Teacher Fellowships

The Teacher Fellowship Programme is a new CPD scheme focused on providing sustained, knowledge-based professional development for teachers over two terms or more. The Historical Association has worked with experienced teacher educators and academic experts to offer fully-funded courses which address specific curriculum needs. Read more

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme 2019: Britain and transatlantic slavery

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    Transatlantic slavery remains one of the most widely taught topics in secondary schools' history curricula and poses challenges of principle and practice that require considerable reflection and critical rigour. This year’s second Teacher Fellowship Programme will explore the teaching of Britain's complex entanglement in transatlantic slavery and abolition, and of...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: The Cold War in the Classroom

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    Course Leader: Ben Walsh Academic Leader: Dr Jessica Reinisch (Birkbeck) The 2017 Teacher Fellowship Programme focused on the history and historiography of the Cold War. The course was taught by historians at Birkbeck College London in collaboration with the Historical Association. The programme was fully funded, including travel and accommodation costs. The...

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  • The later Middle Ages: Teacher Fellowship programme outcomes

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    These resources were developed as part of the Historical Association’s inaugural Teacher Fellowship Programme funded by Agincourt 600. The programme was led by Ian Dawson and focused on developing teachers’ knowledge of late medieval history and translating this to the classroom. Featuring academic input from Professor Anne Curry, Professor Michael...

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  • Teaching the Age of Revolutions (1755-1848)

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    Working with the broader Waterloo200 education legacy plan the Historical Association is pleased to be developing an ambitious new three-year education programme that will focus on teacher subject knowledge and subject pedagogy to help embed the teaching of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century history in UK schools. At the...

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  • Podcast Series: The Age of Revolutions

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    These podcasts were developed with A-level students as the intended target audience, but provide an equally enlightening listen for the general enthusiast. The first two podcasts represent two historians’ interpretations on the role of Nelson in the defeat of Napoleon and the development of the British Navy during the nineteenth...

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  • Agincourt 600

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    The inaugural Teacher Fellowship Programme was launched through funding provided by Agincourt 600 with the aim of providing rigorous, subject knowledge-focused professional development for teachers. It was led by Ian Dawson with a focus on the fifteenth century and late Middle Ages. The programme began with a two-day residential in...

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  • Interpreting Agincourt: KS3 Scheme of Work

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    2015 was a year of anniversaries. As part of our funded commemoration projects surrounding the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, we have commissioned this scheme of work looking at interpretations of the battle and period, particularly aimed at pupils in Key Stage Three. It comes with a complete...

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