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 2024

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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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  • HA Webinar: Henry VIII on Tour: finding a new perspective on the Tudors

    15th July 2024

    During his lifetime, Henry VIII journeyed throughout his kingdom in what are known as royal 'progresses'. In this webinar, Anthony Musson will share research from the AHRC-funded 'Henry on Tour' project which seeks to reassess these progresses by exploring archival sources, archaeology, music and material culture. In addition to contributing...

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  • HA Webinar: A history teacher’s ‘markbook’

    10th July 2024

    This session will consider what it might be most useful for history teachers to keep a record of over the course of a year. Every time we read pupils’ work or listen to what they have to say about history, we learn more about their knowledge of, and relationship with,...

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  • HA Webinar: A year in assessment

    26th June 2024

    This session will put forward a couple of examples of what meaningful and useable assessment could look like across a school year at Key Stage 3. The session will explore the range of assessment types in each example, the individual and collective purposes of the assessments, and the kinds of...

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  • HA Webinar: Prosthetics and Assistive Technology in Ancient Greece and Rome: everything you never knew you wanted to know

    18th June 2024

    Jane Draycott is Lecturer in Classics at the University of Glasgow. In this webinar, she will share her research on prostheses and assistive technology in ancient Greece, Rome and the neighbouring civilisations. She will outline the findings from her 2023 book on this subject, which arose from a grant to...

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  • HA Webinar: Assessing the historical whole 

    12th June 2024

    This session will set out a range of tasks and questions, beyond answering an enquiry question, that require pupils to draw on the knowledge they have built cumulatively throughout the curriculum. The session will consider the purposes of such assessment tasks and some underlying principles that will enable teachers to...

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  • Webinar: European migrants in 19th-century Britain

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    Get fresh ideas for teaching about European migrants in Britain from 1780–1914, using brand new resources from the British Library. This free partnership CPD session offers practical ideas for teaching migration history, drawing on a rich collection of sources – including newspapers, maps and photographs. Learn more about how migrants...

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  • Harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for teaching history and geography

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    Artificial Intelligence is becoming more and more prevalent in society and many occupational sectors. But what about teaching? Is AI a threat to history and geography teaching, assessment and quality assurance? Or is it the saviour for teacher workload and a creative force that can bring our subjects to life...

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  • Immersive funded CPD: Sickness and social reform in the Victorian and Edwardian period

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    We are delighted to announce a funded CPD programme in partnership with the Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research project, Addressing Health: Morbidity and Mortality in the Victorian and Edwardian Post Office. The project explores the relationships between work and health in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through the lens of thousands...

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  • On-demand webinar: New approaches to teaching Britain and transatlantic slavery

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    Webinar series: Decolonising the secondary history curriculum Session 5: New approaches to teaching Britain and transatlantic slavery This 90-minute webinar will delve into the social, economic, and moral implications of this topic. It features an interview with historian Maxine Berg related to her research in this area, before suggesting tools for...

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  • On-demand webinar: Histories of the African continent

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    Webinar series: Decolonising the secondary history curriculum Session 4: Histories of the African continent This 90-minute recorded webinar will cover three elements: an introductory discussion about the scope and opportunities for exploring African history; Enquiry One: Africa and the development of religion; Enquiry Two: Decolonisation, Ideology and Race in Africa: the struggles...

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  • On-demand webinar: Change and Continuity

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    Webinar series: Making substantive and disciplinary knowledge work together in the secondary history curriculum Session 2: Change and Continuity  This series of four webinars looks at ways of assessing disciplinary knowledge so that it is working alongside, and pushing forwards, substantive knowledge. This webinar will concentrate on the disciplinary concepts of change...

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  • On-demand webinar: Interpretations

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    Webinar series: Making substantive and disciplinary knowledge work together in the secondary history curriculum Session 4: Interpretations  This series of four webinars looks at ways of assessing disciplinary knowledge so that it is working alongside, and pushing forwards, substantive knowledge. This webinar will concentrate on the disciplinary concept of interpretations, looking at...

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  • On-demand webinar: Significance

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    Webinar series: Making substantive and disciplinary knowledge work together in the secondary history curriculum Session 3: Significance This series of four webinars looks at ways of assessing disciplinary knowledge so that it is working alongside, and pushing forwards, substantive knowledge. This webinar will concentrate on the disciplinary concept of significance, looking at...

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  • On-demand webinar: Causation and Consequence

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    Webinar series: Making substantive and disciplinary knowledge work together in the secondary history curriculum Session 1: Causation and Consequence  This series of four webinars looks at ways of assessing disciplinary knowledge so that it is working alongside, and pushing forwards, substantive knowledge. This webinar will concentrate on the disciplinary concepts of...

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  • On-demand webinar: Black British history

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    Webinar series: Decolonising the secondary history curriculum Session 2: Black British history This 90-minute recorded webinar will cover an introductory discussion about the scope and opportunities for including Black stories in British history and an enquiry about Black Radicals in the early 19th century. Release date: Monday 30 October 2023, 4pmClosing date: Saturday 31...

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  • On-demand webinar: Histories of Islamic societies

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    Webinar series: Decolonising the secondary history curriculum Session 3: Histories of Islamic societies This 90-minute recorded webinar will cover three elements: an introductory discussion about the scope and opportunities for exploring Islamic societies; Enquiry One: Science and Knowledge in Medieval Muslim societies; Enquiry Two: Modernity and Iran in the 20th century....

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  • Recorded webinar: Introduction to decolonising the secondary history curriculum

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    Webinar series: Decolonising the secondary history curriculum Session 1: Introductory webinar This recorded introductory webinar will explore what we mean by decolonising the curriculum and outline principles of approach and explore key concepts involved. How to book Book this webinar only If you wish to book just this webinar, you can purchase...

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  • Recorded Webinar: Mass-Observing Modern Britain

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    Mass-Observation is probably the most consistently useful source for the study of mid and late 20th social lives Britain. It was established in 1937 with the aim of investigating ordinary life and developing an 'anthropology of ourselves.' It used a range of different methods to collect information, from recording overheard...

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  • Recorded Webinar: Teaching Jewish histories

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    Where Jews appear on school curricula, they tend to appear as victims, particularly in the context of the Nazi genocide. The vibrant diversity of Jewish life in preceding centuries is underexplored, and students are given little context for understanding the growth of antisemitism. This webinar delves into this vibrant richness...

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