VCE Unit 3 History Conference and Examiner’s Report


Friday, 24 February 2017

9.00 am – 3.30 pm

Victoria University, Flinders Street Campus, Melbourne

Registrations have now closed.

Prices: (GST inclusive)
HTAV Individual Member (metro): $180
HTAV Individual Member (country): $150*
HTAV Institutional Member (metro): $235
HTAV Institutional Member (country): $185*
Non-HTAV Member: $305

*Country rates apply if the address provided is greater than 50 kms from the Melbourne CBD.

HTAV ABN: 44 005 739 239

Please click on the session title below to view the session description and presenter biography.

Time Session
8.15am - 9.00am Registration
9.00am - 9.10am Welcome and Housekeeping
9.10am- 9.30am Commemorating the Centenary of the Russian Revolution
9.30am- 9.40am Kallipole/Gallipoli Commemorative Plaque Presentation by the Australian Hellenic Community
Consul General, Ms Christina Simantirakis, Consulate General Office of Greece (Melbourne)
Dr Panayiotis Diamadis, Australian Hellenic Educational Progressive Association NSW
9.45am-10.45am Keynote Presentation: The Virtual Future of History Education
Annabel Astbury, ABC Splash; Ashley Keith Pratt, Copperfield College
10.45am- 11.15am Morning Tea
11.20am- 12.20pm Session 1: Academic Lectures (Please choose ONE lecture from this session)
VCE Australian History
1. The Port Phillip District, 1834–1860

Dr Matthew Richards, Deakin University
VCE Ancient History
2. Rome: From Gaius Octavius to Imperator Caesar Augustus – Revisiting the Roman Revolution

Associate Professor Frederik Vervaet, The University of Melbourne
VCE Revolutions
3. America: The American Revolution – Causes, Actors, Consequences

Dr Claudia Haake, La Trobe University
VCE Revolutions
4. France: The French Revolution

Dr Darius von Güttner, The University of Melbourne
VCE Revolutions
5. Russia: The Causes of the Russian Revolution, As Seen by Participants

Associate Professor Adrian Jones OAM, La Trobe University
VCE Revolutions
6. China: A Lack of Political Heroes

Trevor Sowdon, Education Consultant and Author
12.20pm- 1.15pm Networking Lunch
1.20pm- 2.20pm Session 2: Teacher Workshops (Please choose ONE workshop from this session)
VCE Australian History
1. How to Survive Unit 3 Australian History in Sixty Minutes

Faye Quinn, Sacred Heart College, Kyneton
VCE Ancient History
2. Greece: ‘The Great and Wondrous Deeds Displayed by Hellenes and Barbarians’

Dr Panayiotis Diamadis, St Ignatius’ College Riverview, Sydney
VCE Ancient History
3. Egypt: New Kingdom, New Beginnings

Greg Naylor, The Geelong College
VCE Revolutions
4. America: Unit 3 School-Assessed Coursework Preparation

Lauren Perfect, Haileybury
VCE Revolutions
5. France: Beyond the Books – Bringing the French Revolution to Life!

Katrina Davey, St Catherine’s School
VCE Revolutions
6. Russia: Crisis and Compromise: Creating Utopia?
Elizabeth Morgan, Nossal High School
VCE Revolutions
7. China: Using Media to Teach the Chinese Revolution

Ian Lyell, Camberwell Girls Grammar School
2.30pm- 3.30pm Session 3: Examiner's Reports – 2016 Examinations (Please choose ONE presentation from this session)
Nick Hughes, Chief Assessor
Jeremy Daly, Deputy Assessor
Diane Wolff, Chief Assessor

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