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. 

Sort by: Date (Newest first) | Title A-Z
Show: All | Articles | Podcasts | Multipage Articles
  • Your Primary CPD calendar Summer 2022

    News Item

    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...

    Click to view
  • Course: Becoming an effective primary history subject leader (London)

    1st July 2022

    Join us for this day course in which Chris Trevor will take you on a journey through the most important elements of primary history subject leadership. You may be new to the role or established but would like to have some formal training to carry out the role more effectively,...

    Click to view
  • Course: Practical approaches to teaching primary history

    News Item

    About this course Discover what makes quality teaching of history by exploring how to ensure coverage of the National Curriculum through practical creative methods, which will engage children in interactive methods which can be adopted and adapted for different age groups or themes, whilst ensuring progression and challenge for all....

    Click to view
  • Film: Exploring representations and attitudes to disability across history

    Article

    This webinar was presented by Richard Rieser, who is a campaigner and champion for disability rights and the coordinator of UK Disability History Month. His presentation is part of our ongoing work to explore disability history and the arguments and representations of it and ensure that people from disability groups...

    Click to view
  • Geography and history - together stronger, but separate…?

    8th July 2022

    Run in conjunction with the Royal Geographical Society, this participatory course will support you in planning primary history and geography in ways that strengthen links between the subjects and amplify learning. Taking examples of enquiry-led topics from both Key Stages 1 and 2, from the UK and the wider world....

    Click to view
  • HA Webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Civilisation

    13th September 2022

    The National Curriculum for history requires pupils to gain understanding about abstract concepts of substantive knowledge such as government that cross periods while the Ofsted framework expects to see teaching in greater depth than before. This practical webinar will show how pupils can be introduced to the abstract concept of...

    Click to view
  • HA Webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Empire

    14th June 2022

    The National Curriculum for history requires pupils to gain understanding of abstract concepts that cross periods such as that of Empire (which is listed in NC rubric) while the Ofsted framework expects to see teaching in greater depth than before. This practical webinar will show how pupils can be introduced...

    Click to view
  • HA Webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Government

    19th July 2022

    The National Curriculum for history requires pupils to gain understanding about abstract concepts of substantive knowledge such as government that cross periods while the Ofsted framework expects to see teaching in greater depth than before. This practical webinar will show how pupils can be introduced to the abstract concept of...

    Click to view
  • HA Webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Religion

    29th June 2022

    The National Curriculum for history requires pupils to gain understanding about abstract concepts of substantive knowledge that cross periods such as religion while the Ofsted framework expects to see teaching in greater depth than before. This practical webinar will show how pupils can be introduced to the abstract concept of...

    Click to view
  • HA Webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: War

    6th July 2022

    The National Curriculum for history requires pupils to gain understanding about abstract concepts of substantive knowledge across periods while the Ofsted frameworks expect to see teaching in greater depth than before. This practical webinar will show how pupils can be introduced to the abstract concept of war and which can...

    Click to view
  • HA Webinar: Making the most of your primary membership

    9th June 2022

    Are you new to HA primary membership and not sure where to start? Or been a member for a while and want to make sure that you're using your membership to its full potential? In this termly webinar, our Membership Manager Emily Randall will be joined by members of our...

    Click to view
  • HA Webinar: Resisting Reagan: Assessing the significance of political protest in the 1980s United States

    7th July 2022

    The 1980s are often viewed as marking the repudiation of the political order marked by the New Deal and the 1960s, both periods of enormous social, political, and cultural change. Yet the decade symbolised by President Ronald Reagan, far from being a period of triumphant conservative counterrevolution, was a period...

    Click to view
  • HA Webinar: The People of 1381

    27th June 2022

    This lecture will introduce the first key findings of the AHRC-funded project The People of 1381. Which people and social groups were involved in England’s biggest pre-civil war revolt? How much can we find out about their lives: where did they come from, what actions were they accused of in...

    Click to view
  • Online course: Becoming an effective primary history subject leader

    17th June 2022

    Join us for this two-part online course in which Chris Trevor will take you on a journey through the most important elements of primary history subject leadership. You may be new to the role or established but would like to have some formal training to carry out the role more...

    Click to view
  • Online course: Mastering primary history

    27th May 2022

    This one-day online course for primary teachers will develop your understanding of effective history teaching. The course has a strong practical focus with approaches based on recent research and a regard to national initiatives including the new Ofsted education inspection framework. Every delegate will come away with a range of...

    Click to view
  • Online course: Planning a rich and empowering primary history curriculum

    News Item

    About this course This three-part online course will support primary teachers and curriculum leaders in the principles of strong primary history curriculum design. A series run jointly by the Schools History Project (SHP) and the Historical Association (HA), it will incorporate a focus on the SHP principles that have been fundamental in...

    Click to view
  • Webinar on demand: Tools for teaching local history

    Article

    Tools for teaching local history Anyone, anywhere, can teach interesting local history – it is just a case of finding the right materials. This webinar with Alf Wilkinson will introduce you to some readily–available resources that can be found in your area, with just a little effort, to make fascinating...

    Click to view
  • Webinars on demand: Virtual History Forum: Reigning over change

    Article

    By popular demand we are giving teachers the chance to view some of our recent CPD highlights by releasing recordings of previous webinars for a limited time period each month. These three recordings are taken from the Virtual History Forum which took place in March 2022 and focused on change over the...

    Click to view