Teaching History Journal

First published in 1961, Teaching History is the quarterly journal of the History Teachers’ Association of NSW (HTANSW). It is a full colour, 80-page publication featuring articles, resources and reviews from prominent academics, professionals, cultural institutions and teachers. 
It is distributed to individual and institutional members of HTANSW, representing thousands of teachers, schools, libraries, and university departments across Australia and internationally. 


HTANSW welcomes submissions for Teaching History, including articles, news items, teaching and assessment ideas, book and exhibition reviews, and other content. 

Submissions are reviewed by the journal editor and the HTANSW journal committee, with the aim of maintaining a high standard of content and copyediting. 

Publication of unsolicited submissions is at the discretion of HTANSW. Published contributions from teachers may be used to support NESA accreditation.

For the journal style guide, word counts, and suggestions on structuring teaching ideas and reviews, please see the Guidelines for Authors.


Term 1 1 February 31 March
Term 2 1 May 30 June
Term 3 1 August 30 September
 Term 4  1 December 31 January (the following year)


Each issue of Teaching History focuses on a theme relating to History teaching and the History syllabuses. While submissions on all relevant subjects are considered, contributions relating to the following forthcoming themes are particularly welcome:

·         Popular culture

·         Historical concepts and skills

·         Historical debates

·         History from below

·        70th Anniversary of HTANSW


Advertising your history-related services, education programmes and products in Teaching History is a highly effective way to reach school audiences. New advertisers are invited to consider half page or full page advertisements, in single or multiple journal issues. 

Please read our Information for New Advertisers for further details. 


Please send all content submissions and advertising inquiries to HTANSW.


Recent past issues of Teaching History (since 2010) are available digitally via Informit and EBSCO.
Digital reprints of articles from older editions can also be ordered directly from HTANSW by completing and returning our order form

For a complete list of the contents of Teaching History since 1961, please see the index.