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September: Site update and International Day of Peace

17 September 2018

Several pages have been added to the site in the last month; also a new BBC drama on Rwanda and this month's International Day of Peace provides... more

August: Student access and History site updates

18 August 2018

A reminder on how to give your students access to this site and other new developments!As this is the start of the academic year for many schools,... more

July: Site update and Reith lectures on War

19 July 2018

This year's Reith Lectures focus on war and society. Margaret MacMillan provides a historical perspective on war from the view of combatants,... more

Subscriber comments

  • 21 Sep Jim Antony Howard Bushby
    3. Theme 3 - Cold War Crises (ATL)
    And actually, nor for Cuban Missile Crisis??
  • 21 Sep Jim Antony Howard Bushby
    3. Theme 3 - Cold War Crises (ATL)
    The material under the link for Berlin Crisis does not seem to fit? There is nothing in this section on the Berlin wall; am I missing something? Regards Jim
  • Hi Alan Really glad to hear that you enjoyed the training in Dubai! Stalin does tend to come up a lot but I would definitely cover post 1953 as well - there are in fact only 2 bullet points on Stalin in this topic - the other 3 are post 1953...
  • Hi, Jo. I really enjoyed the PD you led in Dubai in 2016 and when I came across this website I convinced my school to subscribe. I have noticed that the past exam papers for the Soviet Union and Russia 1924-2000 always has a question on some...
  • 3 Sep Jo Thomas
    Option 4: History of Europe
    Hi Jack. The next ones in the pipeline are for paper 3 - American Civil War and Political developments in Latin America for the Americas Region and Japan, 1912 - 1990 for the Asia Region. We'd love to do the Renaissance topic - but it will...
  • 2 Sep Jack Light
    Option 4: History of Europe
    I am looking for resources for Paper Three Topics, P3 Renaissance, Exploration, and Absolutism. Does InThink have any available or in development? Many thanks.
  • 1 Aug Sarah Murray
    2. Source work activities
    Thanks very helpful
  • 12 Jul Jo Thomas
    2. Source work activities
    Hi Sarah - Thanks for the suggestion - I've added feedback now - you can click on the eye beneath the slide!
  • 12 Jul Sarah Murray
    2. Source work activities
    Can you provide feedback as to why some of the answers are not accepted by examiners for qu 2?
  • 22 Jun Emil Hanssen
    3. IA: Graded student examples
    It's working perfectly! Thank you Jo!
  • Hi Emil I've changed it so there is now one IA per page as I think there was an issue with going over the word count! So you should be able to see it Ok now :)
  • 21 Jun Emil Hanssen
    3. IA: Graded student examples
    Hey Jo! Is it possible to get the entire IA about Midway? The "eye" seems to be missing some of the investigation and the reflection section! Cheers! :)