SCHOOL TEACHER FELLOWSHIP 2016 – 2017 The British School at Athens invites applications for a School Teacher Fellowship to be held at the School in Athens or Knossos. The Fellowship will enable a teacher to pursue a project designed to enhance their teaching (for example by researching a course, preparing teaching materials, visiting sites or […]
… has now been accredited! More information here.
These are based on Laura Gibb’s ebook Brevissima: 1001 Tiny Latin Poems, which you can find online here. Each poem usefully has a blog post with explanation. AND you can view her graphics on her Pinterest page here. Potentially all very useful learning and display tools for the classroom.
The following is a letter to AQA from HEI academics who have been teaching undergraduate Classics, and who feel strongly about AQA’s decision to drop Classical Civilisation at A Level. Dear AQA We ask that you reconsider your decision and your evaluation of the worth of Classical Civilisation, and that you consider what symbolic damage […]
I have had an appeal from a parent of a boy starting his second year of A Levels, whose school has decided to drop Ancient History at this point. If a teacher of a school in London which offers Ancient History, or a tutor who could deliver the subject would like to get in touch, […]
New of St John’s competition this year… Entries are now open for our Classics and Ancient History essay competition! The competition is open to all students currently studying in Year 12 (or equivalent) anywhere in the UK, and is designed to give students of any subject the opportunity to write an essay on the classical […]
News of an interesting new blog from Warwick University… Dear all, The Department of Classics and Ancient History has started a new blog about ancient texts and their reception, called ‘Classical Texting’. The first entry is entitled “Trump, Hesiod, and the Truth” and is about how the truth and lies are at the centre of […]
A reminder of this forthcoming event… Roman History at the Crossroads? An INSET day on Roman History at A-level An CLASSICAL ASSOCATION TEACHING BOARD INSET day for teachers of Ancient History on 19th November, 2016 at Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke. With a major revision of the specifications for Ancient History A-level currently being undertaken, the […]
From http://www.ascaniusyci.org/scribo/ SCRIBO is an international Latin composition contest, designed to: • spur interest and excitement in using Latin for creative writing • provide teachers with high quality materials in Latin to read in their classes • honor and recognize top work in Latin creative writing Students of Latin in any grade, from kindergarten through […]
A kind warning from Monica Williams at the Hellenic Bookservice that Cambridge University Press are changing their accounts system, and no books will be supplied between the 27th October and 8th November at least. Please be aware, and place your orders asap if necessary!