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 2021

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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 teachers continue to provide a frontline service, most face-to-face teacher...

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  • HA Webinar: What makes a great university historian?

    13th July 2021

    Choosing whether to study history at university is an important decision. You may be concerned about what is required of a university history student, or what is required to become one. This session focuses on bridging the gap between A-level and university history.

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  • Introduction to Sporting Heritage in the Curriculum

    5th July 2021

    Excited about the opportunity to creatively incorporate sporting history as new part of your curriculum offer or a thematic enrichment extension to it? Interested in hearing more about how this approach could inspire your students’ potential approach to EPQ? Like to influence and shape how this might be achieved? If...

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  • Webinar: Sharing the expertise of our colleagues in Special Schools

    29th June 2021

    This webinar is the final webinar in the series History for all. Whilst many teachers in mainstream schools now have useful links with Primary coordinators and have a working knowledge of how the curriculum is approached and implemented in Key Stages 1&2, few colleagues have contact with special schools and...

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  • GCSE diversity network: American West

    22nd June 2021

    Diversity has been thought about in schools and within curricula for many years, but the events of the last year have made many reflect and ask whether the curricula they teach is enough. This also trickles down into our examination specifications. While examination specifications are unlikely to present any significant...

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  • Webinar: Supporting lower attainers as subject leader

    22nd June 2021

    This webinar, sixth in our series History for all, 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 session will be led...

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  • HA Webinar: An introduction to the HA Quality Mark

    18th June 2021

    This informal webinar will provide an introduction to the Historical Association Quality Mark including the process, the framework and assessment and a chance to ask questions about the programme.

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  • One Big History Department

    17th June 2021

    #OBHD Live These webinars are intended to be informal and an opportunity to share thinking about a topical issue. At each #OBHDlive event, some members of HA secondary committee will facilitate discussion and share their ideas. Why not grab a cuppa at the end of a long day and join...

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  • GCSE diversity network: Elizabeth I

    11th June 2021

    Diversity has been thought about in schools and within curricula for many years, but the events of the last year have made many reflect and ask whether the curricula they teach is enough. This also trickles down into our examination specifications. While examination specifications are unlikely to present any significant...

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  • HA Webinar: Applying to study history at university: tips from an Admissions Tutor

    10th June 2021

    Making the transition to study history at university is an exciting but daunting prospect. If you are thinking of studying history at university, join us at this special webinar with history admissions tutor at Royal Holloway, University of London, Dr Rob Priest to learn more about applying and studying history...

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  • Webinar: Putting pen to paper: Encouraging low attainers to feel the power of writing

    12th May 2021

    This webinar is the fifth in our series History for all. We are often told that low attainers find history hard because of 'all the writing' that our subject involves. Sometimes the temptation is to move away from writing to make things 'easier'. This session, led by Katie Hall, will...

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  • Webinar: The problem with having to write it all down!

    11th May 2021

    This session, fourth in our series History for all, will unpack the demands of writing in history – thinking about the particular challenges that lower attainers face when asked to generate different kinds of written account. It will identify what we can learn from research into more and less effective...

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  • Webinar: Memory: helping to build memory and recall

    23rd April 2021

    This webinar, the third in our series History for all, will look at different strategies to help children to remember. Laura Wilkins will begin the webinar by exploring the literature of recent years on memory. In the second part of the webinar, Paige Richardson will look at different strategies. She...

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  • Webinar on demand: Assessment in history - blending evidence informed approaches with disciplinary tradition

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    By popular demand we are giving teachers the chance to view some of our recent webinar highlights by releasing recordings of previous webinars for a limited time period. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recording (you will need to be logged in to pay and access the webinar). This recording...

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  • Webinar on demand: Successfully teaching the new GCSE in two years

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    By popular demand we are giving teachers the chance to view some of our recent webinar highlights by releasing recordings of previous webinars for a limited time period. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recording link (you will need to be logged in to pay and access the link). This...

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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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  • Webinar series: History for all

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    The 2011 Ofsted report History for All reminds us of the need to take account of the needs of all our learners in the history classroom and to ensure that no child is left behind. Providing an inclusive experience that carries all our learners with us takes a great deal...

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  • Webinar series: Untold stories of the Second World War

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    There are countless events, people, acts of defiance, courage, bravery and sheer hard work during the Second World War that have remained untold stories… until now. During the last year the Royal British Legion has been working with the specialist historian and film-maker Martyn Cox to produce brand new films...

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