Education

  • GCSEs are changing

    15th May 2018

    By 2020, all GCSEs in England will be graded using numbers instead of letters.  The new grading scale runs from 9 to 1 instead of A* to G, with 9 the highest grade. English language, English literature and Maths were the first to change in 2017. A further 20 subjects will be...

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  • Study trip to Poland for British history teachers

    15th May 2018

    Embassy of Poland in London has opened applications for a study visit to Poland (Warsaw, Auschwitz and Cracow) for British history teachers. The visit will take place between 21st-24th August. The four-day trip is designed to give British educators an opportunity to increase knowledge of Poland’s history. The programme will cover topics...

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  • Away from the Western Front launches two national projects

    10th May 2018

    ‘Away from the Western Front’ has launched two national projects and is offering everyone a chance to make a contribution to this First World War centenary commemoration. A National Music project and a Creative Writing Competition are part of the Heritage Lottery funded First World War 'Away from the Western...

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  • HA Launches New CPD Webinars

    4th May 2018

    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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  • Schools History Project 30th Conference

    3rd May 2018

    There’s lots on offer for secondary history teachers at this year’s SHP Conference, which brings together the country’s most inspiring practitioners to share their work.  This year, the conference will have a strong emphasis on teaching the new GCSE to the full ability range. It will also share ideas on revising...

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  • RAF100 Schools Project

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    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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  • Becoming an Effective Primary History Subject Leader

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    Monday 11 June 2018 - Carlisle (University of Cumbria)Tuesday 26 June 2018 - Leeds (Leeds Trinity University) 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...

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  • England 700-1066: FREE CPD

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    The Historical Association is delighted to be working in partnership with the University of Exeter to provide a FREE teacher training day covering aspects of Viking, Anglo-Saxon and Norman history. If you are teaching the Vikings, Anglo-Saxons or Normans at GCSE or A-level then this event is for you. This...

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  • Curriculum Update Spring 2018

    8th March 2018

    As you may well be aware, Ofsted has been carrying out research into the breadth and coherence of the curriculum offered to all young people. In deciding to conduct this investigation, the Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman acknowledged that Ofsted ought to consider its own role in what has been happening...

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  • Women’s History Month: Female Voices

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