history

Benedict Freeburn, history teacher at St Mary Magdalene CE School, explains the positive impact great CPD can have on teachers’ passion for their subject.

After giving explanations of how William the Conqueror won the Battle of Hastings to a multitude of classes, does your passion for teaching shine as brightly as it did the day you first walked into the classroom?

Victoria Nielson, CEO of Waterloo 200, discusses getting youngsters engaged with history through the Age of Revolution project…

Q&A on Waterloo 200's history animation competition

1. Tell us about Waterloo 200 charity, about its background and how the Age of Revolution Project came about.

Beth Stone, Head of Learning and Audiences at the Natural History Museum, discusses with QA Education editor Victoria Galligan how the iconic venue inspires the next generation of STEM experts…

Q&A with the Natural History Museum

Can you give an example of a lesson/visit where a school surprised you?

The Age of Revolution national educational project has teamed up with historian, broadcaster and author Dan Snow to launch an animation competition for primary and secondary schools.

Open to entries until February 14th 2020, the Age of Revolution invites schools to submit a short animation using the title ‘What Does Revolution Mean to Me?’

You may not have realised but in recent months 60 Second Histories has quietly been improving its website and resources. From new films and interactive quizzes to a brand *NEW* single-teacher license.  It’s EPIC value!  

Yes, we’ve been listening to teachers and appreciate how, already tight, school budgets are becoming ever more stretched.

To mark International Women’s Day today, home education provider Oxford Home Schooling is celebrating women in education by compiling a list of the top female figures from recent history who have influenced the British system.

The British education system is revered all over the world, with the standard of teaching and breadth of curriculum earning global admiration.

The makers of Back In Time For School ask: have you ever wondered what school life was like in the old days – for real?

The hit series Back In Time For Tea is looking for teachers and students to take part in an exciting new BBC Two history series, Back In Time For School.

They are gathering together a class of modern-day teachers and teenagers to experience the school days of previous generations… from the Victorian era to the 1990s.

Following last year’s EPIC success, My EPIC Era 2018 once again launches its competition for schools and pupils throughout the UK.

 

Brought to you by 60 second histories My EPIC Era aims to encourage pupils interest in history.

60 second histories 

60 second histories are an online history film resource for schools.  60 second histories are all about delivering EPIC history in a simple and engaging format, their fantastic range of 60 second films are available online for teachers and students to view both in the classroom and at home.

Historic England has created a new free online resource designed to help teachers explore the story of Britain’s prehistory with their pupils.

Esprit Tour Services specialise in the organisation, construction and delivery of high quality, personalised tour packages for schools and groups across the UK and Europe. We are driven to educate, inspire and build confidence through a highly structured and well delivered programme. With a key focus on History, we bring the subject to life through both our knowledge and passion for the subject.