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Key Stage 3 History for Non-Specialists

Practical hands-on activities that show how to teach the skills and concepts of history most effectively

Inhouse Training Course In-house

This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

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Suitable for: New or non-specialist history teachers and support staff who are timetabled to teach or support history at KS3 and want to improve their knowledge.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7638WW

This course provides the non-specialist teacher with the basics to deliver National Curriculum history well. The emphasis is on improving students' understanding of the past through the application of key concepts and processes, while at the same time using learning styles and thinking skills to engage and motivate them. This approach is practical, providing delegates with materials to take back into the classroom.

  • Content versus concepts and processes
  • Using the 'key concepts' of history
  • Taking a problem-solving approach - enquiry, evidence and communication
  • Using learning styles and thinking skills
  • Locating and using appropriate resources
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