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  • Studying History at high school or college?
  • Want to improve your results on assessment tasks?
  • Need explanations and examples for difficult concepts like source analysis and evaluation?

History Skills provides you with a wide range of explanations, examples and scaffolds in order to help you get the most out of the subject.


Whether you need to develop your historical knowledge, learn source criticism skills, prepare for essays and exams, understand how to quote and reference sources, or even need to find primary and secondary sources online, you will find everything you need.

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History Skills' Interview on the 'High School History Recap' Podcast

History Skills was interviewed for the 'High School History Recap' podcast about how to teach source analysis and evaluation in the History classroom. 


You can listen to the episode here.

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History Skills has updated its digital resources to further support parents, teachers and students for learning at home. They can be accessed from the link below:


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