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  • Historical Association Secondary Survey 2021

    22nd October 2021

    For the past 11 years we have been doing an annual survey into history teaching in secondary schools. This year our main focus was on the content of the history curriculum, examined with a particular focus on diversity. It looks particularly at diversity understood in terms of race and ethnicity,...

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  • The Historical Association Response to the Initial Teacher Training Market Review Consultation

    26th August 2021

    On 5 July 2021 the government launched a consultation into proposals for reform of initial teacher training in England following a review of the market. The recommendations are part of wider reforms to initial teacher training. The proposals outlined in the consultation included the extension of courses to allow for...

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  • Results 2021

    10th August 2021

    What a year! Who do we congratulate first? The teachers for pulling this off? Or the students for giving it their all despite the most trying of circumstances? We simply say a big WELL DONE to you all. Those of you doing exams this year have had two years' worth...

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  • Primary Curriculum Schemes of Work

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    All schemes of work are free to HA Members, along with a host of other resources and benefits. If you are not yet an HA Member, you can get a taster of our schemes of work through our open-access Anglo-Saxons unit, our open-access EYFS unit and our open-access Age of Revolutions unit....

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  • Get ahead in Secondary teaching

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    Calling all secondary trainee teachers! To help kick-start your teaching career the HA offer a two-year trainee membership deal for just £73.00 – which works out at less than £3 per month. This deal is over 10% cheaper than standard concessionary membership, and also includes a special renewal offer at the end of your...

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  • The Chartered Teacher Programme (CTHist)

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    Chartered Teacher of History (CTHist) status is designed to ensure that teachers who choose to remain within the classroom have their contributions and expertise recognised and to provide an assurance for senior leaders that history staff are committed to their continued development. This accreditation confers a distinction on its holder...

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  • Get ahead in Primary teaching

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    Calling all primary trainee teachers!  Are you currently training to be a primary teacher with a history specialism? To help kick-start your teaching career the HA offer a two-year trainee membership deal for just £50.00 – which works out at less than £2 per month. This deal is over 33% cheaper than...

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  • Why subject must be at the heart of teachers' early career framework

    20th May 2019

    Dear Sir, We were collectively pleased to note the emphasis that has been given to good subject knowledge within the Government's Recruitment and Retention strategy and in the accompanying Early Career Framework. We wholeheartedly agree that developing teachers’ subject knowledge early in their career is essential for developing their expertise as quickly...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: Teaching the Korean War and its legacy

    Multipage Article

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  • Ofsted consultation – the HA response

    30th April 2019

    It is important that Ofsted responds to teachers' and schools' concerns and thoughts and updates its procedures. That is a key reason why we have been happy to draw together the thoughts of the history teaching community to the recent Ofsted public consultation. Much of what they are proposing to...

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