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  • Teaching English Medieval History and Historical Interpretations for the new GCSE

    17th July 2017

    Academic research points to the best CPD outcomes that really develop classroom practice arising from CPD that takes place over several contact sessions. We are offering a unique opportunity for teachers to develop their teaching of Medieval British History through a three-part course in partnership with Justice to History. Course...

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  • A thousand years of the forging and re-forging of Britain: Insights into teaching thematic history for the new GCSE

    17th July 2017

    Academic research points to the best CPD outcomes that really develop classroom practice arising from CPD that takes place over several contact sessions. We are offering a unique opportunity for teachers to develop their teaching of thematic British History through a 3 part course in partnership with Justice to History....

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  • Midlands History Forum 2017

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    Date: Saturdy 14 October 2017 Venue: School of Education, University of Birmingham This year's Midlands History Forum will open up the past by exploring the breadth of our history and diverse heritage at a time when we need, more than ever, to appreciate the significance of these key themes.  We...

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  • London Teachers GCSE Teachmeet

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    Start the new school year by hitting the ground running! This FREE teachmeet is designed to be a chance to meet informally with representatives from your Awarding Body and ask them any questions plus the opportunity to share ideas and tackle issues with other GCSE teachers. There will also be...

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  • Through Narrative and Sources to Success at Interpretations

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    Manchester: 12 October (Venue TBC) London: 12 November (Venue TBC) Course Leader: Alf Wilkinson Cost: HA Member £120, Non- Member £150, Concession £90 (excluding VAT and fees) We tend to teach AO1, A03 and A44 separately. It could be argued that the only way for our students to ‘get’ Interpretations...

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  • Teaching the Age of Revolutions (1755-1848)

    9th June 2017

    Working with the broader Waterloo200 education legacy plan the Historical Association is pleased to announce 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. Teacher Fellowship Programme...

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  • Looking ahead at GCSE History and Geography CPD

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    Tuesday 26 September 2017, 9.00am-3.30pm | Royal Geographical Society, London One year on from the new GCSEs, this event will focus on addressing issues and providing support and ideas for history and geography. The event will have a keynote lecture from Philip Smith, Ofsted's National Lead, as well as tailored...

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  • CPD: Critical Thinking in History & Geography

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    The Historical Association and Geographical Association are collaborating to provide FREE professional development in critical thinking and problem solving for schools. This is part of the British Council Connecting Classrooms Core Skills programme, offering new opportunities for teachers’ professional development plus the opportunity to develop international school partnerships. Critical thinking...

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  • Rethinking the Normans: FREE CPD for GCSE

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    Saturday 17 June 2017 While familiar ground for history teachers at Year 7, you may have looked at GCSE specifications and felt daunted. You may then have read some recent academic work and felt even more daunted.  You may have realised that what you thought you knew about the Normans...

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  • CPD: Developing Exceptional History in Schools

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    Start Date: All Year Round. Who is this course for? Heads and aspiring heads of history, primary history coordinators, secondary and primary history Quality Mark schools and subject leaders. This course will help you to provide positive development to the history provision in your school. Whether you're looking for inspiration...

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    The most effective professional development happens over a period of time, over several sessions and allows time for implementation and time for reflection about the thinking and ideas that it has stimulated. There are many different approaches to professional development. At the Historical Association we are continuing to develop flexible...

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