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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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  • Report on Race, Ethnicity and Equality in UK History

    19th October 2018

    Yesterday, the Royal Historical Society (RHS) launched their research report which highlights racial and ethnic inequalities in the teaching and practice of history in the UK. Less than 1% of university academics are Black, according to the RHS’s report. The report draws attention to the fact that while history remains...

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  • Respondents needed for survey on challenges faced by history teachers

    19th October 2018

    Dr Barbara Christophe and Dr Maren Tribukait of The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research are investigating the challenges faced by teachers as part of the 'Learning to Disagree' project and asking what kind of support they feel they need in order to encourage a constructive culture of discussion in...

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  • Are you an experienced administrator looking for a new challenge?

    19th October 2018

    We are looking for a highly organised and motivated individual with extensive experience in administration, preferably with the heritage or charity sector. This is a part-time post on a two-year fixed term contract. You will work closely with our CEO to ensure the smooth running of the organisation, overseeing the...

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  • Special education preview of Room to Breathe exhibition

    18th October 2018

    The Migration Museum are delighted to announce a special education preview evening of their upcoming exhibition Room to Breathe, taking place on the 13th November - drop in from 4-7pm.  Room to Breathe is an immersive experience inviting you to discover stories from generations of new arrivals to Britain. Journey through a series of rooms filled with personal narratives...

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  • Commemorating Josiah C. Wedgwood: free public lecture

    18th October 2018

    Keele University, History of Parliament Trust and the Remembering Eleanor Rathbone Group are hosting an event which is free and open to all as part of Heritage Lottery funded project, Commemorating Josiah C. Wedgwood. The project commemorates the achievements of the founder of the History of Parliament Trust and controversial former...

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  • Early Tudor History: enhance your knowledge

    12th October 2018

    The Tudor Chamber Books project are looking for teachers to champion and promote the new fully-searchable, digitised edition of the Chamber Books of Henry VII and Henry VIII. The editions are available in both original and modernised language to facilitate a classroom-based exploration of the subject. This workshop is aimed...

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  • New HA CPD Webinars

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    You told us in our member surveys that you wanted more webinars and we listened! We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We also know how hard it is to find good subject-specific CPD...

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  • National Archives to illuminate 1920s Britain with new online resource

    2nd October 2018

    The UK National Archives have posted online an array of fascinating documents and pictures illuminating the history of the 1920s, a decade that saw enormous changes in British society. The new resouce makes available 67 letters, cartoons, photographs, official documents and handwritten notes covering the General Strike, hunger marches and unemployment, the...

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  • Black History Month 2018

    2nd October 2018

    In the UK October is Black History Month – a few weeks of the year when men and women of colour are featured in classrooms and beyond. Is this to raise awareness of the diversity of the people of the past, or of people now, or the diversity around us...

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  • Teaching History 172: Out now

    23rd September 2018

    Access Teaching History 172 here (free to HA Secondary Members) Editorial: Cause and consequence While we suspect that few history teachers would accept EH Carr’s famous dictum that ‘the study of history is a study of causes’, causality is such a mainstay of school history that it seems surprising that...

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  • The Great Debate 2019

    21st September 2018

    The Historical Association is inviting schools to take part in the 2019 Great Debate: the historical public-speaking competition for students aged 16-19.  Local heats will take place across the country during autumn 2018 with the winners competing in the Grand Final at Windsor Castle in March 2019. The final is funded...

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  • Get ahead in Secondary teaching

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    Calling all secondary trainee teachers!  To help kick-start your career the HA is offering a two-year membership deal for just £70.50 – which works out at less than 68 pence per week. This deal is 10% cheaper than standard concessionary membership, and also includes a special renewal offer at the end...

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  • Get ahead in Primary teaching

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    Calling all primary trainee teachers!  To help kick-start your career the HA is offering a two-year membership deal for just £56.50 – which works out at less than 55 pence per week. This deal is over 10% cheaper than standard concessionary membership, and also includes a special renewal offer at the end...

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  • Catch up on the latest updates with HA News

    11th September 2018

    The latest edition of HA News features reports on this year's Medlicott Awards evening, the HA tour of Cardiff and the RAF100 commemoration event at Westminster Abbey. Chair of Branches and Members Mike Short tells us what got him into history, and there are new branch dates for your diary.If you have suggestions for what you’d like to...

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  • Archaeologists discover buried Roman village in Alderney

    31st August 2018

    Excavations in Alderney have uncovered what looks to be the largest and oldest Roman settlement yet found in the Channel Islands, buried beneath sand in what is now Longis Common. Dating back to the 2nd Century BC and possibly covering an area of up to 5,000 square metres, the village was...

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  • Report on the Historical Association Tour of Cardiff and its environs

    31st August 2018

    Twenty-three  people met in the comfortable Clayton Hotel in central Cardiff in June to attempt to assimilate two thousand years of Welsh history in a week. We were blessed with a heatwave, a bustling city environment, and a lot to see. We started on the eastern edge of South Wales...

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  • The Historian 138: Out now

    23rd August 2018

    We are drawing towards the close of the First World War centenary. This November there will be lots of stories in the media about that period. We wanted to get some of our coverage done early – partly before you all get bogged down with an overload, but also to...

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  • HA Secondary Survey 2018

    23rd August 2018

    The annual HA secondary survey for 2018 is now open - please take part and help us get the best picture of secondary history teaching. The link to the survey is at the bottom of this page. We use the information you provide each year to make sure that the...

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