CA and JACT Merge

As of the 4th October 2014, JACT and the Classical Association reached an agreement whereby our two organisations merged effective from the 2nd January 2015. All JACT activities, such as events, INSET and teaching support, are now carried out under the auspices of the CA, as is the publication of our journals.

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Summer Schools

Information about our Summer Schools can be found under the 'Summer Schools' tab on the menu above - there are currently JACT Summer Schools in Greek (at Bryanston), Greek and Latin (at Durham), Latin (at Wells) and Class. Civ. & Ancient History (at Repton). All our schools have a limited number of spaces left so please get in touch urgently if you would like to attend a course in 2017.

University College, Oxford – Ancient Civilisations Year 12 Study Day – 15 June 2017

        University College, Oxford – Ancient Civilisations Year 12 Study Day – 15 June 2017 If you love all things ancient then this study day is for you! University College, Oxford is hosting a full day of lectures and classes featuring subjects such as Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology. This is an excellent chance for students explore your subject interest further and gain ideas of resources to use as you prepare to make a University application. Check out a provisional timetable and details of how to apply on Univ’s website: The application deadline is *Wednesday 17th May*, by which we need to have received an online application and teachers’ approval form. Any questions should be directed to Nelli at University College by email:, or phone: 01865 286565.

Postgate and Walbank courses for teachers of Ancient History

The two next courses are in Bristol (15 and 16 April) and Birkbeck College, London (27 and 28 May). The courses, being run jointly between Liverpool University and other partner departments, are intended primarily to support new or prospective teachers of ancient history at school level, whether they are experienced Classics teachers, teachers of other […]

Classics courses at ICE

Please find below some information on forthcoming Classics courses at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE). A full list can be found at   All but one of the following are weekend courses that take place at the home of ICE, Madingley Hall. A grand 16th-century country house three miles west […]

Survey on the Future of JACT

Dear all, If you have a few moments and want to offer you views on the future of JACT please fill in the short survey below (Many thanks to Ben Hayes for compiling).

New Perspectives on Virgil’s Georgics

University College London, 3-4 April 2014 (D103 UCLU Building, 25 Gordon Street) While T. S. Eliot celebrated the Aeneid as ‘the classic of all Europe’, the importance of Virgil’s Georgics within European cultural traditions has often been overlooked. This interdisciplinary and international conference will provide the forum for a long-overdue reappraisal of the Georgics and its contribution to the […]


‘War, Sport, and Festivals in Ancient Greece’ 16th – 20th July 2014   The British School at Athens invites applications for a four – day intensive course for school teachers of Greek civilisation which explores the themes of war, sport, and festivals of ancient Greece through guided site tours. The course will cover a number […]