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In Defence of History (Degrees)

“Society doesn’t need any more 21-year-old sixth century historians.” So said the Vice...
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Using Orwell to teach good historical writing

In a 1946 piece for the magazine Horizon, the writer George Orwell (the pen name of Eric Blair)...
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Studying History Will Make You A Better Person

"What's the point of history?"As a history teacher, I was often given people's unadulterated...
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Why You Should Visit Museums

Many people struggle to make sense of the past from books and documents. This is a big problem...

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  • learning all about modern warfare..

    Pete Goodland A-level History Tutor (Sheffield) Picture This particular IGCSE unit was fascinating. All the more so given that I knew little of the subject and suggested to the students we do the League of Nations, the Cold War or something I actually knew something about! Still, I'm never one to shirk a challenge, so onwards and upwards it was -...
  • Studying History Will Make You A Better Person Editor's Pick

    Ms Nash A-level History Tutor (Hemel Hempstead) Picture "What's the point of history?"As a history teacher, I was often given people's unadulterated opinion of my subject when asked what I did for a living. "Oh God, I hated history at school" or "I found it a bit boring, to be honest" or the self-explanatory "I did Geography". Unfortunately, my...
  • Why You Should Visit Museums Editor's Pick

    Dr Jaime Ashworth A-level History Tutor (North West London) Picture Many people struggle to make sense of the past from books and documents. This is a big problem for budding historians as History in schools and colleges is mostly historiography: that is, studying what has been written about what happened rather than what happened. Presented in this way,...

 

  • Research Inspired Teaching in History

    Dr Kat Hill University History Tutor (North West London) Picture Whilst planning teaching for an outline course on European history in the early modern period two years ago for undergraduates, I considered how to teach a week on religious toleration and religious diversity. My own research as an academic at the time was focused on a group called the...
  • Keep Tutoring Local

    Frankie Evans A-level History Tutor (North West London) Picture In the past I've taken tuition jobs from across London, travelling up to 45 minutes to visit a family. Over time, I've realised that as well as the obvious drawbacks like travel time and costs, working with families on the other side of town is inconvenient in other ways too. It makes...
  • Using Orwell to teach good historical writing Editor's Pick

    Phil Child A-level History Tutor (Bournemouth) Picture In a 1946 piece for the magazine Horizon, the writer George Orwell (the pen name of Eric Blair) suggested that 'the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts.' He was arguing against a rise in what he saw as 'bad English', characterised by 'pretentious diction'...