Subject Leader Toolkit

In the Middle Ages physicians used to carry with them a series of cards which helped them with diagnosis and cure. It was called a vade mecum-literally ‘go with me’.

It occurred to me that you might find something similar helpful in your role. So, I have set about creating a set of A4 cards that you could download and keep in a separate folder. They would be concise, visual summaries at your fingertips.

No substitute for the more in-depth articles on the site that flesh out the all-important detail, they should prove a handy guide as you go about your work and are designed to be copied and given to colleagues as and when you feel it appropriate.

The Place of Knowledge In Primary History

The place of knowledge shows how substantive and disciplinary knowledge intertwine. They need to be seen together, a continuous interplay. The wording of the enquiry questions show the content to be learned and applied as...
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Seeing The Big Picture

Seeing the Big Picture encapsulates the essence of the subject showing how all the key aspects that make up the discipline of school history come together. (more…)...
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How Helpful Is The Theory Of Powerful Knowledge?

How helpful is the theory of powerful knowledge? summarises the reasons why knowledge is important: not just finger-tip knowledge that enables pupils to carry out activities but enduring knowledge that helps them to connect knowledge...
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