Secondary News

  • The Origins of the Spanish Civil War

    25th May 2017

    The Spanish Civil War was one of the most devastating wars to affect a European country during the twentieth century. It removed a monarchy, turned region on region and created a dictator. For a while the conflict in Spain became the rallying point for idealists and fighters from all over...

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  • Looking ahead at GCSE History and Geography CPD

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    Tuesday 26 September 2017, 9.00am-3.30pm | Royal Geographical Society, London One year on from the new GCSEs, this event will focus on addressing issues and providing support and ideas for history and geography. The event will have a keynote lecture from Philip Smith, Ofsted's National Lead, as well as tailored...

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  • CPD: Critical Thinking in History & Geography

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    The Historical Association and Geographical Association are collaborating to provide FREE professional development in critical thinking and problem solving for schools. This is part of the British Council Connecting Classrooms Core Skills programme, offering new opportunities for teachers’ professional development plus the opportunity to develop international school partnerships. Critical thinking...

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  • HA Conference 2017 - Report

    18th May 2017

    The Historical Association Annual Conference is always an exciting time – an opportunity to listen to expert speakers, share ideas, discuss different approaches, learn something new, meet with  old friends, make new ones and generally embrace history geekdom. This year in Manchester was no exception. Over 350 people descended on...

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  • Global Learning Project

    18th May 2017

    Global Wallplanner 2017-18 Order a copy for your classroom wall Our free Global Wallplanner for next school year is now available. Using colourful photos of seasonal fruit & veg to explore issues of sustainable and ethical consumption, it will brighten up any classroom or corridor.  Use our online form to order copies....

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  • Free event for A-level teachers

    17th May 2017

    A-level curriculum update for teachers: Developments in the study of politics  The Department of Politics at Birkbeck, University of London, is pleased to host an evening of talks for A-level Politics teachers, offering an update on recent developments in the study of a range of issues in politics in relation to...

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  • History Education and Transatlantic Colonial Slavery

    15th May 2017

    New Event taking place on Thursday 1st June We are delighted to let you know that this free event, which will interest history educators and heritage sector professionals alike, is scheduled to take place during the summer half-term holiday at the Museum of London in Docklands. We are working with Dr Katie Donington of...

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  • Young Quills Shortlist 2017

    12th May 2017

    It’s the shortlist! – The Young Quills 2017 Young people from all over the UK have spent the last few months with their noses in a good book. They have been reading the latest historical fiction and giving their feedback. Yes it’s been the Young Quills competition time. The Young...

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  • 2017 SHP Conference - 7-9 July, Leeds Trinity University

    11th May 2017

    There is still time to book for the Schools History Project Conference, 7-9 July at Leeds Trinity University. The conference includes five plenary sessions that will help you to make history in your school even more engaging, challenging and accessible. It also has over 30 workshops led by some of...

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  • Stories of WW2 Women

    11th May 2017

    A project to reveal the stories of female volunteers, The Hidden Histories of a Million Wartime Women, launched a fundraising campaign on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter in early May 2016. The project has since then hit its £25,000 target and the digitisation of thousands of diary entries, which were awarded UNESCO UK...

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