Postponed – Teaching African History in Schools: Benin and Beyond
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The British Museum
Great Russell Street
Please note – this event is postponed until further notice due to coronavirus COVID-19
TEACHING AFRICAN HISTORY IN SCHOOLS: BENIN AND BEYOND
Clore Learning Centre, British Museum
Registration: East Clore Foyer, Clore Learning Centre, British Museum
This unique workshop is for primary and secondary teachers and educators. The workshop will introduce new African Kingdoms teaching resources and lesson plans, showcasing how these can be used in the classroom at all Key Stages. It offers a chance for teachers to get to grips with one of the most exciting and challenging areas to have grown in the History curriculum in recent years, the teaching of African History.
The session will include:
- A guided tour of the British Museum’s collection of Benin bronzes led by Dr Sam Nixon, Head Curator of the Africa Collections at the British Museum.
- A discussion of the panorama for teaching African history in schools by Joanna Brown, Education Manager at the Royal African Society.
- Introduction to a free resource pack, lesson planning ideas and strategies for teaching African history by Professor Toby Green of King’s College London, lead consultant on the OCR A level option African Kingdoms.
- Informal discussion with teachers currently teaching African history.
If you have any questions, please email Joanna Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org