units 1&2: A Student Workbook
|Written to complement the excellent textbook resource VCE Sociology Units 1&2, by Pheona Donohoe, this volume, by Fiona Gontier, provides students and teachers with a variety of useful activities and additional resources that are suitable for VCE Sociology Units 1&2.|
The workbook seeks to break down some of the more complex aspects of the study and allow students to apply their knowledge in meaningful and diverse activities. SEV also offers online support as a part of your student workbook purchase. We have provided a variety of additional content online (accessible to users of this workbook via a username and password) that includes printable worksheets, textbook extracts and activities.
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.