Secondary news

  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

    29th January 2018

    27 January was Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) in the UK and for many countries around Europe. The date is the day in which the Death Camp of Auschwitz in occupies Poland was liberated. While the day is rooted in the genocide that marked a turning point in European history –...

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  • Historical Association Quality Mark to be sponsored by the Royal Historical Society

    22nd January 2018

    In recognition of the excellence and high standards that the HA Quality Mark (QM) can bring to a school we are delighted to announce that to help celebrate their 150th anniversary, the Royal Historical Society is to provide sponsored bursaries to ensure more schools can take part. The QM supports...

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  • HA Membership Survey Results 2017

    12th January 2018

    In our 2017 membership surveys we invited you to tell us more about your membership experience, what you value, and what we can do to improve. We would like to say a huge thank you to our 490 members who took the time to respond to the survey and share...

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  • Catch up on the latest updates with HA News

    9th January 2018

    The latest edition of HA News includes full details of the 2018 Annual Conference programme in the picturesque Stratford-Upon-Avon, news on our Medlicott Awards evening, updates on the world of history education, new funded projects, the results of our 2017 membership surveys, HA tours, new branch dates for your diary,...

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  • One Big History Department

    5th January 2018

    One Big History Department (OBHD) has been created by a group of teachers who have got to know each other through our membership of and participation with the Historical Association. It is a website that supports the teaching and learning of history.  Visit the One Big History Department blog Instant ideas...

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  • Teaching History 169: Out now

    19th December 2017

    Access Teaching History 169 here (Free to HA Secondary members) Editorial: A Time and a Place The relationship between history and geography in schools is often rather ambivalent. Recent curriculum changes in England have prompted the reconstruction of strong subject boundaries, although many history teachers continue to work alongside their geography...

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  • RAF100 January launch

    15th December 2017

    The RAF 100 Schools project is an exciting and innovative set of resources for schools to explore history and STEM during the Royal Air Force centenary year. The resources have been created by the Historical Association and the Institute of Physics and will all be available free on a new...

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  • History in schools 2017

    7th December 2017

    Secondary: GCSE history changes affecting KS3 students Recent findings from the Historical Association’s Annual Survey into History Teaching in English Secondary Schools, suggests that – despite the best intentions – changes to GCSE history are seriously affecting the amount of time given to history lessons at Key Stage 3.  The...

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  • Women in Trousers: A Visual Archive

    19th November 2017

    Women in Trousers: A Visual Archive brings together images of bloomers, knickerbockers, culottes and all manner of bifurcated or ‘divided’ garments to tell the story of trouser-wearing women through an online gallery of digital images spanning more than a century. The images in the archive offer a visual account of...

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