Past Event Resources

We know how important it is to you to be able to reflect upon the professional development you undertake and to revisit the resources, advice and guidance. In this section, you will find a repository of training resources and materials from past events.

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  • Film: Dealing with the issues from lockdown in the primary history classroom

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    In the last 12 months many pupils have missed significant chunks of school and importantly a significant chunk of their history learning. In this special one-off webinar we discuss some of the issues we are all facing. What does catch up in history look like? How helpful is this terminology?...

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  • Film: Writing Black histories, telling Black stories

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    In February 2021 we were delighted to continue the HA Virtual Branch with Stephen Bourne, author of a number of books including Black Poppies: Britain’s Black Community and the Great War and Black in the British Frame: The Black Experience in British Film and Television. In 2017 South Bank University awarded Stephen an Honorary Fellowship for...

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  • Webinar on demand: Enquiry building in primary history

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    By popular demand we are giving teachers the chance to view some of our recent webinar highlights by releasing recordings of previous webinars for a limited time period. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recording link (you will need to be logged in to pay and access the...

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  • Film: The life and legend of the Sultan Saladin

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    Between 26 February and 2 March you can watch Jonathan Phillips’s 2020 HA Virtual Conference keynote talk on The life and legend of the Sultan Saladin. Phillips’s talk reveals how a man initially branded as ‘the son of Satan’ became so esteemed in Europe and, through extensive new research, we will follow how...

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  • Film: What is diversity within the primary history curriculum?

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    This spring and summer we are pleased to be running a new series of webinars aimed at teachers working in primary schools: Diversity in the primary history curriculum. This series will consider the following questions: What is diversity? Why has it proved to be controversial? How can we respond to this?...

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  • Film: China's Good War

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    In this lecture Professor Mitter uses film and other propaganda works to explore how key events of global history are being represented in China to develop a different understanding of its own past. The talk addresses a number of the factors for this change in how China is reflecting on...

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  • Webinar on demand: Using sources and historical interpretations in primary history

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    By popular demand we are giving teachers the chance to view some of our recent webinar highlights by releasing recordings of previous webinars for a limited time period. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recording link (you will need to be logged in to pay and access the...

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  • Film: Henry V: Henry the Conqueror?

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    'Henry V - Henry the Conqueror? In this lecture former HA President Anne Curry Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, Southampton addresses the question  'Henry V - Henry the Conqueror?'. She explores the relationship between Henry V, his court and those in France.

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  • Film: Blood and Iron

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    Katya Hoyer recently gave a lecture for the HA Virtual Branch on Weltkrieg: the German home front during the First World War and the devastating effects of total war on a divided and insecure society. This talk provides an insight into the First World War that is often overlooked, reminding us that...

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  • The Origins of Mass Society: Speech, Sex and Drink in Urbanising Britain, 1780-1870

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    Professor Peter Mandler is the current president of the Historical Association. As part of our 'presidents season' for the HA Virtual Branch he gave a fascinating talk on The Origins of Mass Society: Speech, Sex and Drink in Urbanising Britain, 1780-1870. In this talk he explores the impact of the changes in...

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  • Webinar: Diversifying or Decolonising (Primary access)

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    We are pleased to present a new series of webinars in partnership with Justice to History aimed at teachers working with Key Stages 3 and 4. Making school history relevant as well as rigorous is our priority and school leaders will want their history department to be at the cutting edge of...

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  • Film: Reimagining the Blitz Spirit

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    Dr Jo Fox continued our virtual branch lecture series this July on the subject 'Reimagining the Blitz Spirit: the mobilisation of World War II propaganda in our own times'. Fox is the Director of the Institute of Historical Research and a well-known historian specialising in the history of propaganda, rumour and truth telling.  In this talk...

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  • Film: The Making of Early England 500-1066

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    In this Virtual Branch lecture Michael Wood returns to his popular territory of Early England 500-1066 using the lives of specific stories and individuals to cast light on the period. This lecture was recorded on the 9 July 2020 as part of the HA Virtual Branch and is available to all...

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  • Film: Write your own historical fiction

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  • Film: Teaching Prehistory

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  • Film: Making sense of the Vikings

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    Focusing on the Viking world, this webinar explores how careful choice of content in one subject can extend what your pupils will achieve in another. It offers some practical suggestions on how you might combine a Key Stage 2 History study of the Vikings with the geography of their world...

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  • Film: Primary History at greater depth

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    This primary workshop took place at at the Historical Association Annual Conference, Chester, May 2019. In this session, Stuart explored the principles of how working at greater depth can be applied into history units of work to allow the most able of learners to excel and fully reach their potential in history...

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  • Film: The new Ofsted education inspection framework (EIF) 2019

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    The film below was taken at the HA Annual Conference in Chester May 2019 and features Heather Fearn, Inspector Curriculum and Professional Development Lead, Ofsted. This session aimed to explain Ofsted’s approach to inspecting the curriculum under the new education inspection framework (EIF) that will come into effect in September 2019, with...

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  • Film: Widening horizons within, and beyond, the taught curriculum

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    The film below was taken at the London History Forum: Widening Perspectives which took place on Thursday 25 April 2019 at the UCL Institute of Education and features Will Bailey-Watson (subject lead for PGCE History at the University of Reading).The renewed emphasis on curriculum in many schools is giving history teachers a...

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  • Film: EYFS - how to teach the past without teaching history

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    In this workshop Helen Crawford of the University of Northampton explores how creating a class memory box can encourage young children to ‘talk about past and present events in their own lives’.

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