An introduction to Teaching History

The HA's journal for secondary history teachers

About the HA's Teaching History journal

Teaching History is the UK’s leading professional journal for history teachers at secondary level. Published quarterly with a distribution of over 3,000, Teaching History also boasts a growing international readership. These include teachers, heads of department, trainees, and libraries.

Teaching History is free to HA Secondary Members – find out about Secondary membership 

Regular features

Teaching History includes a number of regular features for both new and experienced history teachers. You can access past editions of these via the links below: 

  • What's the Wisdom On  a short guide to a particular aspect of history teaching, providing an overview of years of practice-based professional thinking.
  • New, Novice or Nervous? – to help teachers new to history to locate key articles written about essential aspects of teaching and learning
  • Move Me On – the problem page for history mentors, offering practical help to anyone involved in training new history teachers
  • Polychronicon – designed to help history teachers update their subject knowledge
  • Cunning Plan – step-by-step plans for tackling particular teaching issues
  • Triumphs Show – showcase for sharing teachers' successes and inspirational ideas

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