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Why teachers should study Australian history

Studying history can help you land all sorts of jobs, including in teaching. Associate Professor Robert Parkes explains why teachers need history.

At the University of Newcastle, one of the largest bodies of students that major in history is education students.

The Head of School of Education, Associate Professor Robert Parkes is here to explain why history, especially Australian history, is so popular with teachers. He also outlines why historical knowledge and skills are essential to the teaching profession.

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