Program

When: Thursday 15 – Friday 16 October 2020
Where: VIRTUAL

Did you miss out on registering to attend? You can now register to access recordings and resource materials.
Should you wish to purchase recordings access, please complete a registration online here and we will provide access to the event platform, recordings and handouts after the conference.

Registrations to access recordings will close Friday 30 October 2020.


GOING ONLINE IN 2020!
The HTAV 2020 Annual Conference, themed History: Roaring into the 20s, will feature an impressive range of workshops, lectures and practical seminars that will provide ideas for engaging classroom strategies, activities and pedagogy. In 2020, HTAV will be delivering this conference online. You can read more about the virtual platform here.

Join us on an informative and insightful History journey and share in the unique spirit when the History community comes together.

Everyone who registers for the Annual Conference will be sent access to the recordings of the keynote and ALL of the workshops scheduled for that day (or days if you have a two-day registration). Recordings will be available for a limited time after the conference.

This is a massive boost to the value the conference will offer you. Make sure you mention this to your school leaders when you apply for this professional learning!

However, we would still love you to be part of the actual event on the day!

Attending the Annual Conference in ‘real time’ means you gain the benefits of:

  • connecting with presenters, old friends and new colleagues through chat
  • asking questions of presenters during your sessions and engaging with other attendees’ commentary
  • discovering the new resources and services being offered by the exhibitors
  • being eligible to win some great prizes in the daily prize draws
  • supporting our generous presenters and dedicated conference organisers by adding to the buzz on the day.


Confirmation emails with session allocations and full event details will be issued during the week beginning Monday 12 October 2020.

  1. Check out the program (full program coming soon).
  2. Log into the HTAV website to unlock your member discount.
  3. Register.

..........Thursday 15 October
..........Friday 16 October

  • Streams

..........Thursday 15 October
..........Friday 16 October

DAY ONE – Thursday 15 October

..TIME ..SESSION
..12.50pm – 1.00pm ..DELEGATES GET READY
..1.00pm – 1.05pm ..ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF TRADITIONAL OWNERS
..1.05pm – 1.15pm ..WELCOME AND HOUSEKEEPING
..1.15pm – 2.05pm ..KEYNOTE SESSION
..A Short History of Women’s Liberation in
..Australia
..Professor Michelle Arrow, Macquarie University
..2.05pm – 2.30pm ..EXHIBITOR VISITS: DISCOVER RESOURCES AND
..SERVICES, QUALIFY FOR THE PRIZE DRAW
..2.30pm – 3.20pm ..SESSION 1: Please choose one workshop from this session.
T1.1 ..World Peace in your Classroom
..Nick Adeney, Mentone Girls' Grammar School and Ben
..Lawless, Aitken College
..GENERAL
T1.2 ..The Spanish Empire: The Americas and Beyond
..Scott Hetherington, Virtual School Victoria
..VCE GLOBAL EMPIRES
T1.3 ..Ancient Egypt Invention and Science
..Sonia Slonim, Leibler Yavneh College
..LEVEL 7; ANCIENT HISTORY: EGYPT
T1.4 ..How to Effectively Teach the Holocaust when you
..only have 1-3 Lessons

..Lisa Phillips, Jewish Holocaust Centre
..LEVELS 9-10
T1.5 ..Environments from Deep Time to Federation:
..Custodians and Colonizers

..Emeritus Professor Richard Broome AM, La Trobe University
..VCE AUSTRALIAN HISTORY
T1.6 ..History is for Everyone
..Stephen White, Oxley Christian College
..VCE HISTORY
..3.20pm – 3.25pm ..EXHIBITOR VISITS: DISCOVER RESOURCES AND
..SERVICES, QUALIFY FOR THE PRIZE DRAW
..3.25pm – 4.15pm ..SESSION 2: Please choose one workshop from this session.
T2.1 ..Pre- and Post-Testing
..Ben Lawless, Aitken College
..GENERAL; SCHOOL LEADERS; BD
T2.2 ..Enabling Student Ownership of Education
..Ross Pearson, Viewbank College
..GENERAL
T2.3 ..What about the Torres Strait Islanders?
..Dr Rosalie Triolo, Monash University
..LEVELS 7-10; BD
T2.4 ..High Impact Teaching with Google
..Classroom

..Ben Hoban, Cheltenham Secondary College
..LEVELS 9-12; GENERAL; BD
T2.5 ..Historical Thinking in the 2022-2026 Study Design
..Ashley Keith Pratt, Melbourne Girls Grammar
..VCE
T2.6 ..How Do I Remember Dates?
..Jane Gibson, Balwyn High School
..GENERAL; BD
..4.15pm – 4.35pm ..EXHIBITOR VISITS: DISCOVER RESOURCES AND
..SERVICES, QUALIFY FOR THE PRIZE DRAW
..4.35pm – 4.40pm

..VCAA UPDATE
..Gerry Martin, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority ..(VCAA)

..2020 has been a year of teaching History and living history.
..Gerry Martin VCAA, Curriculum Manager History and Civics, will
..give an update on Victorian Curriculum F-10 and VCE History
..and outline some points to consider for 2021.

..4.40pm – 5.30pm ..SESSION 3: Please choose one workshop from this session.
T3.1 ..VCE Twentieth Century History: Teaching, Learning
..and Assessments

..Faye Quinn, Sacred Heart College, Kyneton
..VCE TWENTIETH CENTURY HISTORY
T3.2 ..Teaching Ideas for Incorporating Indigenous
..Perspectives

..Kara Taylor, Irymple Secondary College
..LEVELS 7,9 AND 10; ANCIENT HISTORY
T3.3 ..How to Design Exciting History Electives
..Lisa McIntosh, Vermont Secondary College
..LEVELS 9-10; HISTORY LEADERS; BD
T3.4 ..Soviet Propaganda at the Abandoned Schools
..of Chernobyl

..Billy Penfold, Student Educational Adventures
..LEVELS 9-12
T3.5 ..Embedding Skills and Transforming
..Curriculum: A Luther Story

..Stephen Frigo, Luther College
..LEVELS 9-11; SCHOOL LEADERS
T3.6 ..Teaching First Nations History: Engage with
..Confidence

..Aleryk Fricker, RMIT and Matilda Education
..LEVELS 7-10; PUBLISHER SESSION
..5.30pm – 5.40pm ..EXHIBITOR PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
..5.40pm – 6.15pm

..SOCIAL HOUR

..Join colleagues and make new connections during Zoom Virtual
..Drinks. Delegates and presenters can continue their
..conversations online after the conference. Why not grab a drink
..and some nibbles whilst you relax and share chat time with your
..History tribe.



DAY TWO – Friday 16 October

TIME SESSION
..12.50pm – 1.00pm ..DELEGATES GET READY
..1.00pm – 1.05pm ..ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF TRADITIONAL OWNERS
..1.05pm – 1.15pm ..WELCOME AND HOUSEKEEPING
..1.15pm – 2.05pm ..KEYNOTE SESSION
..Truth Telling – Balancing the History Ledger
..Professor John Maynard, University of
..Newcastle
..2.05pm – 2.30pm ..EXHIBITOR VISITS: DISCOVER RESOURCES AND
..SERVICES, QUALIFY FOR THE PRIZE DRAW
..2.30pm – 3.20pm ..SESSION 1: Please choose one workshop from this session.
F1.1 ..“The ‘Russian’ Revolution(s): Old and New
..Approaches to 1917”

..Professor Mark Edele, The University of Melbourne
..VCE REVOLUTIONS: RUSSIA
F1.2 ..A French Australia: What Were the Chances?
..Matthew Allanby, Geelong Grammar School
..VCE AUSTRALIAN HISTORY; VCE GLOBAL EMPIRES; VCE
..REVOLUTIONS
F1.3 ..Reading for Historical Empathy
..Giulia Iorlano, Melbourne Girls Grammar
..LEVELS 9-12; GENERAL
F1.4 ..Take Your Shot (at Revs). Some of the Old Guard Share
..Their Tips

..Bianca Crawford, Presbyterian Ladies' College, Chris Hart,
..Yarra Valley Grammar, Elisa Litvin, Assumption College and
..Ashley Keith Pratt, Melbourne Girls Grammar
..VCE REVOLUTIONS
F1.5 ..Australia in the Modern World 1960-2000
..Jo Leech, Carey Baptist Grammar School
..LEVELS 10-12; VCE AUSTRALIAN HISTORY
F1.6 ..Exploring the Pomerium, Rome’s Sacred Boundary
..Dr Andrew Connor, Monash University
..VCE ANCIENT HISTORY: ROME
..3.20pm – 3.25pm ..EXHIBITOR VISITS: DISCOVER RESOURCES AND
..SERVICES, QUALIFY FOR THE PRIZE DRAW
..3.25pm – 4.15pm ..SESSION 2: Please choose one workshop from this session.
F2.1 ..Power and Resistance 1957-1998
..Emeritus Professor Richard Broome AM, La Trobe
..University
..VCE AUSTRALIAN HISTORY
F2.2 ..Russian Revolution: Improving Student Understanding
..and Analysis Skills

..Ian Lyell, Camberwell Girls Grammar School
..VCE REVOLUTIONS: RUSSIA
F2.3 ..Women in Wartime – ‘I’d like to join up. I’d like to go
..too.’

..Rebecca Turner, Department of Veterans' Affairs
..LEVELS 7-12
F2.4 ..Outcomes of the French Revolution
..Emeritus Professor Peter McPhee AM, The University
..of Melbourne
..VCE REVOLUTIONS: FRANCE; BD
F2.5 ..Vikings – Facts, Fun and Fantasy
..Dr Katrina Burge, The University of Melbourne
..LEVELS 7-8
F2.6 ..The 30-Minute Exam Style Essay
..Celia Patterson, Bacchus Marsh Grammar
..GENERAL; BD
..4.15pm – 4.35pm ..EXHIBITOR VISITS: DISCOVER RESOURCES AND
..SERVICES, QUALIFY FOR THE PRIZE DRAW
..4.35pm – 4.40pm

..VCAA UPDATE
..Gerry Martin, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
..(VCAA)

..2020 has been a year of teaching History and living history.
..Gerry Martin VCAA, Curriculum Manager History and Civics, will
..give an update on Victorian Curriculum F-10 and VCE History
..and outline some points to consider for 2021.

..4.40pm – 5.30pm ..SESSION 3: Please choose one workshop from this session.
F3.1 ..SASSY Scaffolds for SAC/Exam Success
..James Ridley, Hoppers Crossing Secondary College
..VCE; GENERAL; BD
F3.2 ..Cognitive Science Rocks your History Class
..Ben Lawless, Aitken College
..GENERAL; BD
F3.3 ..Creating Student Engagement in VCE History
..Revolutions

..Sophia Marsden-Smith, Williamstown High School
..VCE REVOLUTIONS: GENERAL; BD
F3.4 ..Geo-Tools for History: Google Maps/Earth/Street View
..Brady Driscoll and Nick Frigo, Santa Maria College
..GENERAL
F3.5 ..Necessary Evils
..John Doyle, North Geelong Secondary College and
..Mary Gillingham, Swinburne Senior Secondary College
..VCE ANCIENT HISTORY; BD
..5.30pm – 5.40pm ..EXHIBITOR PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
..5.40pm – 6.15pm

..SOCIAL HOUR

..Join colleagues and make new connections during Zoom Virtual
..Drinks. Delegates and presenters can continue their
..conversations online after the conference. Why not grab a drink
..and some nibbles whilst you relax and share chat time with your
..History tribe.

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