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Education Trustee


Role/Purpose  Supporting  the organisation by shaping The Western Front Association's (the WFA)education policy to reflect the WFA's objective to ‘educate the public in the history of the Great War, with particular reference to the Western Front', and offer guidance and ideas to the Executive Committee on educational matters. Key Function Educat…

045: January 1996


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Tackling the six biggest classroom clichés of the First World War


Teaching the Great War and tackling the classroom clichés Teaching History at School Image from 'Peace and War International Relations 1900-1939 GCSE Modern World History by Steven Waugh and John Wright for EDEXCEL Teaching the Great War Originally published by the Journal of the Centre for First World Studies in 2002. This was posted with pe…

Jonathan Vernon BA, MA (Oxon) MA ODE (OU) , MA (WLV).


  Jonathan has degrees in Geography (School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford), MA Open and Distance Education (Open University) and British History and the First World War (Birmingham & Wolverhampton). He is a graduate of the School of Communication Arts (London).  He had a career in TV and Video production in the UK a…

Branch Meeting On-Line


The Wiltshire Branch and the Cheltenham & Gloucester Branch are holding a joint on-line meeting on Tuesday, 16th February at 19.30. This will comprise three ten minute talks as under: Dr Simon Fielding - 'Major Edgar James Bannatyne DSO RFC'Gareth Williams - 'Teaching a Great War: an integrated secondary school approach'Joe Devereux -  'Findin…

The Irish Struggle for Home Rule by Dr Graham Mayhew


The Irish struggle for home rule and subsequently independence can be traced back to the Act of Union of 1800 when the Irish Parliament, from which Catholics were barred, voted to dissolve itself. Daniel O’Connell’s successful campaign for Catholic Emancipation, passed by Act of Parliament in 1829 and the support he received for his public agitat…

Two opportunities for your students to show what they know about the First World War


Two opportunities for your schools students to show what they know about the First World War.  1. The 2021-22 Malcolm Doolin Memorial Award for Local History Research  2 x £500 prize for Primary and Secondary Schools (incl. Special Schools). What was your town like in 1914-1918? Who went to war? Who stayed at home? Who was killed? Who ca…

The First World War in the Classroom: Teaching and the Construction of Cultural Memory


[This article first appeared in Bulletin 99 August 20214] Barely forty-eight hours into the first centenary year of the First World War, History teachers found themselves under attack from the Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, for the way the topic was (believed) to be taught in British classrooms. His remarks quickly developed int…

Out Now! Bulletin February 2022


Editor: Ralph Lomas CONTENTS Page(s) Annual Service of Remembrance 2/11          Ypres Revisited! Pilgrims Return 13.           ExCo Matters/Project Big Push 14/17 European/Development/Digital 18/21 Stereoscope News 22/23  Chairman's Tour, October 2021 …

Bulletin 122 : Out Now - Contents


Contents President’s Address Lt Col Graham Parker OBE Tribute April/AGM Minutes, Leeds Heroes Awards presentation Guest speakers talks/articles: Fighting at Marfeux - Fraser Skirrow Forgotten Navy - Robb Robinson Scamps in Khaki - Andrea Hetherington ExCo Matters Universities Awards & Prizes 10th President’s Conference Guest Speak…

The Great War and Me - Paul Weaver


We welcome our own Paul Weaver to present a talk about his connections to the Great War. Paul had several members of his family served during the war and will be telling their stories. In addition, Paul is a key member of the 10th Essex Living History Group, a highly regarded organisation that portrays life as a "Tommy" that really focuses on educ…