HA News

  • 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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  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

    29th January 2018

    27 January was Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) in the UK and for many countries around Europe. The date is the day in which the Death Camp of Auschwitz in occupies Poland was liberated. While the day is rooted in the genocide that marked a turning point in European history –...

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  • The Historical Association Annual Conference

    24th 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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  • 2018 Medlicott Medal for services to history

    22nd January 2018

    We are absolutely delighted to be awarding the 2018 Medlicott Medal to Justin Champion. Justin has, as you know, just served three years as President of the Association and it was an absolute joy to work with him. However, the Medlicott Medal is not awarded for services to the HA...

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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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  • 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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  • RAF100 January launch

    15th December 2017

    The RAF 100 Schools project is an exciting and innovative set of resources for schools to explore history and STEM during the Royal Air Force centenary year. The resources have been created by the Historical Association and the Institute of Physics and will all be available free on a new...

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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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  • 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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