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  • Save on HA Membership – join with other schools in your MAT

    13th December 2017

    At the HA, we know that budgets are tight and being able to afford access to the best CPD, guidance and support is increasingly difficult. We are here to help. If you are part of a Multi-Academy Trust or federation, you can save money on your HA membership: If 5 or more...

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  • Save on HA Membership – join with other schools in your MAT

    13th December 2017

    At the HA, we know that budgets are tight and being able to afford access to the best CPD, guidance and support is increasingly difficult. We are here to help. If you are part of a Multi-Academy Trust or federation, you can save money on your HA membership: If 5 or more...

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  • The Historical Association Annual Conference

    11th January 2018

    On 18 and 19 May 2018 we’ll be in Stratford-upon-Avon. Annual conference is one of the highlights of the year for history teachers, historians and history junkies alike. Forsooth, Stratford you say? Will I need hose? Although we are in the famous Bard’s* home town, the conference will be its...

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  • HEIRNET 15th International Research Network Conference

    19th January 2018

    31 Aug – 2 Sept 2018 The Ionian University, Corfu, Greece www.heirnet-heirj.com The History Educators International Research Network (HEIRNET) brings together colleagues from around the world interested in History's civilising, cultural, educational, moral, social, political and citizenship roles.  Greece and its neighbouring states are experiencing a resurgent Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and North...

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  • RAF100 Schools Project

    17th January 2018

    The Historical Association and the Institute of Physics have teamed up to deliver an exciting project for school and youth groups as part of the Royal Air Force centenary celebrations. The RAF100 Schools Project uniquely uses the professional understanding of historians and physicists working in education to create an active...

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  • HA Membership Survey Results

    12th January 2018

    In our 2017 membership surveys we invited you to tell us more about your membership experience, what you value, and what we can do to improve. We would like to say a huge thank you to our 490 members who took the time to respond to the survey and share...

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  • Catch up on the latest updates with HA News

    9th January 2018

    The latest edition of HA News includes full details of the 2018 Annual Conference programme in the picturesque Stratford-Upon-Avon, news on our Medlicott Awards evening, updates on the world of history education, new funded projects, the results of our 2017 membership surveys, HA tours, new branch dates for your diary,...

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  • Teaching History 169: Out now

    19th December 2017

    The relationship between history and geography in schools is often rather ambivalent. Recent curriculum changes in England have prompted the reconstruction of strong subject boundaries, although many history teachers continue to work alongside their geography colleagues as members of humanities faculties. Relatively few schools (only around 10% according to the...

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  • History is popular in Primary schools

    8th December 2017

    History is popular in Primary schools – but it is under-resourced and many teachers do not feel that they are provided with the CPD that they would like to really get to grips with the subject. The majority of primary school teachers do not have a history degree or any...

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  • History in schools 2017

    7th December 2017

    GCSE history changes affecting KS3 students Recent findings from the Historical Association’s Annual Survey into History Teaching in English Secondary Schools, suggests that – despite the best intentions – changes to GCSE history are seriously affecting the amount of time given to history lessons at Key Stage 3.  The proportion...

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  • Education, College Women and Suffrage: International Perspectives

    20th September 2017

    Pioneers of women’s higher or further education in different countries both supported and distanced themselves from contemporary suffrage campaigns for a range of reasons. Women who had benefitted from a college education that had introduced them to ideas of equality, democracy and citizenship also joined both sides of the suffrage...

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  • Call for Papers: The Ever Present Past

    4th August 2017

    History Department Annual Conference for Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers In a political and social climate where the future is becoming more daunting and unknown, the past is ever present. Through mass media, anniversaries, popular literature, television and film, there is a tendency to look back. As historians it is...

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  • The Partition of India – 70 years on

    3rd August 2017

    Britain had formally governed the Indian subcontinent from 1858, although its influence there had been growing for the previous two centuries. India was considered the jewel in the crown of the British Empire. Political, ethnic and regional movements in India were opposed to being part of a foreign Empire, and...

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  • Poland visit - invitation to HA Members

    14th July 2017

    The Embassy of the Republic of Poland are happy to announce and cordially invite members of Historical Association to an educator’s four-day trip to Poland at the end of August. The trip is designed for authors of British history textbooks, editors and secondary school history teachers, with the purpose of...

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  • Paid graduate internship - 1 year

    22nd June 2017

    The Historical Association and Institute of Physics are delighted to announce a 12-month full-time paid internship to help run the RAF100 schools programmes to commemorate the centenary of the formation of the RAF Salary: £19,000 Location: Kennington/Westminster, London Closing date: Monday 17 July 2017 Interviews will be held in London...

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  • The Historical Association has a new President

    15th June 2017

    Tony Badger is Professor in American History at Northumbria University with a distinguished career and reputation amongst his peers. He has been in senior roles at the University of Cambridge and published widely. “I am delighted to be able to work with Tony over the next few years. He is...

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  • The Young Quills awards 2017

    15th June 2017

    The Young Quills awards for historical fiction are presented each year by the Historical Association. They recognise the best historical fiction for youth and young readers released in the previous year. The Historical Association is pleased to announce that the 2017 winners of the Young Quills for Historical Fiction are:...

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  • Gillian Burnett awarded British Empire Medal (BEM)

    13th June 2017

    The twenty-first Annual Dinner of the Isle of Wight branch was held at the Brading Roman Villa. Fifty members and invited guests assembled before the Dinner in the Villa itself to witness the Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, Major General Martin White CB CBE JP, representing Her Majesty...

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  • Historical Association conference 2017: round table discussion

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    Chaired by Dr Michael Maddison, Deputy President of the Historical AssociationJoin our panel, including Dr Alix Green, Professor Tony Badger and Professor Justin Champion as they discuss how recent polls and election results have confounded many pundits. Do calls to ‘give us our country back’ or ‘return our sovereignty’ suggest that...

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