Professional Development Course: Ancient History Teachers


Professional Development Course: Ancient History Teachers

This professional development course for ancient history teachers closely relates to VCE Units 1 to 4 of the Ancient History Study Design. In the first session John Whitehouse from the Melbourne Graduate School of Education will give a pedagogical overview of teaching ancient history. Each week eminent scholars from the Faculty of Arts will present key areas of study including Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient China, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, exploring and developing historical skills, historical thinking and highlight a selection of appropriate primary source materials and historical interpretations.

Professional Certificates of participation will be offered upon completion of the course and VIT applicable.


  • Dr Gijs Tol
    Dr Gijs Tol, Lecturer
  • Associate Professor Frederik Vervaet
  • Dr Hyun Jin  Kim
    Dr Hyun Jin Kim, Lecturer
  • Dr Lewis Mayo
    Dr Lewis Mayo, Lecturer
  • Dr Brent Davis
    Dr Brent Davis, Lecturer
  • Dr Andrew Jamieson
  •  John Whitehouse
    John Whitehouse, Lecturer