Sydney University Education and Social Work Society (EDSOC)

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Fostering a Community of Teachers & Social Workers since 1907

EDSOC is the Faculty Society for students studying Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney

The Society founding principles are 'to develop a collegial spirit based on sound scholarship, good fellowship, loyalty, and keenness in sport'


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We Hear You

We are the voice of students who are studying Education or Social Work at the University of Sydney.

We're Good At What We Do

Established in 1907, EDSOC is one of the oldest student societies at the University of Sydney.

We Do It All

We provide a common meeting ground for everyone in the community to build relationships, socialise and further professional experiences.

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NSW Lacrosse Cert: Monday in Aug, Sep & Oct 2015

NSW Lacrosse Cert This is a 2 hour certified La Crosse level 1 certificate that is fully practical and encourages you to develop teaching practices that are based on years of experience.  Come and get an accreditation for your professional development! This qualification will look great on your portfolio and demonstrates that you have a commitment to advance yourself and your knowledge as a professional. Where:    St. John’s Oval, The University of Sydney When:      Monday 24th August 12-2pm Monday 14th September 9am-11am Monday 12th October 9am-11am Who:         All Education and Social Work students welcome Cost:          $30 to be paid on the day Attire:       Candidates are reminded to bring suitable attire to be actively involved in practical sessions. Sunscreen, drink bottle, lunch and a hat is recommended. More Info: Contact the one and only Steve.Georgakis@sydney.edu.au directly for any more...

EDSOC Drylight: Monday 14th September 2015

Drylight 2015 An annual publication for all students and staff at Sydney University’s Education & Social Work Faculty Drylight is the exemplification of our aim as a Society; to enrich the student experience by creating and fostering a collegial, intellectual and social community of teachers and social workers. It is through student and staff support that the Society may continue to provide such initiatives. RELEASED: Monday 14th September, 2015 (Week 8). PRICE: $7 for the hardcopy, distributed and sold from the EDSOC Office (Rm 406). AUDIENCE: For all students and faculty members, and graduate yearbook and PhD/Doctorate section. AIM: Increase communication between students across all programs and also staff within the Faculty. A formal platform for both staff and students to share their message from the year’s work, and raise awareness of important issues. Whilst also increasing the social presence of EDSOC and the Faculty as a leading body in teacher education. WRITERS: Teachers and students from the Education and Social Work Faculty with a range of different perspectives. KEY FACTS: In 2008, EDSOC revived the annual publication Drylight that had previously been published between 1935 and 1975. Since 2008, this publication has won the University of Sydney Union’s best society publication award in 2009, 2010 and 2012. Drylight collects and publishes student works, academic research, creative pieces, and reviews the many initiatives and events that the Faculty and the Society has achieved. It is a keepsake for the year, that also features the graduate yearbook and PhD/Doctorate...

Football NSW Grassroots Cert: Fridays in October 2015

Soccer Football Grassroots Certificate This is a 3 hour certified football course that is fully practical and encourages you to develop teaching practices that are based on FUN. The emphasis is on natural development i.e. learning by PLAYING football. No coaching but organising FUN football exercises is the key to helping players build a love for the game. Another highlight of the course is that the coaches are exposed to basic rules of the game as well as tips and hints on building a football culture in a completely practical setting. This qualification will look great on your portfolio, but it also demonstrates that you have a commitment to advance yourself and your knowledge as a professional. Where:    St. John’s Oval, The University of Sydney When:      Friday 9th October 9am-11am Friday 16th October 9am-11am Friday 23rd October 9am-11am Who:         All Education and Social Work students welcome Cost:          FREE Register:  Closer to the date, registration details will be available from www.footballnsw.com.au Attire:       Candidates are reminded to bring suitable attire to be actively involved in practical sessions. Sunscreen, drink bottle, lunch and a hat is...