Monthly Archives: May 2021

“Epistemic Bottlenecks” in Primary History: Can local instruction theories challenge what young children believe about history?

27th May 2021, 17-19:00 BST Dr Caitriona Ni Cassaithe, Dublin City University In recent decades the teaching of history has moved towards a disciplinary approach which favours historical thinking as a means to achieve historical understanding. (Seixas, 2018). Reflecting this … Continue reading

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‘No history is pretty.’ What do students want from a history curriculum?

13th May 2021, 16:30-18:00 BST Julia Huber, Dr Alison Kitson and Oliver Morgan Continuing our focus on curriculum planning, this workshop shares the findings of research into the impact of ethnicity on the way students understand British history and considers … Continue reading

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