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30 Apr: Using family history to reveal the people behind 19thC public health statistics

How my grandparents’ entry on the 1911 census can reveal the impact of high infant mortality …

18 Feb: Population: Continuities and Changes

The power of simple demonstrations – three activities providing an overview of patterns of English or British population across time …

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 …

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A short guide to the aims and principles behind this site.

Plus a selection of items which are my favourites – my ‘even more favourite than the other favourites’.

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About Ian Dawson, the genesis of this website and contact details HERE …