Contestability Workshop - ONLINE
Approx $0.00 USD
Saturday 28th March 2020
9.00am – 11.30am (Perth time)
This ONLINE event is FREE of charge but registration is required.
Contestability is not only one of the 7 Historical concepts and a central part of our History Curriculum, but also one of the most complex
and intriguing ideas that engages our students
Contestability also poses a challenge as our year 11s and 12s negotiate this is their various upper-school contexts.
This year’s theme for the National History Challenge is ‘Contested hiStories’, which opens the door for students to explore their curriculum and history through engaging with different perspectives and evidence.
Join online to hear from expert history and education lecturer Dr. Samantha Owen from Curtin University who will provide you with inspiration and examples of contestable history to explore, relevant to primary and secondary, and senior secondary school curriculum.
Additionally, receive tips and inspiration for classroom activities about approaching contestability and introducing the National History Challenge in your class.
The workshop will use the National History Challenge, a research competition for students from Year 1-12 that has great prizes and is free to enter, as a vehicle for practical demonstration.