British Library Learning and the Historical Association are pleased to offer a fantastic virtual CPD for teachers linked to the Library’s exhibition Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens. This session combines expertise from both organisations plus a slot from the education team at The National Archives to give teachers fresh insights into teaching this period at A Level.
- 16:30 Introduction and welcome from British Library Learning and the Historical Association
- 16:40 Curatorial overview of the Elizabeth and Mary exhibition, with Andrea Clarke, Karen Limper-Herz and Anna Turnham from the British Library
- 16:55 Past and Present: Facilitating learner engagement through object-based learning: British Library Learning Facilitators will discuss approaches to working with objects from exhibition, exploring possibilities, challenges and benefits. You will be invited to join the discussion and will leave with ideas you can use for object-based learning in the classroom.
- 17:15 Enquiring into Elizabeth: A document-centred approach: The Education team at The National Archives will explore what an original document can reveal about Elizabeth I’s ruling style. The session will also consider how to give students an insight into the work of Tudor historians.
- 17:30 Workshop session: unlocking Elizabeth at A Level: An interactive session focusing on classroom approaches, with Jennifer Baldwin, Riddlesdown Collegiate
- 18:15 Close
Photography by Justine Trickett (c) British Library