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  • London History Forum: book now!

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    £25 HA member | £35 Non Member | £15 concessions Early birds will get an additional 10% discount if you book before the end of September.  Quote the code EARLYBIRD when booking your place. Book now via Eventbrite... “We must accept finite disappointment but we must never lose infinite hope.”...

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  • A level history teachers - chance to feedback to Ofqual

    4th October 2017

    Ofqual is holding a number of workshops during November for teachers of the reformed qualifications that have had first examinations this summer, including A level history. There are a small number of places still available for the A level history sessions. The history sessions are being run on 7 and...

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  • The Young Historian Awards 2018

    25th September 2017

    If you think you or someone you know (who is 16 years of age or under) could be the next Lucy Worsley or Simon Schama then this competition is for you/them. The Historical Association in collaboration with the Spirit of Normandy Trust has organised an annual award scheme for young...

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  • Tracing London Convicts in Britain & Australia

    22nd September 2017

    Family historians, teachers, crime writers and academics can follow the lives of people convicted and transported to Australia or imprisoned in Britain using a vast, new, free online resource. The Digital Panopticon website draws on over four million records to allow users to uncover how punishment affected the lives of...

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  • Through Narrative and Sources to Success at Interpretations

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    London: Friday 23 February Manchester: Friday 2 March Course Leader: Alf Wilkinson Cost: HA Member £120, Non- Member £150, Concession £90 (excluding VAT and fees) We tend to teach AO1, A03 and A44 separately. It could be argued that the only way for our students to ‘get’ Interpretations is to...

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  • Education, College Women and Suffrage: International Perspectives

    20th September 2017

    Pioneers of women’s higher or further education in different countries both supported and distanced themselves from contemporary suffrage campaigns for a range of reasons. Women who had benefitted from a college education that had introduced them to ideas of equality, democracy and citizenship also joined both sides of the suffrage...

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  • Teaching History 168: out now

    20th September 2017

    ‘Are we nearly there yet?’ In England, as we embark on another academic year with no end in sight to curriculum reform, this particular journey does seem to have gone on for a long time. When grappling with the challenges posed by simultaneous reforms to both A-level and GCSE the demands of...

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  • Northern History Forum: book now!

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    Wednesday 22 November 2017, 4-8pmLeeds Trinity University "We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope." - Martin Luther King That way there be dragons! Curriculum and examination reform, funding formulas, British Values, austerity, the Prevent Strategy, controversial and difficult histories…as teachers we know all of these...

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  • Conflict Matters conference 2017

    14th September 2017

    The Evens Foundation presents Conflict Matters 2017, a major European conference for education professionals, researchers, policy makers and parents.  Conference programme See the full programme here In response to the increasing discords and polarisation in our societies, this edition will address major educational challenges including teaching controversies, dealing with polarisation, working with communities, decolonising education, youth...

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  • Teaching the Age of Revolutions (1755-1848)

    14th September 2017

    Working with the broader Waterloo200 education legacy plan the Historical Association is pleased to announce an ambitious new three-year education programme that will focus on teacher subject knowledge and subject pedagogy to help embed the teaching of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century history in UK schools. At the heart...

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