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  • The Historian 136: Out now

    22nd February 2018

    Regular readers of The Historian will have noticed that our Editorial Board have been, over many years, identifying significant historical anniversaries which we feel are important to recognise. In this edition you will find three articles which deliberately identify the fiftieth anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act (1967) as a...

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  • The Age of Revolutions – The Residential

    9th February 2018

    Somewhere on a battlefield in Belgium in February a rebel group comb the countryside, gather intelligence (knowledge), share expertise and plot their future actions. Who are they? What are they really doing? WHAT ARE THEIR INTENTIONS?! Actually it turns out they are with the Historical Association, and they are a...

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  • Commonwealth 2018 Classroom Education pack

    8th February 2018

    The Department for Education has recently published its Commonwealth 2018 Classroom Education pack. The free resource has been designed in collaboration with the British Council and Commonwealth Secretariat, the pack contains four classroom-based activities themed around the Commonwealth and has been designed to help pupils deepen their understanding of the...

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  • Historical Association Quality Mark to be sponsored by the Royal Historical Society

    22nd January 2018

    In recognition of the excellence and high standards that the HA Quality Mark (QM) can bring to a school we are delighted to announce that to help celebrate their 150th anniversary, the Royal Historical Society is to provide sponsored bursaries to ensure more schools can take part. The QM supports...

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  • HA Membership Survey Results 2017

    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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  • Teaching History 169: Out now

    19th December 2017

    Access Teaching History 169 here (Free to HA Secondary members) Editorial: A Time and a Place 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...

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  • History is popular in Primary schools: HA survey findings 2017

    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

    Secondary: 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...

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  • The later Middle Ages: Teacher Fellowship programme outcomes

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    These resources were developed as part of the Historical Association’s inaugural Teacher Fellowship Programme funded by Agincourt 600. The programme was led by Ian Dawson and focused on developing teachers’ knowledge of late medieval history and translating this to the classroom. Featuring academic input from Professor Anne Curry, Professor Michael...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Parliament, people or privilege: Do we need a better understanding of constitutional history?


    Join 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 many people in liberal democracies need a better understanding of...

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  • EuroClio Guidebook for History Textbook Authors and Handbook on Intercultural Citizenship

    6th March 2017

    "On a Common Path" In February 2017, Lebanese Association for History president Nayla Hamadeh attended a meeting of the League of Arab States on behalf of EUROCLIO – European Association of History Educators. The meeting was called for by Ms. Samia Bibars, Director of the Inter-Civilizational Dialogue Department at the...

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  • Historical Association Cookies Policy

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    We use cookies to make your experience of our website as good as possible. What are cookies? Cookies are small data files that are sent to your computer or mobile phone from a website's server and stored on your device's hard drive. Most websites you visit will use cookies in...

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  • In the press


    For Press or Media Enquiries please contact Paula Kitching: 07720 809481 To contribute an article or advertise in one of our publications contact Martin Hoare: 0207 820 5985 See all our latest news releases Follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram

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  • An Evening with Michael Wood

    4th June 2011

    Foyles host Medlicott Awards Evening The Historical Association are please to confirm the venue for the 2011 Medicott Awards Evening. The event will now take place at the Gallery, Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London on Thursday 23rd June 2011.  An Evening with Michael Wood - Winner of the 2011 Medlicott...

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  • The Historical Association Response to the English Baccalaureate 2011

    16th March 2011

    In February 2011, the Department for Education issued a call for evidence regarding the English Baccalaureate, to be considered by a review committee. The Historical Association responded to this call for evidence on behalf of our members. The full submission currently remains the property of the review committee, should they...

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