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Pupils 'spend too little time on Holocaust'

Publié par Clifford Armion le 16/09/2009

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Polly Curtis

"Some pupils are spending just an hour of their school lives learning about the Holocaust, according to research which suggests there is too much variation in how the events of the second world war are taught.

"The survey of 2,100 teachers, funded in part by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, reveals that, despite it being a compulsory part of the national curriculum, some schools are skimming over the Holocaust while others dedicate 20 lessons to the subject.

"The survey comes after a report from the Historical Association this week questioned the quality of history lessons in state secondaries more generally, finding that thousands of pupils were being allowed to drop history at the age of 13 with the curriculum being squeezed into two years." Read on...

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"Pupils 'spend too little time on Holocaust'", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2009. Consulté le 25/07/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/pupils-spend-too-little-time-on-holocaust-