Making sense of the past: history curriculum and the education inspection framework

Thanks to Heather Fearn, Inspector Curriculum and Professional Development Lead, Ofsted for this blogpost... What images come into your head when I say the word ‘Egyptians’? Probably multiple thoughts and ideas of pyramids, pharaohs and hieroglyphics. Or perhaps the word triggers more modern connotations? When I spoke at the Historical Association Annual Conference recently, as... Continue Reading →

Historians: short film clips

There is currently lots of really good practice around the use of historians' work in classrooms. Last weekend at SHP a few of us were talking about how useful it would be to have a list of short clips of historians in one place. This list has been started and is shared here as a... Continue Reading →

Announcing… ‘What’s the Wisdom On…’

Here at the Historical Association we are very excited to announce the launch of a new regular feature to the secondary journal 'Teaching History'. 'What's the Wisdom On' will join the other popular series, such as 'New, Novice and Nervous' and 'Polychronicon'. It's purpose is to provide new(-ish) history teachers with a short guide to... Continue Reading →

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