Year 7-10 history activities and strategies

This course will assist you in

  • Creating and sourcing excellent History resources
  • Teaching engaging History lessons with minimal preparation
  • Building your knowledge in the History subject area


Have you ever been asked to teach a subject out of your comfort zone / qualifications? It’s happened to most of us and you’d be silly to knock the teaching back. So what to do?

The Relief Teacher Association’s ‘All Purpose History Activities and Strategies for Year 7-10’ course will equip you with a broad array of History topics and appropriate activities and strategies that can be used at any time in a relief teaching context.

Expand your subject knowledge, increase confidence in teaching outside of your comfort zone and become more employable by joining us in this course. 


Addressed Standards

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1.3

This course contributes to 1.5 professional development hours.

Year 7-10 history activities and strategies​ may be logged as 1.5 hours of NESA Elective PD. Suggested descriptors: 1.3.2, 1.4.2

4.4 star average rating
(Based off 220 reviews)

“The links to various websites for history resources were excellent. I also really liked some of the suggestions for creative learning activities in the classroom.” – Teacher in WA

“This course was full of practical ideas and a decent amount of online resources shared – I loved them all. So many things that I want to use in my own teaching.” – Teacher in QLD

“Well done! Clear links to curriculum, a variety of strategies and activities for engaging students in KLAS”Teacher in NSW

The Relief Teacher Association offers over 80 hours of online PD to do at your own pace. To access the professional development on offer, simply create a ClassCover profile and upgrade to a Relief Teacher Association membership for only $99 a year. Our courses are recognised Australia wide. Learn more.

ClassCover connects relief teachers with local schools to get booked for relief teaching work or apply for full-time, part-time and contact roles in schools. By creating a ClassCover profile to access our teacher PD, you can choose whether you would like to be found by schools for relief teacher bookings, apply for jobs or simply access our PD on offer only. Learn more.