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Session # and Title Objectives (Develop an understanding of...) Duration (hrs)
Session I - Studying the Individual - History & Identity
  • What is ‘history’?
  • Reading multiple perspectives
  • Contextualizing identity
2
Session II - Studying the Individual - Asking Better Questions
  • Primary and secondary sources
  • The 5W investigative approach—theory & practice
2

Workshops 3 + 4 + 5 provide students with examples, applications, and case studies that illustrate the concepts introduced in workshops 1 + 2

Session III - Individual in relation to the Society - Case Study: War of 1857
  • Class exercise on divide & conquer
  • How the past shapes our present
  • Indian and Pakistani textbooks on 1857
2
Session V - Individual in relation to the Society - Case Study: Partition of Bengal
  • Class exercise on tyranny of the majority
  • Indian and Pakistani textbooks on Partition of Bengal, 1905
  • Indian and Pakistani textbooks on Purna Swaraj, 1930 & Lahore Resolution, 1940
2
Session V - THP Graduation
  • Recap of method & learning outcomes
  • Meeting the 'other' - Humanizing the 'enemy'
  • Graduation - certificates, pictures and guest speaker
2
Log # Title Contents Day
1 Course Outline to be mutually agreed upon by School and THP team
1.1 Mutually Agreed list of Sessions
  • HISTORY + IDENTITY
  • CONTEXTUALISATION
  • WAR OF INDEPENDENCE 1857
  • PARTITION OF BENGAL
  • LAHORE RESOLUTION
  • (HOW) HISTORY SHAPES IDENTITY
0
1.2 Agree on the Delivery schedule
  • THP to present the proposed delivery schedule
  • SA to highlight the logistical practicality of the dates
  • THP + SA to agree on the dates for Teacher Training and Course delivery
7
2 Teacher Training
2.1 Teacher Orientation
  • SA to brief the teachers about the new program. Share website, 3 pager and the schedule
10
2.2 Teacher Training Session I
  • THP team to meet school teachers and run session I of teacher training program
  • THP team to share THP books with teachers
14
2.3 Teacher Training Session II
  • THP team to run session II of teacher training program
21
3 Delivery Schedule (Suggested Workshop. SA and THP to meet and finalise)
3.1 Session I
  • History & Identity
28
3.2 Session II
  • Asking Better Questions
35
3.3 Session III
  • Case Study: War of 1857
42
3.4 Session IV
  • Case Studies: Partition of Bengal / Two Declarations of Independence
49
3.5 Session V
  • THP Graduation
56
4 Impact Analysis
4.1 Pre Course Analysis
  • THP to conduct pre surveys with the students
24
4.2 Post Course Analysis
  • THP to conduct pre surveys with the students. At the end of the course
63
4.3 Reports to be shared with SA by THP
  • THP to schedule and meet SA within 3 weeks after the course to share THP | Impact Reports
80
4.4 Teacher Feedback - I
  • Teacher feedback conducted at the end of teacher training on:
      i) Teacher training activities on The History Project delivery training
      ii) Suggestions for improvement
21
4.5 Teacher Feedback - II
  • Teacher feedback conducted at the end of the course on:
      i) What worked / What didn't work
      ii) Suggestions for improvement
63