Social Educators' 
Association of Queensland

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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.

SEAQ aims:

  • to promote, encourage and advance the teaching and learning of Social Education (or HaSS) in Queensland at all levels of education (early childhood to tertiary),especially through the lens of Civics and Citizenship Education ;
  • to facilitate professional interaction, discussion and debate in support of effective social education for the benefit of the community, teachers and learners;
  • to provide activities that support teachers, such as seminars, newsletters and web-links to resources, as well as information about activities provided by other groups;
  • to assist members to understand educational policy-making and to attempt to influence such policies as necessary;
  • to support research about social education and cross-disciplinary learning and to encourage members to do their own research in the form of classroom-based action learning;
  • to liaise with the national body, Social and Citizenship Educators Association of Australia (SCEAA), and communicate as necessary with relevant community groups, the media and other professional associations (state, national and international) to promote the highest quality Social Education.

Teacher Resources

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   Print SEAQ Brochure

For distribution in your school or university

 Print Instructions: 

  • A4 Landscape, 
  • Colour, two sided
  • Flip on short side
  • Fold into trifold  
  • Distribute
  • Complete and post.

  Invitation to Educators 
  to Present and Write
             for SEAQ

Special Days and Weeks

World Wetlands Day 
February 2017
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Upcoming Events

    • 28 Feb 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Saint Stephen's College, 31 Reserve Road, Upper Coomera QLD 4209

    The Australia-ASEAN Youth Forum is being held on the 28 February 2017 at St Stephens College Upper Coomera Qld. 


    It provides students with an authentic learning experience designed to deepen their understanding of what it means to be a global citizen by developing their knowledge of Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Australia’s relationship with the region.

    This full-day program will see students represent and simulate a meeting between Australia and Member Sates of ASEAN to discuss the issues they currently face including trade, climate change and refugees with the aim for students to reach mutually agreeable solutions as delegates.

    From the initial preparation to the actual simulation, students will use and develop a range of capabilities literacy through research, writing, presenting, and debating; technology capability from using innovative technologies to research and collaborate with others; critical and creative thinking such as developing arguments and identifying new solutions to problems; and personal and social capability by working in teams, handling challenging situations and establishing positive relationships with other students.

    Who: Years 9 -11 (Six students per team)

    Date: Tuesday, 28 February, 2017 Time: 9.00am – 3.00pm

    Where: Saint Stephen’s College, 31 Reserve Road, Upper Coomera QLD 4209

    • 14 Mar 2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • The Peace Centre 102 McDonald Road Windsor Brisbane

    The Buddy2Buddy School Solar Light Program enables children in developed countries to learn how to make a small solar light in their classroom that can then be sent to children in developing countries to enable them to do homework and improve their education - STEM plus a global citizenship perspective leading to the common good of reducing energy poverty in those countries and improving people's lives.

    We have invited Mr Simon Doble, the co-founder and CEO of the program to be the speaker at our AGM to explain how he came to develop the program, how it works and how Queensland schools can be involved. 

    We invite you to come and hear about this inspirational program. Questions and conversations are expected.

    Buddy2Buddy School Solar Light Program and SEAQ AGM 2017.pdf

Melbourne Declaration of Educational Goals for Young Australians

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