Working with schools

Guidance and opportunities for working with schools, and case studies from our Teacher Fellowships programme. Please note: this section is currently under development and we will be adding further resources and information soon. 

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  • Podcasts: Britain and Transatlantic Slavery

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    Transatlantic slavery remains one of the most widely taught topics in secondary schools' history curricula and poses challenges of principle and practice that require considerable reflection and critical rigour. The 2019 Teacher Fellowship Programme on Britain and Transatlantic Slavery has explored the teaching of Britain's complex entanglement in transatlantic slavery...

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  • Secondary Education and Social Change in the UK since 1945: KS3 resource packs

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    Although secondary education become an almost universal experience for British 11-year-olds after the Second World War, it is striking how rarely this key social transformation is used to engage current school-age pupils studying post-1945 British history. // Can't see the video? Download it here The lessons on these pages are...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: Britain and Transatlantic Slavery

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    Transatlantic slavery remains one of the most widely taught topics in secondary schools' history curricula and poses challenges of principle and practice that require considerable reflection and critical rigour. This Teacher Fellowship Programme explored the teaching of Britain's complex entanglement in transatlantic slavery and abolition, and of the legacies of that...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: Broadcasting and Social Change in Sixties Britain

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    We are pleased to announce a new funded Teacher Fellowship Programme focused on developing the teaching of the history of equality and diversity in postwar Britain using video and audio sources, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The fellowship seeks to refresh the teaching of modern British...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: Conflict, Art and Remembrance

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    Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was a commemorative art installation of 888,246 handmade ceramic poppies at the Tower of London in 2014, by artists Paul Cummins and Tom Piper. It has been described as “the most popular art installation as well as arguably the most effective expression of commemoration...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: Local history

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    In light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we have made the difficult decision to postpone this Teacher Fellowship programme. The residential will now take place in summer 2021 with the rest of the programme to follow in the summer term. We are pleased to announce a fully funded Teacher Fellowship...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: Teaching the Age of Revolutions

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    The 2018 Teacher Fellowship Programme looked at developing teaching of the Age of Revolutions (1755-1848) and was fully funded by the Age of Revolution education legacy project. It focused on embedding the teaching of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century history in UK schools through the development of teacher subject knowledge and subject...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: The Cold War in the Classroom

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    Course Leader: Ben Walsh Academic Leader: Dr Jessica Reinisch (Birkbeck) The 2017 Teacher Fellowship Programme focused on the history and historiography of the Cold War. The course was taught by historians at Birkbeck College London in collaboration with the Historical Association. The programme was fully funded, including travel and accommodation costs. The...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: The People of 1381

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    We are pleased to be running a fully-funded Teacher Fellowship programme focused on developing the teaching of medieval history and the history of revolt, popular protest, power and the people, in partnership with The People of 1381 project team. Preliminary research findings from The People of 1381 were featured as...

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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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