Available Courses

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 professional development opportunities to suit all budgets, needs and timescales. In this section you'll find details of all our available opportunities. This area will be regularly updated as new CPD opportunities become available, so don't forget to keep it bookmarked. 

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  • Your HA Webinar Calendar 2020: Covid-19 update

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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 under normal circumstances. At present we find ourselves in an unprecedented situation and we know that while many teachers continue to provide a frontline service, all non-essential...

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  • Webinar: Successfully teaching the new GCSE in two years

    10th June 2020

    There is no way in getting round it, the new History GCSEs are hard. They are content heavy and involve lots of question types. Teaching this in two years can seem daunting. Especially for those schools who were teaching it in three years but are now moving to a two...

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  • Webinar: Leading a history department

    29th April 2020

    This webinar will look at the key issues for anyone leading a history department or part of it. It will be useful for anyone aspiring to the role as well! There will be a core focus on what you can realistically get from exam results, developing an area or aspect...

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  • National Teacher Learning Day webinars

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    The Historical Association has teamed up with Royal Holloway, University of London to provide a fantastic opportunity for secondary history teachers. On National Teacher Learning Day (NTLD), we will be providing webinars throughout the day examining different aspects of history or the work of the historian. Each webinar will be...

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  • London History Forum: Flavouring the curriculum: Event Postponed

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    We regret that under the current circumstances, we will be postponing this event until the autumn. Please keep checking the website for a new date.  Many schools are reviewing the quality and nature of their curricula in the light of both the new Ofsted framework and a renewed emphasis on...

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  • Funded CPD on Medieval History: Conquest Histories and Remembrance: Still Going Ahead

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    Covid-19 Update At present, the residential element of this funded CPD will still go ahead as planned. However, we are carefully monitoring the situation and will review according to government advice. If it is not possible to hold the residential element in July, this will be replaced by a one...

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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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