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History Roadshows

2014 PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY BEING PLANNED

 
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  Associate Professor Adrian Jones, from La Trobe University, presenting at Matthew Flinders Girls Secondary College.

   2013 HISTORY ROADSHOW PROGRAM
   
   


BENDIGO                   Friday 17th May 2013  
at Bendigo Senior Secondary College
PRESENTERS:
    Assoc. Prof. Adrian Jones - Revolutions
                              Dr Charles Fahey - Australian History
                              Emma Robertson - Twentieth Century History
   
   
 
      
SHEPPARTON     Thursday 13th June 2013
at Goulburn Valley Grammar
PRESENTERS:    
Prof. Peter McPhee - French Revolution 
                              
Dr Darius von Guettner - Russian Revolution
                              Dr Charles Fahey - Australian History
                              Nick Frigo - Twentieth Century History
   
   


BALLARAT            Wednesday 19th June 2013
at Ballarat Christian College
PRESENTERS:
     Dr Ian Coller - French Revolution
at Ballarat Clarendon College
                              
Dr Anne Beggs-Sunter - Australian History

   
   

GEELONG             Thursday 1st August 2013
at Sacred Heart College and St. Josephs College
PRESENTERS:
      Yana Ostapenko - Russian Revolution
                                Dr Geoffrey Robinson - Australian History
                                Anthony Bidgood - Twentieth Century History    


   
   
                                                      
                                                        
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Professor Peter McPhee, Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne, presenting at Shepparton History Roadshow program at Goulburn Valley Grammar.

Teachers: Make sure your students benefit from this exciting program by booking early for 2013. Future sessions can be tailored to the particular needs of your students—just let us know the areas you want our presenters to focus on.

For more information and to register your interest in attending a History Roadshow 2013 program, please contact:

History Council of Victoria Inc

Margaret Birtley

Executive Officer

0418 814 957

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Highly experienced university lecturers have given dynamic presentations directly relevant to the VCE history curriculum in Revolutions and Australian History.  Previous years' programs were as follows:

2012 HISTORY ROADSHOW PROGRAM

Tour 1:      Friday 18th May
                Bendigo - Bendigo Senior Secondary College
                Assoc. Prof. Adrian Jones - Russian Revolution
                Dr Charles Fahey - Australian History
                Karen Auerbach - Twentieth Century History

Tour 2:      Friday 1st June 
                Ballarat - Ballarat Secondary College / Ballarat Clarendon College
                Dr Ian Coller - French Revolution
                Dr Anne Beggs-Sunter - Australian History

Tour 3:      Thursday 28th June
                Shepparton - Goulburn Valley Grmmar School
                Prof. David Garrioch - French Revolution
                Dr Darius von Guettner - Russian Revolution
                Dr Charles Fahey - Australian History
                Michael Spurr - Twentieth Century History

Tour 4:      Thursday 2nd August
                Geelong - Sacred Heart College / St. Josephs College
                Prof. Peter McPhee - French Revolution
                Assoc. Prof. Adrian Jones - Russian Revolution
                Dr Tony Joel - Twentieth Century History

 2011 HISTORY ROADSHOW PROGRAM

Tour 1: Thursday 5th May.
             Geelong - Matthew Flinders Girls Secondary College
             Revolutions presented by Assoc. Prof. Adrian Jones, OAM, from La Trobe University
             Australian History presented by Dr Geoff Robinson, from Deakin University
             Geelong.
Tour 2:  Friday 20th May.
             Bendigo Secondary College
             Revolutions presented by Assoc. Prof. Adrian Jones, OAM, from La Trobe University 
             Australian History presented by Dr Charles Fahey, from Bendigo La Trobe University
Tour 3: Thursday 30th June.
             Shepparton - Goulburn Valley Grammar
             French Revolution presented by Professor Peter McPhee from Melbourne University
             Russian Revolution presented by Dr Darius Von Guenttner from Melbourne University
             Australian History presented by Professor Richard Broome from La Trobe University
             20th Century History presented by Michael Spurr from Oxford University Press
Tour 4:  Friday 29th July.
             Ballarat High School
             French Revolution presented by Dr Ian Coller, La Trobe University

2010 HISTORY ROADSHOW PROGRAM

Tour 1:  Mornington Peninsula - Mount Eliza High School.  
             Revolutions presented by Dr Adrian Jones, OAM, Senior Lecturer from La Trobe University.
Tour 2:  Bendigo Secondary College
             Revolutions presented by Dr Adrian Jones, OAM, Senior Lecturer from La Trobe University
             Australian History presented by Dr Charles Fahey, Lecturer from Bendigio La Trobe University
Tour 3:  Shepparton - Goulburn Valley Grammar.
             Revolutions presented by Dr. Adrian Jones, OAM, Senior Lecturer from La Trobe University
             Australian History presented by Dr Charles Fahey, Lecturer from Bendigo La Trobe University
Tour 4:  Ballarat High School.
             Revolutions presented by Dr Adrian Jones, OAM, Senior Lecturer from La Trobe University
             Australian History presented by Dr Charles Fahey, Lecturer at Bendigo La Trobe University

TESTIMONIALS FROM VCE TEACHERS:

               The presenter was so knowledgable and engaging.
               The presenter's energy and enthusiasm was infectious and he provided a realistic perspective.
               A wonderful overview of the successes of the time period.
               A variety of primary sources provided.
               I liked the lecture style presentation and providing a taste of university life.
               Ideas / views / approach of a different teacher.
               The presentation was good for reinforcing information as well as providing new
               insights.
               A fantastic opportunity for students to access information from leading academics
               which is not available elsewhere.
 

The History Roadshow program is developed and delivered by the History Council of Victoria and funded by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) Strategic Partnership Program.



 
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