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  • HA Annual Conference 2017 - Book Now!

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    We are pleased to announce the the programme for HA Annual Conference 2017 is now live! Book now to take advantage of Early Bird prices for a series of fantastic sessions, including a keynote lecture by none other than Michael Wood. The Conference at the Mercure Hotel, Manchester Piccadilly offers...

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  • Newhaven Fort CPD

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    Newhaven Fort is delighted to be able to invite Historical Association Members to a free Twilight CPD event on Thursday 16 March 4-6.30pm. You are invited to Newhaven Fort for a Free Twilight CPD event to launch our new Teacher’s Network and to find out about our new schools offer.  Enjoy...

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  • Northern History Forum - book now!

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    Thursday 30 March 2017, 4pm-8pm Leeds Trinity University "History is not a succession of events; it is the links between them" – E. Evans You may have heard that famous quote about history being "just one d!&$ thing after another" but we all know that history is much more than...

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  • London History Forum - book now!

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    Thursday 30 March 2017 Tower of London Book now for this term's London History Forum! Particular places, buildings, people and moments in time often provide fascinating starting points for historical enquiry. The Tower of London provides 1000 years of these. This London History Forum will share a range of ideas...

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  • What is Humanism?

    16th February 2017

    Schools across UK to receive free copies of 'What is Humanism?' from British Humanist Association From 21 February, schools across the United Kingdom will be receiving free copies of Michael Rosen and Annemarie Young’s children’s book What is Humanism? courtesy of the British Humanist Association (BHA), following a successful crowdfunding...

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  • The Partition History Project

    14th February 2017

    2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the independence of British India, with territory ‘partitioned’ to create two separate states, India and Pakistan, ostensibly along religious lines.  Some welcomed this ‘Partition’, others were dismayed at the outcome.  But the passions that Partition unleashed produced deadly inter-communal riots, huge numbers of casualties,...

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  • It's LGBT History month: how far have we come?

    1st February 2017

    The British Government has pardoned thousands of gay and bisexual men found guilty of sexual offenses that are no longer crimes. The Alan Turing Law recognises that these men approximately 49,000 of them had done nothing wrong.  In the last couple of decades civil rights for the LGBT community in...

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  • Cock-a-doodle doo: It's Chinese New year!

    31st January 2017

    Chinese New Year is celebrated for two weeks – what a party! There are 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac and each year is represented by one of the 12, this year it is the Rooster or bird that is in top position. Chinese New Year or Spring Festival as...

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  • Crime and Punishment

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    One way of approaching the teaching of history beyond 1066 in Key Stage 2 is by taking a broad overview of a theme over time. One popular (and somewhat gruesome) theme is crime and punishment. In this section you will find podcasts, articles and resources to support a study of...

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  • The Global Learning Project

    29th January 2017

    Global Learning training courses Global Learning Project training courses are filling up fast this year, and they’re really pleased to have lots of engaged teachers signed up. The next start date for their 6-week online course Developing a Global Learning School is 28 February. Join fellow teachers online once a...

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