SEV (Social Education Victoria) is a professional teaching association established in 1970. Our mission is to:

  • To promote, support and resource the teaching and learning of sociology, politics, civics and citizenship education.
  • To promote active and democratic citizenship and cultural understanding across communities.
  • To collaborate with relevant organisations, locally, nationally, regionally and globally.

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  • First Nations cultures and histories - notes from the SEV office

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    Published:02 January 2023
    First Nations cultures and histories - notes from the SEV office A kind of primer – some of our favourite First Nations resources, readings and thinkers. Featured to Ethos, vol. 30, no.1, 2022 – 'Voices, Treaties and Truth'. As we...
  • Changemakers, Yoorrook and Civics and Citizenship

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    Published:02 January 2023
    Changemakers, Yoorrook and Civics and Citizenship Featured to Ethos, vol. 30, no.1, 2022 – 'Voices, Treaties and Truth'. The tension between curriculum and substantive First Peoples’ perspectives are sensitively navigated in this...
  • Textbook orders for 2023

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    Published:16 December 2022
    With the current study designs for VCE Politics and VCE Sociology coming to an end next year, we will be looking do our final print runs for our current textbooks in the first months of next year. In order to make sure that you an...
  • VCE Conference – save the date

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    Published:16 December 2022
    Our annual VCE Conference is scheduled for Friday 31 March 2023: the theme is CONNECT. This will a full-day event held in person in metro Melbourne. If you can only attend one in-person event of ours in 2023, make it this one – we...
  • Working with the message stick in classroom spaces

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    Published:12 December 2022
    Working with the message stick in classroom spaces Ricki Spencer Foreward to Ethos, vol. 30, no.1, 2022 – 'Voices, Treaties and Truth'.Ricki Spencer is a proud First Nations trans teacher and a member of Social Education Victoria'...
  • New edition of Ethos available for members

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    Published:12 December 2022
    Members – log in to access the latest edition of Ethos.
  • Student empowerment

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    Published:29 August 2022
    We’re delighted to be delivering a program where teachers get to work together to learn about and implement strategies for student voice and agency. ‘Student empowerment – professional learning for teachers' is launching with an o...
  • Islamic Museum of Australia

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    Published:09 November 2021
    The Islamic Museum of Australia is a great resource – particularly for our Year 12 Sociology teachers. Check out what they have to offer here: IMA education program | IMA education portal | IMA education flyer
  • SEV’s on Auntie!

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    Published:09 November 2021
    ABC has produced a great new series on the role that money plays in politics – we are so excited and there are so many curriculum links for Civics and Citizenship, Australian and Global Politics (especially Unit 1!) and Sociology...
  • New Release: Free Sociology Teachers' Guide

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    Published:17 March 2021
    Our Year 12 Sociology Teachers' Guide has been produced as a companion to our textbook: Sociology Units 3 & 4 (2nd Edition). It contains content overviews, case studies, learning activities and sample assessments. This resource is...
  • SEV opposes proposed increases in humanities fees

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    Published:23 June 2020
    To advocate on behalf of our members across Victoria, SEV has issued a media release opposing the proposed changes to federal higher education funding that would see dramatic increases in fees for humanities subjects. Click here f...

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