Available Events

In this section you'll find details of all our available CPD events for history teachers, both online and in-person.  Where these events are linked to a series, this will be linked on the page for your information. To see our regular courses and our overarching series and themes for this term, you can take a look at our What’s on section, view our at-a-glance CPD calendar, or all upcoming CPD events in our web calendar. 

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  • Your Secondary CPD calendar Summer 2022

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    We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We know how essential your CPD is to you and that is why we have worked to provide a wide range of online learning and webinar-based CPD...

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  • History and geography curricula at GCSE and A-level: embedding equality, diversity and inclusion

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    Location Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR Date 16 June 2022 Time 9.45am-3.30pm This joint event with the Royal Geographical Society is aimed at both history and geography teachers. It will focus on curriculum content and the work that is being done to ensure the...

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  • HA Webinar: Inspiring and challenging your highest attaining historians: Setting the scene (postponed)

    1st September 2022

    In this first session of the series, we will explore what high attainment in school history is and the opportunities that need to be provided to nurture it. We will consider who our high attaining learners are and what they require from us as teachers.

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  • HA Webinar: Inspiring and challenging your highest attaining historians: In the classroom (Postponed)

    1st September 2022

    This second session of the series will focus on the timetabled history lesson and provide lots of ideas, and pointers to resources, for meeting the needs of the history higher attainers.

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  • HA Webinar: Inspiring and challenging your highest attaining historians: Beyond the classroom (Postponed)

    1st September 2022

    This third session in the series will go beyond the history lesson to give lots of suggestions about meeting the needs of higher attainers both in school and beyond.

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  • HA Webinar: Resisting Reagan: Assessing the significance of political protest in the 1980s United States

    7th July 2022

    The 1980s are often viewed as marking the repudiation of the political order marked by the New Deal and the 1960s, both periods of enormous social, political, and cultural change. Yet the decade symbolised by President Ronald Reagan, far from being a period of triumphant conservative counterrevolution, was a period...

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  • HA Webinar: The People of 1381

    27th June 2022

    This lecture will introduce the first key findings of the AHRC-funded project The People of 1381. Which people and social groups were involved in England’s biggest pre-civil war revolt? How much can we find out about their lives: where did they come from, what actions were they accused of in...

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  • HA Webinar: Making the most of your secondary membership

    20th June 2022

    Are you new to HA secondary membership and not sure where to start? Been an individual or corporate member for a while and want to make sure that you're using your membership to its full potential? In this webinar Membership Manager Emily Randall will guide you through some key benefits...

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  • History and geography curricula at GCSE and A-level: embedding equality, diversity and inclusion

    16th June 2022

    This joint event between the HA and RGS will focus on curriculum content and the work that is being done to ensure the teaching of both subjects at examination level is more inclusive and representative. It is a common theme across both history and geography that both subjects have, in...

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  • Webinar on demand: Using the best pedagogy to make your curriculum work

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    Webinar series: A great curriculum is like a great museum Session 2: Using the best pedagogy to make your curriculum work In this webinar we will focus on choosing the best pedagogy to make your curriculum land. This will cover: Strategies to help students ‘know more and remember more’ The use...

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  • Webinar on demand: Choosing the right curriculum

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    Webinar series: A great curriculum is like a great museum Session 1: Choosing the right curriculum In this webinar we will focus on how you select what to include in a great curriculum and what do you decide to leave out. This will cover: Choosing on macro and micro narratives Powerful...

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  • Webinar on demand: Using effective assessment to see if your curriculum has worked

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    Webinar series: A great curriculum is like a great museum Session 3: Using effective assessment to see if your curriculum has worked In this webinar we will focus on effective assessment of a history curriculum. This will cover: The use of summative and formative assessment Successful knowledge tests Bespoke mark schemes...

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  • Webinars on demand: Virtual History Forum: Reigning over change

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    By popular demand we are giving teachers the chance to view some of our recent CPD highlights by releasing recordings of previous webinars for a limited time period each month. These three recordings are taken from the Virtual History Forum which took place in March 2022 and focused on change over the...

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  • HA South West History Network

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    The HA South West Network are pleased to offer a new series of 10-minute Mini CPD sessions: bite-sized talks on what teachers in the South West are doing for everyone to enjoy. Details and booking links will be published on the Network's Twitter account @HASWNetwork.  Date Presenter Focus Tuesday 29...

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  • Webinar on demand: Supporting lower attainers as subject leader

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    This webinar will explore some of the subject leadership decisions associated with supporting lower attainers across the department. It will incorporate some thinking on using data, curriculum leadership and structural decisions to support lower ability students in history. This webinar was presented by Martyn Bajkowski and Hugh Richards as part...

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  • Film: Exploring representations and attitudes to disability across history

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    This webinar was presented by Richard Rieser, who is a campaigner and champion for disability rights and the coordinator of UK Disability History Month. His presentation is part of our ongoing work to explore disability history and the arguments and representations of it and ensure that people from disability groups...

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  • CPD: Beyond the Ballot and Peterloo to the Pankhursts MOOCs

    11th February 2021

    Explore the history of the struggle for women’s suffrage and equality with this course developed by Royal Holloway, University of London, and the UK Parliament. With content from the Parliamentary Archives, the Women’s Library collection at the LSE Library and The National Archives; engaging videos, articles and quizzes; and a...

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