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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The Latest SEV News

  • Student empowerment

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    Published:29 August 2022
    Teachers know about, and believe in, student voice and agency, but when do we get the chance to learn about how to work in partnership with students? We’re delighted to be delivering a program where teachers get to work together t...
  • Trial exams

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    Published:25 July 2022
    Pre-orders for our VCE trial exams for 2022 have opened. 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...
  • Careers in the humanities

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    Published:21 January 2022
    These resources highlight the key skills that students develop when they study humanities subjects, as well as the career pathways that these areas of study can unlock. Don't miss the videos at the bottom of the page. General reso...
  • Careers resources – Politics

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    Published:21 January 2022
    These resources highlight the key skills that students develop when they study humanities subjects, as well as the career pathways that these areas of study can unlock. Don't miss the videos at the bottom of the page. Politics Gen...
  • Why study Civics and Citizenship?

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    Published:21 January 2022
    Studying Australian and Global Politics, Civics and Citizenship, and Sociology develops many highly sought after skills that are valuable in the pursuit of an interesting career. They include literacy and analysis, understanding a...
  • Welcome workshop – VCE Sociology Units 3 + 4

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    Published:10 November 2021
    Teaching Year 12 Sociology in 2022 and don’t know your Gemeinschaft from your Gesellschaft? Join us for a full day workshop designed for teachers who are new to the subject, returning from a break or just wanting a refresher. This...
  • Welcome workshop – VCE Global Politics Units 3 + 4

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    Published:10 November 2021
    Teaching Year 12 Global Politics in 2022 and struggling to sort your TNCs from your IGOs? Join us for a full day workshop designed for teachers who are new to the subject, returning from a break or just wanting a refresher. This s...
  • 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 edition of Ethos available for members

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    Published:12 August 2021
    SEV’s virtual conference ‘Teaching Tomorrow’s Citizens’ on 30 April this year saw us come together as a community of learners, even though ongoing restrictions meant we couldn’t see each other in person. In a continuing celebratio...
  • 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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