HA Great Debate for Schools

This year's HA Great Debate for Schools is “Should we judge historical figures by the morals of today?” The HA is really pleased to be organising this in partnership with BBC World Histories and the final will once again be at Windsor Castle.  Before the final in March 2020 there are regional heats around the country... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

From all of us at HA Secondary Committee, a very happy new school year to everyone! We hope that the summer has been restful and refreshing, leaving you ready for the highs and challenges of the year ahead. Our termly meeting happens in mid-September and we will be planning our work for the year. We... Continue Reading →

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 →

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