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Augustus of Prima Porta
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  • Are you a teacher or student of History at high school or college?
  • Do you want to improve your understanding of the subject and improve your results on assessment tasks?
  • Do you wish you could find simple explanations and clear examples for difficult concepts like source analysis and evaluation?

 If so, then History Skills is your most valuable resource. 


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.

Latest News

Why Study History?

Looking at trying to promote the study of History at your school? History Skills has created a short video to help you do just that.

Cambridge Ancient History Brisbane Workshops

History Skills will be presenting two workshops in Brisbane on the 22nd and 23rd of August. These workshops are designed to help teachers of the new Queensland Ancient History syllabus prepare for implementation in 2019. The sessions will also provide more detailed explanations and examples of the upcoming Cambridge University Press' high school textbook, Senior Ancient History for Queensland.


Register your interest and book a place via this link.

History Skills is Presenting at the 'Reimagining the Past' Conference

History Skills will be presenting a session on teaching Alexander the Great for the Darling Downs History Teachers' Network. The conference will focus on the introduction of Unit 1 and Unit 2 courses in both Ancient and Modern History for the new QLD syllabuses and will take place on Monday 3 September 2018.


Tickets to this event are available here.

History Hit TV Offer

Dan Snow is offering two weeks free access to the new History Hit TV service to those who follow History Skills. Click the link below and enter the promotion code "hs18" to start your history binge-watching today!

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