An Introduction to Teaching History

The HA's journal for secondary history teachers

About the Teaching History journal

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

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: 

  • Polychronicon – designed to help history teachers update their subject knowledge
  • 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
  • Cunning Plan – step-by-step plans for tackling particular teaching issues
  • Triumphs Show – showcase for sharing teachers' successes and inspirational ideas
  • What's the Wisdom Onshort guide to a particular aspect of history teaching, providing an overview of years of practice-based professional thinking.

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