Teacher Fellowships

The Teacher Fellowship programme (HATF) 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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  • Podcasts: 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. The 2019 Teacher Fellowship Programme on Britain and Transatlantic Slavery has explored the teaching of Britain's complex entanglement in transatlantic slavery...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: Teaching the Korean War and its legacy

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    Why Korea? Why Now? 70 years after the beginning of the Korean War in 1950, its impact still reverberates in the Korean peninsula and around the world. Tensions in the region continue to feature prominently in the news: with the Armistice ending the Korean War still in place but peace...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: 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: Conflict, Art and Remembrance

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    Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was a commemorative art installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies at the Tower of London in 2014, by artists Paul Cummins and Tom Piper. Each handmade ceramic poppy was ‘planted’ by a volunteer and the installation attracted over...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme: Teaching the Age of Revolutions

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    The 2018 Teacher Fellowship Programme looked at developing teaching of the Age of Revolutions (1755-1848) and was fully funded by the Age of Revolution education legacy project. It focused on embedding the teaching of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century history in UK schools through the development of teacher subject knowledge and subject...

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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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  • 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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