Jacaranda Humanities Alive

For the Victorian Curriculum

Four subjects in one or each subject individually – the choice is yours! 

Due to popular demand, the much-loved Jacaranda Humanities Alive series is back. Written by practising teachers and passionate subject experts, the new series includes a wealth of resources across multiple formats designed to spark students’ curiosity, build skills, and empower teachers to teach their class their way.


Won: Student Resource – Junior 2020
English/Humanities/Languages/Arts/Technologies/Health & Physical Education
Australian Education Publishing Awards (EPAA)

Lessons by Victoria’s best teachers

A selection of video lessons delivered by passionate subject teachers bring History and Geography topics to life to complement and enrich the classroom experience.

Video lessons from VIC teachers

Unmatched teacher support – teachON

Practical teaching advice, teacher-led videos and lesson plans, designed to save time and provide inspiration and support for teachers.

Thinking Big research projects

Thinking Big research projects for every topic provide opportunities for students to delve deeper, think creatively and work collaboratively.

Thinking Big research projects
SkillBuilder pillar

Focus on skills – SkillBuilders

Jacaranda’s award-winning SkillBuilders develop students’ skills in an engaging and accessible way. Delivered through our proven Tell me, Show me, Let me do it! approach and available in every topic.

Five new Victorian Humanities series

We have published a complete suite of Humanities resources, giving you the flexibility of a complete package or individual subjects – the choice is yours!

Jacaranda Humanities Victorian Curriculum suite
  • Series features

    The latest editions of Jacaranda’s Humanities Alive series include these key features:

    • Choice – four titles in one, or single-subject titles
    • teachON – video lessons by Victoria’s best teachers, teaching advice and lesson plans
    • learnON – our most powerful digital learning platform
      • An immersive digital platform in which students and teachers are connected
      • Rich media, including videos and interactives to engage and inspire
      • Results reported against skills and content, allowing unmatched visibility of students’ progress
      • Immediate, corrective feedback for students and an in-built testmaker for teachers to create assignments from a large pool of questions for immediate, spaced and mixed practice.
    • Thinking Big research projects – creative, imaginative, collaborative activities
    • SkillBuilders – Tell me, Show me, Let me do it!

  • Formats

    Jacaranda provides a range of format options to allow teachers to teach their class their way.


    Printed textbook with free digital code inside


    learnON is our immersive and flexible digital learning platform.

    iPad app

    Trusted Jacaranda content available online and offline through the iPad app


    Downloadable PDFs available in the learnON platform

  • Authors

    Robert Darlington

    Judy Mraz

    Simon Phelan

    Jill Price

    Matt Richardson

    Graeme Smithies

  • Offers and complementary products

    Jacaranda atlas ninth edition 50th anniversary edition  

    Jacaranda Atlas

    The iconic Jacaranda Atlas is available for the first time, as a hardcover atlas with a complimentary eBookPLUS so students and teachers get the best of both formats.


    myWorld Atlas logo  

    Jacaranda myWorld Atlas

    myWorld Atlas is Jacaranda’s unique digital atlas that enables students to explore the world and test their geographical skills.



    myWorld History Atlas  

    Jacaranda World History Atlas

    myWorld History Atlas is a unique digital atlas that brings to life the content of the printed Jacaranda World History Atlas.


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Jacaranda Humanities Alive VC series

The Jacaranda Humanities Alive Victorian Curriculum series is available in a print with digital (learnON) or digital-only format to allow teachers to teach their class, their way. For digital customers, use your resource both online and offline with downloadable PDFs and the iPad app.