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The easiest way to access the materials from the SHP Virtual Summer Conference

Teams sometimes be confusing. The instructions below outline the simplest way to access the conference material.  You do NOT need to install MS Teams on your computer to watch the recordings from the SHP Virtual Summer Conference.  1. Click on the link 2. It may ask you to open the Teams App but the simplest thing to do is ‘Watch on the web instead’. This will allow you to watc...

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Virtual Q&A with Peter Brathwaite about his Black Portraiture project

Virtual Q&A with Peter Brathwaite about his Black Portraiture project     One of the real highlights of lockdown has been the amazing Black Portraiture project by Peter Brathwaite. With time on his hands, Peter joined in with the Getty Museum Challenge to recreate famous works of art – but he has taken it to another level! The images are funny, poignant, personal , celebra...

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Virtual Summer Conference

Schools History Project Virtual Conference It is with great delight that the Schools History Project can announce its first national virtual conference. This conference will take place 10-12 July, 2020 via Microsoft Teams and will consist of: Two plenary sessions Nine workshops A Q&A with representatives from the exam boards A quiz All delegates will have the opportunity to ‘attend’...

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Free Online CPD – Corinne Goullée on the Teaching Interpretations of the Slave Trade

The Schools History Project is delighted to present a free online CPD workshop on teaching interpretations of the Transatlantic slave trade by Corinne Goullée (@corinnegoullee}, Head of History at Cottenham Village College. “So, historians follow the crowd, Miss?”: Helping Year 9 get to grips with historiography This workshop will focus on how Corinne transformed an existing enquiry on...

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Conference materials: Jamie Byrom’s plenary

At this summer’s conference, Jamie Byrom spoke on the topic, ‘Floating their boat – helping low-attainers in history’. He drew on his considerable experience in the classroom and as History adviser in Devon to share strategies grouped into three categories – using enquiry questions, long-term planning and day-to-day planning. We’re delighted to be able to share his pr...

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Conference materials: Historian in the classroom – Yasmin Khan: the Raj at War

This workshop was based on a collaboration with the historian Yasmin Khan. The substantive focus was a comparative study of the British and Indian Home fronts during the second world war. However, we were also keen to give access to the ways historians construct their historical claims. The 12-minute film was made to allow Yasmin Khan to talk directly to students about her methods, her issues with...

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