Civics and Citizenship

Free Resources

Materials from the VCAA/SEV Activate Citizenship Professional Learning Day, 30th April 2018 can be downloaded from the links below.


Julian Burnside

Bella d'Abrera - IPA

Tim Costello - World Vision Australia


Panel discussion (Libby Tudball - SCEAA, Gerry Martin - VCAA, Anne Matthews - SEV, Roger Holdsworth - Connect magazine, Adam Brodie-McKenzie - University High School) What do schools/teachers need? Where to from here?

Libby Tudball - SCEAA What do schools need... where to from here!... a few thoughts!


Primary stream sessions

Nina Laitala - VicSRC Taking advantage of the Student Participation Model at VicSRC

Mel Gaylard - VicSRC, Sophie Cartelli - Rosanna Primary School Teach the Teacher, Ignite program

Emma Williams and Anna Grace Hopkins - Spensley Street PS Creating a Culture of Civics and Citizenship at a Prep-Two Level

Gerry Martin - VCAA Civics & Citizenship: Implementation in a Primary School

Anthony Benedyka - Red Cross Australia In Search of Safety

James Fiford - VEC, Darryl Fry - Alberfeldie PS Exploring active democracy with students through issues-based units of work


Secondary stream sessions

Gerry Martin - VCAA Civics & Citizenship in the secondary school

Anthony Benedyka - Red Cross Australia In Search of Safety

Joshua Cukierman and David Machin - McKinnon SC BYTES Decides: Year 9 Civics program

Lauren Giffen - Oxfam Australia Oxfam’s Work with national Close The Gap Day

Gus Humphries - Caulfield Grammar Running an election within your school community

Nicola Birkett - Westbourne Grammar Political awakening through student led inquiry

Shrikan Reddy and Denise Grant - Keilor Downs SC Differentiating a unit of Civics and Citizenship at Year 7