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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.

Latest News

Australian Teacher Magazine

History Skills was interviewed about the implementation of student-direct learning in the classroom. You can read the article here.

History Skills is Presenting at the 2019 National FutureSchools Conference

On the 20th of March, as part of the National FutureSchools Conference in Melbourne, History Skills will be presenting at round-table discussion group about the digitisation of the classroom. This is going to be a great event and we would love to see you there.


You can book your tickets here.

(Register with the code "MichaelCocks20" for a 20% discount)

'Why Study History' Has Surpassed 2000 Views

The YouTube video, 'Why Study History' by History Skills has now been viewed over 2000 times. It is designed to help promote the subject at schools. If you haven't seen or used the video in your own classroom yet, you can view it here.

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Enter the History Skills Classroom

If you have access to the History Skills Classroom resources, you can log in here. There are lesson resources for:


Don't have access but want it?

You can purchase annual access to each level on the Store page.