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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  • 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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  • Recorded webinar: Teaching history during a climate emergency: how can we respond?

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    We are at a vital moment in our attempt to tackle the climate crisis. Global warming is an inter-disciplinary challenge for the world and an inter-disciplinary challenge in education, too. In this talk, Alison Kitson argues that history provides a vital perspective that enables young people to understand our interaction...

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  • Film: Building Anglo-Saxon England

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    Building Anglo-Saxon England demonstrates how recent excavations enable us to grasp for the first time the diversity of the Anglo-Saxon built environment. The book explores how the natural landscape was modified for human activity, and how settlements were laid out with geometrical precision by specialist surveyors. It also shows how...

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  • Secondary History: A Masterclass for Senior Leaders

    31st August 2022

    Book now As a Senior Leader, there may be barriers to supporting line managing a subject as a non-specialist. This new short course is aimed primarily at non-specialist senior leaders and is designed to address these issues by blending practical and theory-based CPD to support non-subject specialist line managers of...

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  • Webinar recording: Virtual History Forum: Reigning over change

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    These three recordings are taken from the Virtual History Forum which took place in March 2022 and focused on change over the last 70 years.  2022 marked the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. This is an unprecedented occasion in our history. The last 70 years have seen both continuities and...

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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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  • Recorded webinar: 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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