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The Daily Mail rail against history teaching , yet again.

This time its Remembrance Day. The Daily Mail chose to run a scurrilous article on Friday 6 November claiming that today’s schoolchildren ( 1in 20 that is) think that Hitler was the German football coach. Where does it get this rubbish from? Always keen to divulge its sources, the Daily Mail tells us that the evidence [...]

Working on section for teachers of A level history

Recent discussions with colleagues who are teaching AS and A2 history have convinced me that there is a need to provide practical help and resources for the 16-19 sector. This will take some time to set up, but I have already completed the section of teaching ideas, effective strategies for reading, essay writing , in-discussion, [...]