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Resources for teaching History

Discover over 700 free History clips on our Video Streaming Platform, carefully linked to the curriculum to make it even easier to find what you need and save you time when planning lessons.

Curriculum-aligned resources

Our History playlists contain a selection of our top factual clips and first-person accounts of various events throughout medieval, Elizabethan, and 20th Century history. The playlists cover a range of places and periods, such as America 1713–1975, Anglo-Saxon and Norman Britain c1060-1100, China 1945-1975, Medicine in Britain, Nazi Germany, and more.

Subject experts

ERA regularly collaborate with thought leaders and subject experts. Check out our Local History guest playlist, curated by the Historical Association, or discover the virtues of Horrible Histories in the educational press.

To start browsing our fabulous collection of History teaching resources, visit the History homepage.

ERA’s educational resources are free at the point of use for registered users and are available to institutions holding an ERA Licence – you can check here: . For any queries please call 020 7837 3222 or email