Developing Historical Empathy

Date: 24th Oct 2014

Time: 10:00 – 15:15 (refreshments available 09:00 – 16:00)

Audience: Class teachers, Learning Support Assistants, Non History Specialists, Folk interested in developing their history skills

Venue: Romsey

Cost: £165 per person

Course Summary: This course look at what is Historical empathy and how it might be taught within the Primary phase. The day plans to outline what Empathy is and what is special about Historical Empathy. Summarize the development skills for Historical Empathy and discuss how they are impacted by a learner’s Emotional Literacy. Look at techniques for aiding learners to improve their Historical Empathy. Look at how the techniques can be translated into activities for common historical topics. Have a go at some of the activities and if time ‘tweak’ the example activities to fit your own topics.