Education

BALH offers these links as a service to members and takes no responsibility for the content and quality of the sites listed.

This page is constantly updated. If you have any suggestions of sites we should include, please Suggest A Site.

This 'Education' list includes links to websites with useful, interesting, and relevant material for everyone involved with local history and education

Association For The Study Of Primary Education

A wide-ranging website with useful links page; membership not necessary for access.

http://www.aspe-uk.eu/Related_Sites.asp 

Canterbury Christ Church University

Running day schools of a variety of historical topics

https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/cae/day-schools/

Culture 24

'connecting teachers to UK culture' - resources, events, news from museums, galleries, archives, libraries and heritage sites.

http://www.culture24.org.uk/teachers 

Engaging Places

English Heritage and the Commission for Architecture & the Built Environment - supporting teaching and learning through buildings and places

http://www.engagingplaces.org.uk/home 

First World War: Europeana Online Story Collection

An invitation to add pictures, letters, postcards, stories, and other items relating to the war. 

http://www.europeana1914-18.eu 

First World War: Ireland

This website project collates research and event information, and acts as a forum to enable academics, organisations, and the public communicate with each other. The website is hosted jointly by the University of Exeter, and the University of London (Goldsmiths). 

http://www.irelandww1.org 

First World War: WW1 Centenary: Continuations And Beginnings

This Oxford University website identifies a range of themes, some hitherto neglected. It includes many resources, including blogs, and links. 

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk 

Hands On History

Activities for families and schools from the BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/hands_on_history/dig/ 

Happening History

Provide interactive displays for schools and historic sites on medieval and WWII Home Front themes

http://www.happeninghistory.co.uk/ 

Heritage Explorer

Special site area from English Heritage with images for learning and other resources for teachers, including interactive whiteboard activities

http://www.heritageexplorer.org.uk/web/he/default.aspx 

Historical Association

Studying and teaching history at all levels.

http://www.history.org.uk 

IHR Locality And Region Seminars

A programme of free seminars at the Institute for Historical Research, Senate House, University of London. The toics will be of great interest to local and regional historians around the country.

http://www.history.ac.uk/events/seminars/129 

Keele Summer School

An annual week-long course taught to small groups at all levels

http://www.keele.ac.uk/history/adults/latinandpalaeographysummerschool/

National Archives

Section for teachers and students

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/default.htm 

Oxford University Summer Schools

A wide ranging programme which always includes local history, and things of related interest; Alan Crosby is a regular contributor.

http://summerschool.conted.ox.ac.uk 

Postgraduate Courses Search

courses listing and student reviews, search for 'history'

http://www.postgraduatesearch.com 

University Of Cambridge Part-Time Courses

Part-time courses in Archaeology, the Historic Environment and Local History, for awards at various levels. Bursaries available

http://www.ice.cam.ac.uk/awards 

University Of Dundee

Centre for Archive and Information Studies runs courses in local and family history

http://www.dundee.ac.uk/cais

University of Kent

The Tonbridge centre runs short courses in history and local history

http://www.kent.ac.uk/tonbridge/courses-and-timetable/shortcourses.html

War Memorials Trust Learning Programme

Access to the developing collection of learning materials from the War memorials Trust

http://www.learnaboutwarmemorials.org