Available Events

In this section you'll find details of all our available CPD events for primary teachers, both online and in-person. Where these events are linked to a series, this will be linked on the page for your information.To see our regular courses and our overarching series and themes for this term, you can take a look at our What’s on section, view our at-a-glance primary CPD calendar, or all upcoming CPD events in our web calendar. 

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  • Your Primary CPD calendar Spring 2024

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    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 know how essential your CPD is to you and that is why we have worked to provide a wide range of face to face, online learning...

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  • Primary regional history teachmeet: North East

    21st March 2024

    Teachmeets are a great way to find out what fellow teachers are doing in the classroom and beyond and to share practical ideas and inspiration. Over the next year, we will be inviting primary teachers across different UK regions to share their ideas and innovation in history teaching with the...

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  • HA Webinar: Ideas for measuring Impact in History in primary history

    19th March 2024

    This webinar will consider ways you can measure the impact of your curriculum, and ensure your pupils are ready for the next stage of their education. This is not just about gathering data, but also how tasks teachers set allow pupils to get to destinations for meeting the intent of...

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  • HA Webinar: An enduring counterfactual: John F. Kennedy and the Vietnam War

    19th March 2024

    Would US President John F. Kennedy have avoided the catastrophe that became the Vietnam War if Lee Harvey Oswald had not assassinated him in Dallas on that fateful day of 22 November 1963? This question – or a version of it – has animated discussions of the Vietnam War for...

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  • HA Webinar: Making the most of your primary membership

    18th March 2024

    In this webinar we will guide you through some essential benefits available through your HA primary membership - from key online resources and journal support through to available CPD and accreditation routes. We also look at how you can get involved with the activities and competitions run by the association...

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  • HA Webinar: Ideas for building your History Implementation in primary history

    11th March 2024

    This webinar will look at ways to maximise how teachers have good subject knowledge about the topics they teach. The course will also consider methods of assessment in primary history that are beneficial for both the teacher and the pupil.

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  • Primary regional history teachmeet: London

    6th March 2024

    Teachmeets are a great way to find out what fellow teachers are doing in the classroom and beyond and to share practical ideas and inspiration. Over the next year, we will be inviting primary teachers across different UK regions to share their ideas and innovation in history teaching with the...

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  • HA Webinar: Sickness and the State: Working in the Nineteenth-Century British Post Office

    5th March 2024

    Join us to explore some of the findings of the Wellcome Trust funded collaborative project, Addressing Health: Morbidity and Mortality in the Victorian and Edwardian Post Office. Following the digitisation and transcription of the pension records for over 26,000 individuals who worked for the Post Office in England, Ireland, Scotland...

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  • HA Webinar: Black Germans: the last forgotten victims of the Nazis?

    26th February 2024

    In this webinar, Professor Robbie Aitken will look at the experiences of Black residents in Germany during the Nazi period. Why have they been largely written out of larger histories of the Third Reich? He will suggest that there was a genocidal intent in Nazi policy towards them, signalled partly...

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  • HA Webinar: Ideas for building your History Intent in primary history

    21st February 2024

    This webinar will explore the importance of thinking about how broad and balanced your curriculum is, including how your curriculum is sequenced in terms of substantive and disciplinary knowledge so it becomes a progression model for your pupils. This links to Ofsted’s report about planning for progression in disciplinary and...

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  • Funded CPD: Sickness, Social Reform and the Victorian and Edwardian Post Office

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    We are delighted to announce a funded CPD programme in partnership with the Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research project, Addressing Health: Morbidity and Mortality in the Victorian and Edwardian Post Office. The project explores the relationships between work and health of thousands of Post Office employees in in the nineteenth and early...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Civilisation

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 7: Civilisation An overview will be given of the development of historic civilisations including references to the Bronze and Iron Ages, ancient civilisations, Ancient Greeks, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. This will include links...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: War

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 5: War An overview will be given of the development of warfare over time from the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages and taking in ancient civilisations, Greeks, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Vikings. This overview...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Religion

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 4: Religion An overview will be given of the development of religions and interactions between them from the Stone Age onwards, taking in ancient civilisations, ancient Greece, The Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Vikings and...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Empire

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 3: Empire An overview will be given of the development of empires over time taking in those that developed in ancient civilisations such as Egypt, colonisation by Greek city states and the empire...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Monarchy

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 2: MonarchyPlease note this webinar was recorded in May 2022, before the death of Queen Elizabeth II.  Reference will be made to the study of possible significant individuals at Key Stage 1 such...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Trade

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 1: Trade An overview will be given of the development of trade within and between historic civilisations and cultures from the Neolithic period of the Stone Age onwards. This will include examples of...

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  • Recorded Webinar: Peopling London, 47AD–1960

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    This webinar explores themes around the causes of migration over time and look at practical outcomes in the classroom. It focuses on migration over time in London from the Saxons to the Windrush, through sources and stories, though the themes and ideas used are relevant to schools beyond London. Topics...

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  • Recorded webinar: Teaching history during a climate emergency: how can we respond?

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    We are at a vital moment in our attempt to tackle the climate crisis. Global warming is an inter-disciplinary challenge for the world and an inter-disciplinary challenge in education, too. In this talk, Alison Kitson argues that history provides a vital perspective that enables young people to understand our interaction...

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  • Recorded webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Government

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 This webinar was recorded as part of our webinar series exploring the teaching of substantive concepts in primary history. The National Curriculum for history requires pupils to gain understanding about abstract concepts of substantive...

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