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  • Resources for teaching new study designs

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    Published:06 February 2024
    New and returning teachers of VCE Sociology and VCE Politics have a range of options available to help them prepare: Our new textbooks are available from booksellers. If you’re teaching VCE Sociology or VCE Politics and don’t...
  • Conference 2024

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    Published:06 February 2024
    We’re delighted announce that our VCE Conference will be taking place over two days on 16 and 17 April. These days will feature sessions supporting and guiding teachers in the introduction of new study designs for VCE Politics...
  • Textbooks for 2024

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    Published:11 January 2024
    Our new textbooks are freshly printed and in stores – everything you need to know can be found here.
  • Implementation seminars

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    Published:21 November 2023
    We held implementation seminars for new study designs in December 2023. VCE Sociology | Units 1-4 | Tue 5 DecemberVCE Politics | Units 1-2 | Wed 6 December If you missed out on registering for the live event, you may like to...
  • VCAA new study design support materials

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    Published:03 November 2023
    VCAA have now released a raft of resources designed to support teachers in planning, teaching and assessing both new study designs, including online video presentations. Click the links below and scroll down to the ‘2024...
  • Trial exams released for 2023

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    Published:07 September 2023
    Our 2023 trial exams have now been released – click here to place your order. Crafted by experienced teachers and assessors of VCE Sociology, Global Politics and Australian Politics, our trial exams are designed to align closely with...
  • New textbooks update

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    Published:20 July 2023
    One of the really exciting things that we get to do at SEV, thanks to the support of our members, teachers and students across the state, is create textbook for each of our VCE subjects. We're a very small publisher, with all...
  • How do we empower teachers to empower students?

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    Published:09 July 2023
    How do we empower teachers to empower students?   Laura Newman  Executive Officer, Social Education Victoria  FIrst published in ReConnectEd – 25 April 2023. Two things that I hear a lot when discussing student voice and agency with...
  • Trial exams – pre-orders now open

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    Published:05 July 2023
    Crafted by experienced teachers and assessors of VCE Sociology, Global Politics and Australian Politics, our trial exams are designed to align closely with VCAA examinations requirement, and best prepare students for end-of-year...
  • School-based student empowerment professional learning

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    Published:27 June 2023
    Have you been trying to get all the staff at your school on the same page about student empowerment, but haven’t been able to find the time or the expertise? Student empowerment work, and student voice and agency, works best...
  • New study designs – VCE Politics and VCE Sociology

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    Published:13 April 2023
    In case you missed it – details for the new study designs for VCE Sociology and VCE Politics have been release by VCAA (using the links below, you can scroll down and select ‘2024 implementation’): VCE Sociology VCE Politics Both...
  • SEV’s 2023 Conference – thank you!

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    Published:13 April 2023
    Thanks to everyone who made it for our first in-person conference since 2020 – your participation and engagement made it a resounding success. To the presenters and facilitators, thank you for sharing your knowledge and...
  • Resource drive

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    Published:13 February 2023
    We’re putting a general call-out to all teachers of our subjects for de-identified resources (be they lesson plans, classroom activities, worksheets, case-study walkthroughs) that they’ve developed in the course of teaching that...
  • Our 2023 VCE Conference

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    Published:13 February 2023
    Registrations for our annual VCE Conference are now open. This year’s theme is CONNECT. Fittingly, this will be an in-person event, packed with illuminating and interactive sessions that best lend themselves to the format, so if...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
    Student voice, agency and leadership, these are terms that we hear a lot – they’re prioritised in departmental policy documents and in documentation for independent and religious schools. That said, the meaning of student...
  • 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...
  • 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 for...

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