Event Resources

We know how important it is to you to be able to reflect upon the professional development you undertake and to revisit the resources, advice and guidance. In this section, you will find a repository of training resources and materials from past events. Read more

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  • Film: History teachers as teachers of reading

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    Students and teachers can perceive literacy, particularly the challenges of extended reading and writing, to be a barrier to enjoyment of and success in history. Repeated lockdowns over the past two years have, despite teachers’ most creative and dedicated responses to remote learning, made it even harder to help children...

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  • Film: Making the most of your secondary membership

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  • Film: 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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  • Webinar on demand: Motivating history for all

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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...

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  • Film: Making the most of your secondary membership as a trainee

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    Are you a trainee teacher, new to or interested in HA secondary membership and want some guidance on where to start? In this webinar we guide you through some key benefits included as part of your membership - from essential online resources and journal support for beginning teachers to available CPD and accreditation routes...

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  • Film: Life and Death in Occupied France

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    Robert Pike joined the HA Virtual Branch to discuss the research for his latest book Silent Village: Life and Death in Occupied France. This work explores life in the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane before, during and after the infamous massacre and destruction by Nazi Germany that took place on 10 June...

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  • Webinar on demand: Empire history in secondary schools

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    This webinar is part of the series Diverse histories in the secondary curriculum in the 2020s and it will be available to purchase and view until the end of December 2021. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recording (you will need to be logged in to pay and access...

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  • Webinar on demand: Women's history in secondary schools

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    This webinar is part of the series Diverse histories in the secondary curriculum in the 2020s and it will be available to purchase and view until the end of December 2021. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recording (you will need to be logged in to pay and access...

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  • Webinars on demand: Diverse histories in the secondary curriculum in the 2020s bulk booking

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    This page allows you to book in bulk for the series Diverse histories in the secondary curriculum in the 2020s. The webinars are available to purchase and view until the end of December 2021. We recommend watching them in the order listed below. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recordings of...

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  • Webinar on demand: Using oral history in the classroom

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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. This webinar recording is free and exclusive to Historical Association members and will be available to view on this page until the end...

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  • Webinar on demand: Planning for learning: taking account of pupil differences in history

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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...

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  • Webinar on demand: African history in secondary schools

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    This webinar is part of the series Diverse histories in the secondary curriculum in the 2020s and it will be available to purchase and view until the end of December 2021. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recording (you will need to be logged in to pay...

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  • Film: History for All - Approaches from the Special Sector

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    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 the expertise which our colleagues in special education can share with us...

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  • Film: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution

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    In this Virtual Branch webinar we were joined in conversation with Dr Toby Green on his acclaimed book 'A Fistful of Shells'. Shortlisted for the 2020 Wolfson Prize and winner of the 2019 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, the book explores West Africa from the Rise of the...

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  • Film: Introduction to Sporting Heritage in the Curriculum

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    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? Join...

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  • Webinar series: Diverse histories in the secondary curriculum in the 2020s

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    We are pleased to present teachers with another opportunity to view this series of webinars in partnership with Justice to History aimed at teachers working with Key Stages 3 and 4. Making school history relevant as well as rigorous is our priority and school leaders will want their history department...

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  • Film: Meet the author: Marc Morris on The Anglo-Saxons

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    In this Virtual Branch talk best-selling author and renowned historian Marc Morris joined us to discuss the process of researching for, structuring and writing his new book The Anglo-Saxons: a history of the beginnings of England.  Drawing on a vast range of original evidence - chronicles, letters, archaeology and artefacts - Morris's...

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  • Film: Curriculum and progression in history and Ofsted’s work with schools

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    Tim Jenner, the Ofsted Subject Lead for History, gave a clear and informative keynote session at the Historical Association 2021 virtual annual conference which not only gave a clear picture of what a deep dive in history might involve, but also dispelled myths about what Ofsted would and would not expect to see during a...

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  • Film: Untold Stories of D-Day

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    The HA has worked with film-maker,  historian and Legasee ambassador Martyn Cox on a series of webinars looking at untold stories from the Second World War. Many of these stories are taken for the oral histories provided in interviews given to Martyn on film.  In this filmed webinar, Martyn goes...

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  • Film: 'Mayflower Lives: building a New Jerusalem in the New World'

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    Historian and author Martyn Whittock recently gave a lecture for the HA Virtual Branch on'Mayflower Lives: building a New Jerusalem in the New World'. In 1620, 102 ill-prepared asylum seekers landed two months later than planned, in the wrong place on the eastern coast of North America. By the next summer, half of them...

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