Education news

  • ASDAN Local History

    1st April 2013

    To coincide with Local History Month in May, ASDAN has produced some activity sheets to support the local history unit of their History Short Course. You can access these activities here. If you are looking for an interesting yet accessible history course for all your Key Stage 4 students then...

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  • Develop your career today!

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    Whatever your needs, the Historical Association offers history CPD suitable for you. Face to Face TrainingFace to Face training on one day events that range from courses that are packed with practical ideas to use immediately, full of cutting edge knowledge and pedagogy and enriched by online post-course support to...

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  • HA Annual Conference 2013

    14th February 2013

    Our 2013 Annual Conference will take place in York on Friday 10 May and Saturday 11 May at the Park Inn Hotel, York. Our two Conference days will be packed with fantastic lectures, teaching workshops, historical visits and more, and will cater for all our education practitioners and history enthusiasts. Book...

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  • The New History Curriculum 2013 - Read it here

    8th February 2013

    We have published in full the draft Purpose, Aims, Attainment and Programme of Study for History Key Stage 1 to 3. Please scroll down the page to view. A number of you have already left comments on our website and have recorded your view on our poll. Please continue to...

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  • Historical Association Welcomes U-Turn on GCSE Reform

    7th February 2013

    The Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove announced a major u-turn on proposed GCSE reform. The new English Baccalaureate Certificates to be set by a single examination board are to be scrapped. Mr Gove, having taken the advice of the Education Select Committee and Ofqual, admitted that this had...

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  • The New National Curriculum Draft, 2013

    7th February 2013

    The draft of the new Programme of Study for History has now been published.  We are preparing a full statement which will follow shortly.  Whilst there are some elements of the curriculum aims we support, overall we have some serious concerns and regret the way in which this national curriculum...

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  • Write Your Own Historical Fiction Competition 2013

    2nd February 2013

    The Historical Association Historical Fiction Prize and the Joan Blyth Memorial Prize Write Your Own Historical Fiction Competition 2013 - Bigger and Better than Ever Before!Get your Year 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 students to bring the past to life!One of the key attributes of historical fiction is that...

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  • Michael Gove Ends the Dreams of Thousands

    30th January 2013

    A-Level Reforms AnnouncedThe Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove has announced a return to the 2 year linear style A-level course.  AS levels will remain as stand-alone qualifications for 17 year old students but will not form part of the full A-level course. Mr Gove said that these changes...

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  • Explore the Holocaust with FilmClub and the HMD Trust

    24th January 2013

    The Holocaust is considered by many to be one of the darkest episodes in the history of modern man. To help teachers tackle this complex and challenging topic the education charity FILMCLUB, in partnership with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, has created a curriculum enrichment guide featuring seven specially selected...

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  • History specific CPD from the Historical Association

    19th December 2012

    Whatever your needs, the Historical Association offers history CPD suitable for you. Face to Face TrainingFace to Face training on one day events that range from courses that are packed with practical ideas to use immediately, full of cutting edge knowledge and pedagogy and enriched by online post-course support to...

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