Teachers’ Wing

Teachers’ Resources

CAV In-service Day 2017

The 2017 Classical Association of Victoria In-service Day for teachers will be held at Camberwell Grammar School, Mont Albert Road, Canterbury from 8:45 until 3:00 on Wednesday 1 March.

The keynote speaker will be Chris Mackie from La Trobe University: The Hero in Epic: Iliad VI and Aeneid VIII.

Other sessions include:

Aeschylus and the History of the Persian Wars
Australian Curriculum Latin
Thucydides and the Sicilian Expedition
Greek Vases
Beginner Latin Students
The Battle of Alesia
Old Kingdom Egypt
Examiner’s Reports for Latin and Classical Studies

For full details, programme and registration download the flyer.

Overseas Latin Intensive 2017

The Classical Association of Victoria, in association with The Paideia Institute, is planning an overseas intensive study course in Italy in January, 2017.

The Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the study of the classical humanities through innovative, experienced-based educational programming in the U.S. and abroad. Founded in 2010, the Institute currently attracts talented and motivated students across America to its Living Latin and Greek summer programs. Additionally, the Institute partners with high schools and universities to design customized educational experiences in Italy, Greece, and elsewhere in Western Europe. Paideia staff members all have advanced degrees in Classics or related fields and extensive experience in the countries where we operate.

Full details are available in the brochure.

Additional details and sign-up.

 

2016 Events

CAV Latin Competition 2016

The 2016 Latin Competition will be held at Fintona Girls’ School, 79 Balwyn Road Balwyn, from 4:30 until 6:15 pm on 25 August.  Details and RSVP to Alice Kemp – akemp@fintona.vic.edu.au.

Download the flyer for full details.

CAV Schools’ Night 2016: Aeneid VII

The 2016 Schools Night will be held in the Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sydney Myer Asia Centre Building at the University of Melbourne from 6:00 until 8:00 on 18 August.

The evening will include lectures on Aeneid VII: themes and literary techniques for Units 3 & 4 Latin.

Download the flyer.

CAV In-service Day

The 2016 Classical Association of Victoria In-service Day for teachers will be held at Camberwell Grammar School, Mont Albert Road, Canterbury from 8:45 until 3:00 on Friday 4 March.

The keynote speaker will be Dr Gillian Shepherd from La Trobe University: The Parthenon and the Ara Pacis.

Other speakers include:
Frank Sear: Exploring Ostia Antica
Heather Sebo: The Bacchae
Tebb Kusserow: Athens
Lindsay Zoch: Aeneid VII
Frederick Vervaet: Octavian and the Fall of the Roman Republic
Marc Bonaventura: The Wasps

For full details, programme and registration download the flyer.

2015 Events

VCE Classical Studies Revision Night

Thursday 8 October, 6:30-8:30
Old Arts, University of Melbourne (Parkville)

A revision night for VCE Classical Studies students. Venue is the Public Lecture Theatre (PLT) and Theatre B in the Old Arts Building of Melbourne University. Contact John Whitehouse (j.whitehouse@unimelb.edu.au) for details.

Download the programme.

CAV Schools’ Night 2015: Aeneid VI

The 2015 Schools Night will be held in the Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre at the University of Melbourne from 6:00 until 8:00 on 27 August.

The evening will include lectures on Aeneid VI: themes and literary techniques for Units 3 & 4 Latin.

Download the flyer.

CAV In-service Day

The 2015 Classical Association of Victoria In-service Day for teachers will be held at Camberwell Grammar School, Mont Albert Road, Canterbury from 8:45 until 3:00 on Friday 6 March.

The keynote speaker will be Dr Hyun Jin Kim from the University of Melbourne: The Classics as a Global Discipline: Greco-Roman Civilisation in Eurasia.

Other speakers are:
Louise Hitchcock: Early Classical Sculpture
Kate Mclardy: Virgil’s Underworld
Peter Mountford: Aeneid 2
Nick Vlahogiannis: Herodotus and Thucydides

For full details, programme and registration download the flyer.

2014 Events

VCE Latin Schools’ Night

Lectures on Aeneid IV: Themes and Literary Techniques for Unit 3 & 4 Latin

Thursday 28 August, 6:15
Fitzpatrick Theatre, Arts West Building, The University of Melbourne (Parkville)

An evening for VCE Latin Students.

Download the flyer.

VCE Classics Day

Sunday 7 September, 11:00-2:00
Old Arts, University of Melbourne (Parkville)

A revision day for VCE Classical Studies students. Venue is the Public Lecture Theatre (PLT) and Theatre B in the Old Arts Building of Melbourne University. Contact John Whitehouse (j.whitehouse@unimelb.edu.au) for details.

Download the programme.

CAV In-service Day

The 2014 Classical Association of Victoria In-service Day for teachers was held at Camberwell Grammar School, Mont Albert Road, Canterbury from 8:45 until 3:00 on Friday 7 March.

For full details, programme and registration download the flyer.

2013 Events

VCE Classics Day

A revision day for VCE Classical Studies students on Sunday, 15 September at the University of Melbourne.

Download the programme.

VCE Latin Schools Night: Aeneid II

An evening for VCE Latin Students at 6:00 on Thursday, 5 September in the Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre, University of Melbourne.

Download the flyer.

Rogues and Robbers: A Classics Day for Students

A Classics day for year 9 to 11 students of Latin and Greek from 3:00 to 8:00 on Sunday 14 July at Ormond College, University of Melbourne.

Cost: for each participant, $24.00. This includes mid-afternoon refreshments and dinner.

RSVP with numbers of students attending to Jocelyn.Williams@bgs.vic.edu.au any time prior to 14 July.

Cheques payable to Classical Association of Victoria, c/- Jocelyn Williams, Ballarat Grammar, 201 Forest Street, Wendouree. 3355.

CAV In-service Day

Melbourne Girls’ Grammar School, Friday 8 March, 8:45-3:00

Professional development for teachers of Classical Studies and Latin.

Full details, programme and registration

2012 Events

VCE Classics Day

Architecture Building, University of Melbourne on Sunday 9 September 11:00 -2:00.

A revision day for VCE Classical Studies students. Sponsored by the CAV’s Classics in Schools project.

VCE Latin Schools Night: Aeneid XII

Charles Pearson Lecture Theatre, Education Resource Centre, University of Melbourne on Thursday 6 September 6:00-8:00.

An evening for VCE Latin students.

Rogues and Robbers: A Classics Day for Students

A Classics day for year 9 to 11 students of Latin and Greek from 2:30 to 8:30 on Sunday 15 July at Ormond College, University of Melbourne.

Full details, including programme.

Cost: for each participant, $24.00. This includes mid-afternoon refreshments and dinner.

RSVP with numbers of students attending to Jocelyn.Williams@bgs.vic.edu.au any time prior to 15 July.

Cheques payable to Classical Association of Victoria, c/- Jocelyn Williams, Ballarat Grammar, 201 Forest Street, Wendouree. 3355.

CAV In-service Day

Melbourne Girls’ Grammar School, Friday 9 March, 8:45-3:00

Professional development for teachers of Classical Studies and Latin.

Full details, programme and registration

2011 Events

CAV In-service Day

Melbourne Girls’ Grammar School, Friday 11 March, 8:45-3:00

Professional development for teachers of Classical Studies and Latin.

Details

2010 Events

VCE Classics Day

Architecture Building, University of Melbourne, Sunday 12 September, 2:00-5:00

A revision day for VCE Classical Societies and Cultures students. Download the programme.

CAV In-service Day

Melbourne Girls’ Grammar School, Friday 5 March, 9:00-3:30

Download the programme and full details.

2009 Events

VCE Latin Revision Night

Wednesday 2 September, University of Melbourne, Parkville

VCE Classics Day

A revision day for VCE Classical Societies and Cultures students.

Saturday 12 September from 2:00-4:00 pm at the University of Melbourne, Parkville.

CAV National Classics Competition 2009

These are the winners in the 2009 inaugural CAV National Classics Competition:

Junior Division (Beginners to Year 8) – Creative Piece

Winner: Lucinda Janson, Victoria
Honourable mentions: Denzil Furtado, Victoria; Sarah Henkes-Younger, Victoria

Years 9 and 10 – Computer Game, Imovie or Video

Priya Agarwal, Victoria

Year 11 – Prose Composition

Latin winner: Masha Pastuhov, Victoria

Year 12 – Unseen Translation

Latin winner: Yi-Ling Ng, Victoria

In-Service Day

Friday 6 March 2009
Melbourne Girls Grammar (South Yarra)
Please contact John Tuckfield (jwt@cgs.vic.edu.au) for details.

You can also download the programme (pdf 85kb)

2008 Events

Teachers’ Wing In-Service Day

Thursday 6th March 2008, 9:00am – 3:30pm
National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Road (entry via Schools’ Entrance on side)

Download programme and registration info (Word doc 80kb)

Teachers’ Resources

Turnus and Aeneid 12 by Kyle Conrau-Lewis (pdf)

Dolor atque Decus: An Introduction to Aeneid 10 by L.N. Zoch (Word file)

Recent Work on Virgil’s Aeneid Book 6 – a review by Helen Slaney (Word file)