Richard McFahn has worked for over twenty years as a history teacher, Subject and Senior Leader, Advanced Skills Teacher and Local Authority Adviser. He leads the History ITE course at the University of Sussex.
Richard has regularly led well-received workshops and opening plenary sessions at the Schools History Project and the Historical Association Conferences. In 2019 he set up The Grassroots History Conference at Sussex – a new conference for history teachers in south of England. He has written several books, articles and numerous blogs on different aspects of History Teaching.
Richard created, developed and now curates www.historyresourcecupboard.com – a website aimed at supporting history teachers with digital resources. He has developed www.historyhomework.com – a website which provides instantly marked homework tests and quizzes for History GCSE students. Recently Richard co-founded the free online history magazine www.practicalhistories.com.