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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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  • Primary History 79: Out now

    16th July 2018

    As the academic year draws to a close I find myself reflecting on the trials and tribulations, successes and regrets of the past 12 months. This is now the end of my third year at this school and it has felt like my second. I’m sure everyone knows what a...

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  • Becoming an Effective Primary History Subject Leader: New Dates

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    London – Monday 8 October 2018Birmingham – Thursday 18 October 2018Leeds – Monday 10 June 2019 Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm Course Leader: Chris Trevor Price: HA members £150 plus VAT, non-members £200 plus VAT Did you know it's cheaper to become an individual member of the HA and purchase your...

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  • What's Happening in Black British History? IX: Call for Papers

    13th July 2018

    Following the success of previous events in London, Liverpool, Bristol, Preston and Huddersfield, the ninth of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies’ Black British History Workshops will be held at Senate House, London on Thursday 8th November 2018.  Proposals are welcomed for papers and presentations on a wide variety of themes relating...

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  • Chartered Teacher Programme open

    12th July 2018

    The Historical Association is pleased to announce our new Chartered Teacher of History programme. Registration for the programme is now open and the full programme will roll out in the autumn.  What is the Chartered Teacher programme? Chartered Teacher of History (CTHist) status is designed to ensure that teachers who...

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  • Initiating Latin at KS3 (and earlier)

    6th July 2018

    In recent years, organisations including Classics for All and the Iris project have enjoyed inspiring success in promoting the learning of Latin at primary and secondary schools where provision of classical languages had been non-existent or endangered. Building on the work of the Manchester Classics for All Project and previous...

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  • Photo archive reveals healthcare before the NHS

    5th July 2018

    A fascinating collection of more than 4,000 photographs uncovered in the Historic England Archive is giving up its secrets after more than 70 years and is now accessible to the public.  Staff at Historic England’s Archive in Swindon recently discovered 4,050 black and white photographic prints taken by the Topical...

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  • HA Awards Evening 2018

    5th July 2018

    At the end of a sweltering June the Historical Association gathered in London for our annual awards evening. Each year this wonderful event is an opportunity to celebrate some of the people that make history happen across the country on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. For 2018 as the...

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  • James Cook: The Voyages

    4th July 2018

    Marking 250 years since the Endeavour set sail from Plymouth, the British Library's exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships. See Cook’s handwritten journal detailing the first crossing of the...

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  • Women’s Suffrage: history and citizenship resources for schools

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    Inspire your students and engage them with their own democratic future through historical case studies of suffragists and contemporary campaigners for gender equality. The HA is proud to bring you an innovative new project celebrating votes for women, launching in September 2018. Women’s Suffrage looks at women at the hustings through...

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  • Teaching History 171: Out now

    24th June 2018

    In recent years, lively debates about the role of knowledge and especially about pedagogies for ensuring its secure acquisition have raged across England’s educational landscape. Much of this has arisen from a new interest, by teachers, in the cognitive science of memory. A common critical reaction to this new emphasis...

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  • Wolfson History Prize 2018 Winner Announced

    7th June 2018

    This year the Wolfson History Prize has been won by Professor Peter Marshall for Heretics and Believers: A history of the English Reformation. We would like to send our congratulations to Professor Marshall of the University of Warwick for his impressive win with an excellent book. A couple of years ago Professor...

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  • A Guide to Oral History for Schools and Youth Groups

    6th June 2018

    The Oral History Society's Schools and Young People Group has developed A Guide to Oral History for Schools and Youth Groups. This important set of resources is designed to support teachers and anyone working with young people on oral history projects. Oral history is a living history of everyone’s unique life experiences, and so is...

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  • Manchester Histories Festival 2018

    5th June 2018

    Returning for its 5th edition from the 7-11 June, the 2018 Manchester Histories Festival offers a packed long-weekender of events. 2018 is a historically monumental year for Greater Manchester, with strong links to the suffragette movement and the Trades Union Congress, and these are placed at the forefront of this year's...

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  • Warth Mills Project uncovers last known survivor of World War II Internment Camp

    5th June 2018

    Jewish-German refugee Henry Wuga escaped Nazi Germany at 15 years old, but was arrested and falsely accused of espionage. The little-known history of Warth Mills WWII internment camp in Bury, Greater Manchester, is set to be revealed next week (June 2018) with the launch of a commemorative events programme and...

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  • Get ahead in Secondary teaching

    1st June 2018

    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

    1st June 2018

    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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  • HA Conference Round-up 2018

    25th May 2018

    Alas it is gone (possibly pursued by a bear or two). If you weren’t in Stratford-upon-Avon on the weekend of 18-19 May then you missed a corker. If you were there, please let us know what you thought by filling out our short HA conference evaluation form.  Day 1: Civil liberties, Cymbeline... and a lot...

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  • AGM 2018

    24th May 2018

    Notice is hereby given that the 111th Annual General Meeting of the Historical Association will be held at Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DT from 5.15 – 6.00 p.m. on Thursday 28 June 2018.  All members are welcome. Any member wishing to raise a motion not already on the...

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