Secondary news

  • HA Coronavirus response

    17th March 2020

    HA staff available by email Due to the current situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the HA is following government advice and all our staff are now working from home. We are available by email. If you have a general enquiry contact us using enquiries@history.org.uk or if the query is in relation to membership...

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  • Subject Leader Development Programme (SLDP)

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    The Subject Leader Development Programme is an online course for developing subject leadership in secondary history teaching. Led by a team of 6 experienced subject leaders, including Hugh Richards, Sharon Aninakwa, Ruth Lingard, David Hibbert, Elizabeth Carr and Catherine Priggs, this course will equip history leaders fully for the demands...

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  • Growing up LGBT+

    16th June 2021

    All content for this article has been provided by Just like Us. Just Like Us has released its independent research report into the experiences of LGBT+ young people across the UK, ahead of School Diversity Week this 21-25 June. The report, Growing up LGBT+: The impact of school, home and coronavirus...

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  • Teaching Gypsy, Roma and Traveller history

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  • Schools History Project Summer Conference 2021

    15th June 2021

    This year’s Schools History Project virtual conference will include 16 workshops including the usual excellent mix of the historical and the pedagogical, the practical and theoretical. Topics covered this year include climate change, the history of the Silk Roads, queer history, working-class and migrant histories, slave ownership and the decolonisation...

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  • South Asian Heritage Month: events call-out

    10th June 2021

    Want to organise an event for South Asian Heritage Month 2021?  If you have an idea and you want to put together an event to mark South Asian Heritage Month 2021, visit https://www.southasianheritage.org.uk/submit and fill out the online form. You can work with South Asian Heritage Month to create official events or simply organise...

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  • Sporting Heritage EPQ

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  • Celebrating our wonderful volunteers

    1st June 2021

    It is Volunteers’ Week – a time to celebrate all that volunteers do for charities such as ourselves, but also to remind people how much volunteering can help people to develop skills, make friends and improve mental health. To demonstrate that, see what some of our members and volunteers say:...

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  • Refugee Week 2021

    1st June 2021

    It is Refugee Week this month. The plight of the world’s refugees has fallen off the global news agenda in the last year – replaced by Covid-19 and lockdowns. However, across the world hundreds of thousands of people are living in displaced persons’ camps, makeshift accommodation and detention centres, waiting...

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  • Virtual Branch Lecture Recording: Mayflower Lives

    28th May 2021

    Historian and author Martyn Whittock recently gave a lecture for the HA Virtual Branch on'Mayflower Lives: building a New Jerusalem in the New World'. In 1620, 102 ill-prepared asylum seekers landed two months later than planned, in the wrong place on the eastern coast of North America. By the next summer, half of them...

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