Secondary News

  • London History Forum: Conflict and Remembrance: Booking Open

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    A fantastic evening of CPD in the majestic surroundings of Windsor Castle all for just £20 for HA members and £10 concessions (£30 non-member price). To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice, this London History Forum will home in on the themes of experiences of conflict and remembrance.The event...

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  • Teaching About the Anglo-Saxons: CPD Conference

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    Book your place via Eventbrite The Historical Association and the British Library are pleased to announce this full-day CPD event perfect for expanding your subject knowledge of the Anglo-Saxon period. Both Primary and Secondary teachers will have a choice of pathways through the event, benefitting from a range of academic and practical...

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  • Yorkshire History Forum: Booking Open

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    Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018 Venue: Leeds Trinity University The next Yorkshire History Forum takes a look at the importance of good curriculum design. With Ofsted focus shifting towards greater scrutiny of curriculum choices and rationale, it provides teachers and schools with an opportunity to really think about the history...

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  • National Archives to illuminate 1920s Britain with new online resource

    2nd October 2018

    The UK National Archives have posted online an array of fascinating documents and pictures illuminating the history of the 1920s, a decade that saw enormous changes in British society. The new resouce makes available 67 letters, cartoons, photographs, official documents and handwritten notes covering the General Strike, hunger marches and unemployment, the...

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  • Black History Month 2018

    2nd October 2018

    In the UK October is Black History Month – a few weeks of the year when men and women of colour are featured in classrooms and beyond. Is this to raise awareness of the diversity of the people of the past, or of people now, or the diversity around us...

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  • Teaching History 172: Out now

    23rd September 2018

    Access Teaching History 172 here (free to HA Secondary Members) Editorial: Cause and consequence While we suspect that few history teachers would accept EH Carr’s famous dictum that ‘the study of history is a study of causes’, causality is such a mainstay of school history that it seems surprising that...

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  • The Great Debate 2019

    21st September 2018

    The Historical Association is inviting schools to take part in the 2019 Great Debate: the historical public-speaking competition for students aged 16-19.  Local heats will take place across the country during autumn 2018 with the winners competing in the Grand Final at Windsor Castle in March 2019. The final is funded...

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  • Get ahead in Secondary teaching

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    Calling all secondary trainee teachers!  To help kick-start your career the HA is offering a two-year membership deal for just £70.50 – which works out at less than 68 pence per week. This deal is 10% cheaper than standard concessionary membership, and also includes a special renewal offer at the end...

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  • Teacher Fellowship Programme 2019: Conflict, Art and Remembrance

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    Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was a commemorative art installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies at the Tower of London in 2014, by artists Paul Cummins and Tom Piper. Each handmade ceramic poppy was ‘planted’ by a volunteer and the installation attracted...

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  • Catch up on the latest updates with HA News

    11th September 2018

    The latest edition of HA News features reports on this year's Medlicott Awards evening, the HA tour of Cardiff and the RAF100 commemoration event at Westminster Abbey. Chair of Branches and Members Mike Short tells us what got him into history, and there are new branch dates for your diary.If you have suggestions for what you’d like to...

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