HASS SA

About HASS SA

HASS SA (Humanities and Social Sciences SA) association supports teachers with professional learning and resources for Australian Curriculum:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences subjects of History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship, Economics and Business
  • Cross-curriculum priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia, and, Sustainability
  • General capabilities, in particular, critical and creative thinking, personal and social capability, ethical behaviour, and, intercultural understanding.

‘HASS SA News’ is our email list that provides subscribers with free brief, relevant and timely news about forthcoming professional learning, resources and events. To subscribe, please sign up here.

Please note: HASS SA was previously known as "SASOSE Council".

Membership and management

HASS SA is managed by representatives of educator associations. Apart from free web support and free HASS SA news emails, we provide an annual conference and occasional publications and workshops. Learn more about our member associations to find out how our individual associations can support your professional learning and how you can become a member.

Traditional subjects supported by member associations and groups include history, geography, environmental studies, Aboriginal Studies, global education, world education, peace education, business studies, politics, economics, legal studies, and media studies.

Leila Rankine Award for Excellence in SACE Stage 2 Aboriginal Studies

Each year HASS SA presents an award to the highest achieving student in SACE Aboriginal Studies as well as a certificate to their teacher for excellence in teaching. The award is presented at the annual HASS SA conference when the student is invited to make a short speech. 2018 was the first year that the award was achieved by an Aboriginal student.

Speech by Iteka Sanderson-Bromley, award winner for year 2018