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About History Skills

History Skills is an educational website that offers a variety of materials and tools for teachers and students when studying History. 


The site provides detailed articles on a variety of historical topics, including ancient, modern, and medieval history. People can download ready-to-use digital learning resources, and access detailed guides on researching, source criticism, quoting, referencing, assessment, and much more.


History Skills is the ultimate resource for history fanatics. It has become the go-to site for those undertaking historical research and lesson planning.


The creator of the History Skills website is an award-winning senior high school History teacher based in Australia.  He studied a Bachelor of Arts, specialising in Ancient History, and has post-graduate qualifications in Secondary Education. He has over 14 years' high school teaching experience.


Senior Ancient History for Queensland (Cambridge University Press)

History Skills is proud to be a contributing author for the latest Senior Ancient History textbook for Queensland. Working as part of an outstanding group of authors who have built the product around the 'inquiry approach', I look forward to seeing how this product helps support both students an teachers in the new syllabus.


Check out an inspection copy or buy yours today here.

Ancient Rome Senior Ancient History Textbook (HTAV Publications)

History Skills was a contributing author on the Ancient Rome senior Ancient History textbook by the History Teachers' Association of Victoria. 


Featured articles

Australian Teacher Magazine

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


A second article, on the success of the History Skills website also ran here.

Eton College Guest Blog Post

History Skills was a guest contributor to Eton College's Tony Little Centre for Innovation and Research in Learning's blog. The article discussed the implementation of student-directed learning in the classroom and can be read here.

Global Museum: How Flipboard Can Help Bring a World of Ancient Wonders to Classrooms Half a World Away

This was a guest blog post for the Flipboard social media platform, specifically written for educators.

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