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2 Feb: Exploring and Teaching Medieval History

The Historical Association has sent this new publication to all secondary schools in England and Wales this week …

30 Jan: New website supporting history teachers in Yorkshire

Information about YHEP – the Yorkshire History Education Partnership …

29 Jan: New project: Aphra Behn and 17th century women

A project team at Loughborough University is looking for teachers or teacher educators – especially those passionate about women’s history – to help them with advice and/or to try out resources …

27 Jan: University of Huddersfield Symposium for history teachers, June 25

A day course, run by members of the university’s history department, updating teachers on interpretations of and sources for major GCSE topics

22 Dec: New Resources for later medieval history at KS3, GCSE and A level

The HA has put online a range of open-access resources which are particularly valuable for A level students and also for GCSE warfare and for KS3 …

2 Dec: Fun Through Time: Planning a Thematic Unit for KS2

A guide to structuring an enquiry into what people did for fun, covering 2000 years from the Roman period to today, and helping to develop pupils’ sense of chronology.

16 Nov: Medieval Public Health

Links to valuable articles by environmental historian, Dr Dolly Jorgensen, including a critique of the misleading BBC Filthy Cities programme on medieval London …

8 Nov: Helping students understand more about studying history

Two linked discussions, one on the broader picture of the process of studying history, the other on helping students appreciate that there are different types of history books …

28 Aug: New Activity: Martin Luther and the Road to Worms

A short play written by Mark Fowle to help his A level students deepen their knowledge of these events …

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