Absent from your curriculum?

The HA Secondary Committee want to support history teachers to be able to access the resources they need to make sure that people are not absent from their history curricula. As part of that effort, we will be drawing attention when we can, via this blog, to really good work being done. Nick Dennis is... Continue Reading →

Teaching beyond Europe, the less trod path…

Happy New Year! May 2019 be kind and also full of really effective and inspiring history teaching - including of more diverse pasts! The Historical Association has welcomed the Royal Historical Society's 2018 'Race, Ethnicity and Equality' report that highlights the need for greater diversity in UK History and is committed to helping school history... Continue Reading →

Women’s Suffrage Resources launched

Really exciting launch today of a project between the Historical Association and the Association for Citizenship Teaching with support from the Government Equalities Office and Cabinet Office. Check out this new website for a database of over 3000 people who campaigned for the vote. There are also fully resourced history enquiries and citizenship activities.  Plus, there... Continue Reading →

Help with the 11th November centenary and beyond

Thanks to the IWM's 1914-1918 Centenary Programme team for this blog which points teachers in the direction of resources and activities to help students commemorate the centenary of the 11th November armistice and more... Since 2014, Imperial War Museums (IWM) has led the First World War Centenary Partnership, a network of local, regional, national and... Continue Reading →

One thing from conference…!

The Secondary strand HA Conference 2018 resources are now online on the HA site. What a weekend of historical riches that was! As we read these, members of the Secondary Committee were revisiting that wonderful few days in Stratford-upon-Avon in the spring. But what has stayed with us? Well, it has to be said that the first... Continue Reading →

Teaching Medieval History? – websites!

There's no substitute for reading Exploring and Teaching Medieval History – an introduction by Ian Dawson of course. However, knowing how we all need things easily to hand, Henry Walton (@HenryWalton5), Head of Humanities @manorceacademy, has extracted some of the websites and texts it mentions and added others into one handy list. He's kindly shared it with us...... Continue Reading →

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