Available Events

In this section you'll find details of all our available CPD events for history teachers, both online and in-person.  Where these events are linked to a series, this will be linked on the page for your information. To see our regular courses and our overarching series and themes for this term, you can take a look at our What’s on section, view our at-a-glance CPD calendar, or all upcoming CPD events in our web calendar. 

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  • Your Secondary CPD calendar Autumn 2021

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    We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We know how essential your CPD is to you and that is why we have worked to provide a wide range of face to face, online learning...

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  • HA Webinar: Overcoming the fear of the blank page

    1st December 2021

    Students and teachers can perceive literacy, particularly the challenges of extended reading and writing, to be a barrier to enjoyment of and success in history. Repeated lockdowns over the past two years have, despite teachers’ most creative and dedicated responses to remote learning, made it even harder to help children...

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  • HA Webinar: Gypsies, Roma and Travellers through history

    29th November 2021

    This webinar will see Becky Taylor sharing her research to show just how embedded Gypsies, Roma and Travellers were in European history from their arrival in the fifteenth century to the present. Using some of her findings from the archives she demonstrates that although always at the sharp end of...

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  • HA Meeting: One Big History Department: Live

    25th November 2021

    These informal meetings are an opportunity for history teachers to share thinking about topical issues. At each #OBHDlive event, members of the Historical Association secondary committee will facilitate discussion and share ideas, on everything from departmental concerns to recommended reading. Why not grab a cuppa at the end of a...

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  • HA Webinar: Islamic history in secondary schools

    24th November 2021

    This webinar is part of the series Diverse histories in the secondary curriculum in the 2020s. To view the series please visit www.history.org.uk/go/diversitywebinars2021 Misunderstandings of Islam have impeded global and national cohesion in recent decades. History is well placed to develop better knowledge of the religion and the contribution of...

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  • HA Webinar: The creative building blocks of writing

    18th November 2021

    Students and teachers can perceive literacy, particularly the challenges of extended reading and writing, to be a barrier to enjoyment of and success in history. Repeated lockdowns over the past two years have, despite teachers’ most creative and dedicated responses to remote learning, made it even harder to help children...

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  • HA Webinar: The power of words

    10th November 2021

    Students and teachers can perceive literacy, particularly the challenges of extended reading and writing, to be a barrier to enjoyment of and success in history. Repeated lockdowns over the past two years have, despite teachers’ most creative and dedicated responses to remote learning, made it even harder to help children...

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  • HA Webinar: Making the most of your secondary membership

    8th November 2021

    Are you new to HA secondary membership and not sure where to start? Been an individual or corporate member for a while and want to make sure that you're using your membership to its full potential? In this webinar Membership Manager Emily Randall will guide you through some key benefits...

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  • HA Webinar: ‘Drawing the Line’: the 1947 Partition of India

    20th October 2021

    August 2022 marks 75 years since British India was divided at independence into two separate states: India and Pakistan (the latter including today’s Bangladesh). As with the 70th commemoration in 2017, this anniversary will trigger a great deal of collective remembering in Britain just as in South Asia itself. Freedom...

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  • Midlands History Forum

    16th October 2021

    We are delighted to announce that our keynote speakers will be Tim Jenner HMI (Ofsted subject lead for history) and Dr Miranda Kaufmann (historian and author). The conference also offers a range of workshops for both primary and secondary teachers and educators - further details of these are on our...

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  • HA Online Course: Mentoring the early career history teacher

    14th October 2021

    Join us for this three-part course for school colleagues mentoring early career history teachers. This course will be led by Helen Snelson and Ruth Lingard from the University of York PGCE team and HA Secondary Committee. It will address history subject specific mentoring of early career teachers. Topics that will...

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  • HA Webinar: West Indian Soldier

    13th October 2021

    The West India Regiments were established as part of the British Army in the 1790s. At the time, the British were engaged in the Revolutionary Wars against France and facing a military and health crisis in the Caribbean. The story of these regiments is significant for two main reasons. Firstly,...

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  • HA Webinar: Making the most of your secondary membership as a trainee

    11th October 2021

    Are you a trainee teacher, new to or interested in HA secondary membership and not quite sure where to start? In this webinar Membership Manager Emily Randall will introduce you to work of the Historical Association and will guide you through some key benefits included as part of membership -...

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  • HA Webinar: From readers to writers

    6th October 2021

    Students and teachers can perceive literacy, particularly the challenges of extended reading and writing, to be a barrier to enjoyment of and success in history. Repeated lockdowns over the past two years have, despite teachers’ most creative and dedicated responses to remote learning, made it even harder to help children...

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  • HA Meeting: One Big History Department: Live

    1st October 2021

    These informal meetings are an opportunity for history teachers to share thinking about topical issues. At each #OBHDlive event, members of the Historical Association secondary committee will facilitate discussion and share ideas, on everything from departmental concerns to recommended reading. Why not grab a cuppa at the end of a...

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  • HA Webinar: Female slave-ownership in eighteenth- and nineteenth- century Britain 

    28th September 2021

    There is a great deal of discussion at the moment about how we engage with and confront the history and legacies of slavery in twenty-first century Britain. A lot of attention has been placed on men like slave trader Edward Colston or merchant and slave-owner Robert Milligan, both of whom...

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  • Webinar on demand: Easy, accessible, attention-grabbing approaches

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    By popular demand we are giving teachers the chance to view some of our recent webinar highlights by releasing recordings of previous webinars for a limited time period. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recording (you will need to be logged in to pay and access the...

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  • CPD: Beyond the Ballot and Peterloo to the Pankhursts MOOCs

    11th February 2021

    Explore the history of the struggle for women’s suffrage and equality with this course developed by Royal Holloway, University of London, and the UK Parliament. With content from the Parliamentary Archives, the Women’s Library collection at the LSE Library and The National Archives; engaging videos, articles and quizzes; and a...

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