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CPD, Inset and Consultancy for History Teachers and the Heritage Sector

SchoolsHistory has 15 years experience of providing CPD to teachers. Ranging from one to one sessions with NQT's to providing course content for MA courses, we have catered for the training needs of History teachers at all stages of their careers. As experienced teachers we are fully aware of the need to provide guidance that can be transferred straight into your classroom. CPD sessions are practical in nature - we don't do lectures!

 History Teachers' CPD

Cross Curricular ICT Training

Learning Outside the Classroom

Humanities / EBacc Curriculum Consultancy

Heritage Consultancy

 

 

CPD: Cross Curricular ICT

“Dan’s record in using technology to improve education speaks for itself.”
Ben Walsh. Deputy President, The Historical Association.


Dan has delivered CPD on the effective use of ICT to colleagues ranging from trainees all the way through to delivering a Masters Level unit to experienced teachers and senior managers.
CPD on Cross Curricular ICT is offered as workshops for groups of staff for specific teaching methods and technologies such as:

- Using Interactive Whiteboards effectively
- Using ICT to make links between subjects
- Making use of a VLE
- Using SMART technologies
- Creating and using effective digital resources
- Pupils as movie makers
- E-Safety
- Structuring online research
- Using technology to engage with the wider community

In 2009 a Cross Curricular project we worked on was awarded a Becta Award.

About our CPD products

Dan has led ICT projects on behalf of subject associations and Becta. He worked as an AST for Cross Curricular ICT and is author of several well established educational websites. Away from the classroom, Dan has also worked closely with numerous providers of ICT services.

Key features of our CPD bookings:

- Based on your schools individual needs
- Hands on – we don’t do lecturing!
- Well prepared. We plan CPD based on pre-CPD visits and discussions with key staff
- Flexible. We can do full days, half days, Directed Time slots or twilight sessions
- Follow up conversations and email exchange are encouraged to ensure ongoing impact
- Resources provided for use in your lessons


“Dan Moorhouse is an innovating educationalist. At the forefront of teaching and learning and new technologies in the 21st century classroom, his training sessions focus on learning strategies that can be transferred to your daily teaching with ease.”

Lesley Ann McDermott. St Patricks Secondary School, Thornaby.

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SchoolsHistory.org.uk highly recommends these sites:

gcsehistory.org.uk - new site aiming to provide an accessible narrative for GCSE History pupils.
Schoolhistory.co.uk - fantastic range of interactive games, revision materials and links.
ActiveHistory.co.uk - outstanding use of ICT to engage pupils.
Thinkinghistory.co.uk - a brilliant range of learning activities from Ian Dawson
JohnDClare.net - simply the best for Modern World GCSE students
History.org.uk - resources and CPD materials from the Historical Association.
Historyboxes.com - make your lessons 'real' with artefacts and living history provided by experts
Schoolshistory.com - same author as this site, just put together in a slightly different way!
Medicinethroughtime.co.uk - all new resources for teachers and pupils of the SHP Medicine course
Crimeandpunishmentthroughtime.co.uk - A new site providing resources for teachers and pupils of the Crime and Punishment unit
Wallarms.com Militaria - a range of interesting pieces of militaria is available via tihs site
The Turkey Inn, Goose Eye, Oakworth - great historical public house with loads of great beer and a lovely atmosphere