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Will it all end in lists?

Don’t know if you heard but at  Cambridge academic, Professor David Abulafia yesterday produced a list of key events that all students who study history in the future should know. The list was produced  for the Think Tank Politeia. The list below includes lots of what you would expect to teach: The[…]

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Great little link to Lord Kitchener

I was just looking at Vintage Festival stuff – it was set up by Wayne Hemingway (him of Red or Dead shoes and lots of other design classics). I noticed this great little link to Lord Kitchener. Clearly it isn’t just us at historyresourcecupboard who think that Kitchener firmly had[…]

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Maybe a little too full of Christmas cheer?

A couple of weeks ago I wrote my first blog about the expert panels recommendations for the new National Curriculum.  I now think I was  little too full of cheer. On reflection and digestion, some of the recommendations see quite bizarre.  Great that history should be taught to 16, but[…]

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Compulsory history to 16: is the momentum is building?

Happy New Year and welcome to historyresourcecupboard’s new look website and blog. The blog has been added to keep you up to date with all things history teaching. Let’s face it – there is a lot going on at the moment.  At the back end of 2011, a little like[…]

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