The Social Educators Association of Queensland (SEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.
If you are a teacher who has had experience in teaching the Humanities and Social Sciences learning area and interested in working with SEAQ to share your knowledge and expertise with other teachers in the form of presentations, articles or resources, you can apply by completing application forms provided.
Keep Australia Beautiful Week - August 21st to 27th 2017
Students can be involved in this annual event by being involved in eco-schools.org.au and by being a young reporter for the environment http://kab.org.au/yre/ . This supports the Cross Curriculum Priority of Sustainability.
social sciences and Humanities' Teaching
The May 2015 edition of the 'Social Educator' Journal raises the importance of young people being educated for informed and active global citizenship. The authors suggest a 2018 declaration of educational aims for Australia where “students act with moral integrity, develop specific skills of problem solving, creativity, critical thinking, empathy and collaboration, to enable a fair, sustainable, compassionate and just world. It is hoped that such an education is transformative for personal, community and global well being.” Social Educator Journal May 2015
World Water Week
27th August - 1 September 2017
World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI, Stockholm International Water Institute. In 2017, World Water Week will address the theme “water and waste: reduce and reuse”. In 2016, over 3,200 individuals and around 330 convening organizations from 130 countries participated in the Week. World Water Week can provide the context for learning in geography, history, civics and citizenship and economics as well as addressing the Cross Curriculum Priority of Sustainability . Also there are the General Capabilities of Intercultural Understanding, Ethical Understanding to name two.