HTAA National History Conference 2015 – Racing into History

Tue, 29 September – Fri, 2 October 2015, Flemington Racecourse

The History Teachers’ Association of Australia (HTAA) National Conference, Racing Into History, hosted by the HTAV will feature an impressive range of workshops, lectures and practical seminars. With ninety sessions over three jam-packed days, including a range of prominent speakers and educators, the event will offer a comprehensive selection of ideas for effective classroom teaching practice.

The HTAV extends a special welcome to all interstate and international visitors and encourages you to explore Melbourne and all it has to offer whilst you are visiting our city.

Event Location: Flemington Racecourse
Registrations Close: Friday, 11 September 2015

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Visit the HTAV website for full program details and registration.
HTAA National Conference 2015

Keynote Speakers

Keynote speaker Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick
Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick
History as a Vocation
University of Sydney
Keynote speaker Dr Stéphane Lévesque
Dr Stéphane Lévesque
Why Should Historical
Thinking Matter to Students?

University of Ottawa, Canada
Keynote speaker Mr Bruce Pascoe
Mr Bruce Pascoe
History is What We Choose to Remember

2014 HTAA Conference – Brisbane

History for the Future: What Future for History?

The theme of this 2014 conference was “History for the Future: What Future for History?” and aimed to challenge teachers to think about the Discipline of History and what it means to be History Teachers, and so to develop the capacity to deliver effective and meaningful learning experiences in Australian classrooms.

For more information on Queensland History conferences, please visit the QHTA website.

2013 HTAA Conference – Canberra

Vision Splendid

The conference celebrated the history and heritage of our nation as Canberra turned 100 in 2013. Participants immersed themselves in the Australian History Curriculum and participated in a special Centenary format that incorporated Anzac Day and explored the national capital’s cultural institutions.

For more information on History programs in the ACT, please visit the ACT HTA website.

2012 HTAA Conference – Perth

My History – Your History – Our History

The conference provided intellectual stimulation and practical workshops on Australian Curriculum, Modern and Ancient History and innovative ICT for Primary and Secondary teachers. Presentations from the leading lights of the Western Australian academic, indigenous and literary communities were held and the opportunity to experience historical and modern perspectives of Western Australian treasures was provided.

For more information on upcoming events in WA, please visit the HTAWA website.