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Ken Webb frequently lectures to HSC students on various aspects of HSC Modern, Ancient and Extension History. For several years, he has also run Professional Development Courses and workshops for teachers on different aspects of Senior History.

Ken Webb was a HSC marker for twenty five years and is a member of the Independent Schools Examination Committee for Modern History.

Modern History HSC Lectures for the 2018 cohort

2018 is the final year of the old NSW syllabus!

Throughout 2018, Ken Webb will be continuing his lecture series for schools in Sydney, and across NSW and the ACT.

The lectures can focus on a specific aspect of a topic, exam technique or can be an overview, (or a combination of these), depending on the requests from individual schools. Bookings are being taken now for the 2018 cohort.

Topics that Ken is willing to speak on include:
  • World War I
  • Germany 1918-39
  • Russia / Soviet Union 1917-41
  • Albert Speer
  • Leon Trotsky
  • Leni Riefenstahl
  • Conflict in Europe 1935-45
  • Conflict in Indochina 1954-79
  • The Cold War 1945-91
Specific Ancient History topics can be considered on request
Extension History workshops are also available

The NEW syllabus – Year 12 commencing Term 4 2018 (for the 2019 HSC)

Ken Webb is busy updating his titles for the new syllabus, to be examined for the first time in 2019.

Bookings can be taken for lectures for Term 4 2018 for the 2019 cohort.

This will include:
  • The Core topic: Power and Authority: 1919-1946

The easiest way to book is to simply send an email to:


Indicate the topic(s) you are interested in, suggest your preferred date(s) and time(s). Ken will get back to you immediately and let you know his availability, costings and any other relevant information.

Bookings for 2018 are being taken now.