Training and events

Our training and events programme will help you to deliver the new AS and A levels in History with confidence.

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Mocks Marking Training Events - New

Mock exams will be key to gaining a snapshot of how students are performing during new, linear GCE History courses. Our Mocks Marking Training events will help you apply the new mark schemes, so you can be confident you’re getting a clear picture of their achievement.

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This pre-recorded training is an introduction to our online and face to face Mocks Marking Training events.

It will give you an overview of

  • the assessment requirements of the new specification
  • the new types of questions that exist within the revised papers
  • how mark schemes are developed to match the question asked 
  • some sample student responses to questions 
  • how we can support you in marking your students' work.

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To book a place on one of our Mocks Marking Training events

Visit our training page


Free GCE A Level History 2015 summer network

Our free networks are an opportunity for colleagues teaching the new GCE History specification to get together with other local schools to celebrate successes and share good practice from the first year of teaching.

The agenda will include:

  • reviewing the first year's teaching and looking forward
  • planning and preparing for the coursework component.

Interested?


Teacher Marking and Standardisation Event: Coursework

To help you feel confident about marking the internally assessed unit, we’ll be running coursework standardisation events in Autumn 2016.


Can't get to an event?

We've provided the pack materials below for you. 

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Getting Ready to Teach events

Were you unable to attend one of our free face-to-face or online Getting Ready to Teach events?

You can find all the materials that have been used in our training events here:


Launch events

Our free launch events give teachers and heads of department the chance to find out more about our new AS and A levels in History, for first teaching in September 2015.

If you were unable to attend one of our launch events, please view the presentation below.

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Free online teaching and learning materials

We offer a wide range of free online support materials to help you deliver
the new Edexcel AS and A level History specification, including schemes of work and topic booklets​.