The Social & Citizenship Educators Association of Queensland (SCEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.
SCEAQ defines social education as the holistic study of the social sciences and humanities to promote the social and environmental understandings and skills that underlie civic competence.
Our motto is "Exploring our interconnected world".
Social education draws from a range of disciplines and fields of study that are integrated to show patterns of interaction over place and time between people in social institutions and their natural and social environments. Such disciplines include anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, social psychology and sociology, as well as drawing on law, religion, philosophy and environmental education.
Social education encourages rigorous social inquiries designed to develop active and informed citizens who can: