Monthly Archives: February 2013

“Words fail me” – the new history curriculum

Earlier today Michael Gove finally released his vision for education with the new National Curriculum. We’ve heard rumours, we’ve read leaks, we’ve listened to whispers of gossip but until today that was all conjecture. Well no longer. If you want … Continue reading

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“They found a king under a car park!” – Richard III

Today was a good day to teach history. At about 10am during my free I switched on BBC news and watched history make the news – live! At Leicester University after months of speculation they finally announced that the body … Continue reading

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Making History Radio 4 – History Curriculum

A few weeks ago I emailed Making History on BBC Radio 4 and asked them to cover the proposed changes to the history curriculum. After talking to the producer on the phone he asked if I’d like to be part … Continue reading

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