Mrs Kate Harvie



Lecturer in Education (Humanities, Societies and Environments)


Faculty of Arts and Education


SoE Arts & Ed


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Master of Education, Deakin University, 2012
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2013

+61 3 924 46612


Kate Harvie is a lecturer in Humanities Education and Curriculum & Pedagogy. She has extensive experience in teaching within Australian and UK schools. Kate's research interest areas include: Inquiry Pedagogies, place-based education, Humanities curriculum, collaborative learning environments, aspirations of middle years learners and curriculum construction for planning and teaching  21st century learners.

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Research interests

  • Humanities
  • curriculum & pedagogy
  • student aspirations

Teaching interests

  • Humanities Education- History, Geography, Economics & Business, Civics & Citizenship, Intercultural capability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture, Asia & Australia's engagement with Asia, Sustainability
  • Curriculum and pedagogy

Units taught

EEO410 Learners Inquiring  in and about their world: Human Disciplines

EEO311 Learners Living in their World: Humanities Perspectives

EPO701 Primary Humanities, Societies & Environments

ETP101 Teacher Learner Identities

ETP201 Teacher/Learner Relationships


2013: HTAV History Teachers Association of Victoria 'Teaching pre-service Teachers History'

2011: ACSA 'Rhetoric and Reality - ICT and the challenge to change'
Kate Harvie, Esther Loong

Media appearances

Research groups

Humanities Education

Middle Years SIG AARE


2016: Faculty Arts & Education 'Best Cloud Welcome Video' winner Deakin Teaching & Learning conference.

2016: Bendigo Bank Community Grant award for Aspire, Aim, Achieve program

2015: Pro-Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Team Teaching
EEO410 Learners inquiring in and about their world: Human Disciplines

2014:  Faculty of Business & Law Award for Effective, Excellent and Exemplar Practice in Teaching & Learning ('The Big Idea') MIS393- Business Analytics

2009:  Dean's Award for Excellence in Team Teaching
EEO310 Primary Humanities, Societies & Environments


Ringwood Alliance Deakin Academic Mentor

Teach For Australia Student Academic Mentor

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme: Alignment with the Australian curriculum & Australian qualifications framework- invited History expert (2014)


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Assessing curriculum planning for humanities inquiry: the challenges and opportunities of poster presentation

H Wallace, L Preston, K Harvie

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 67-82, Australian journal of teacher education, Joondalup, W.A., C1


Inquiry-based learning in teacher education: a primary humanities example

M Preston, K Harvie, H Wallace

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 73-85, Australian journal of teacher education, Perth, W. A., C1


Cross-curriculum design: enacting inclusive pedagogy and curriculum

J Moss, K Harvie

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 259-279, Inclusive pedagogy across the curriculum: international perspectives on inclusive education, Bingley, Eng., B1


Funded Projects at Deakin

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