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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Webinar: Easy, accessible, attention-grabbing approaches

    9th June 2020

    In this webinar, Carmel Bones will provide teachers with a versatile set of active strategies designed to help hook and motivate all learners. The approaches can be easily adapted to take account of the starting points and skills of your young historians.

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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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