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The Easiest Way to Attend the SHP Virtual Summer Conference

To avoid disappointment, please make sure that your system is set up for watching a conference on MS Teams.  There is a ‘Welcome Page Link Check’ event that is scheduled for 9:30-10:00 Friday 10 July. However, you can check your set up before then.  Teams sometimes be confusing. The instructions below outline the simplest way to access the conference material.  You do NOT need to in...

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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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Learn About Comparative Judgement Marking

Schools History Project Essay Competition in association with Professor Peter Frankopan, No More Marking and Hodder Education Comparative Judgement Round       Comparative Judgement Marking We are delighted to offer teachers a chance to take part in an comparative judgement marking experience. We have been delighted by the popularity of the SHP Essay Competition with Peter Frankopan...

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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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SHP ITT Corona CPD Challenges

For all teachers, their training year is hugely important – the training you get is often one of the biggest influences on your career, your outlook and you attitude as a teacher. So, if this is your training year and COVID-19 has interrupted some of those precious moments to learn, reflect, experiment and develop, why not have a look at SHP’s Corona CPD Challenges? This collection of ...

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Dig School

We are very proud to be supporting the brilliant Dig School, a project created by Carenza Lewis of the University of Lincoln which is also supported by the Council for British Archaeology, the Historical Association and Historic England. The project is designed to help teachers with students still in schools, as well as students being home-schooled at the moment to participate in meaningful, rigor...

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SHP eNews April 2018

Welcome to the SHP April e-news. I hope you managed to re-charge your batteries over the Easter break. Secondary history teachers have worked their socks off over the last two years, planning and teaching their new GCSE courses. It’s been a massive achievement and you should feel proud! Whichever specification you teach, SHP wishes you and your students all the best in the lead up to the first exa...

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SHP e-news February 2018

We’re all set for our 30th annual conference at Leeds Trinity University in July. Every year since 1988, the SHP Conference has gathered together the most inspiring history educators to share thinking and practice. At this year’s conference there will be a strong emphasis on ensuring that all your GCSE students enjoy studying history and achieve the grades they deserve. There will also be lots of ...

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