Research-informed practice for History and Holocaust Education | Research for the Real World

We know that it’s important to learn about the Holocaust, but why?


Dr Humera Iqbal is joined by the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education’s Dr Alice Pettigrew, who has led research into national studies examining students’ knowledge and understanding of this complex historical event. Students and teachers are enthusiastic about engaging with the topic, however, many significant gaps, inaccuracies and misconceptions abound. And with the rise of populism and accounts of racism and antisemitism, the imperative to learn from the past has never been more urgent.


Full show notes and links: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/news/2020/aug/research-informed-practice-history-and-holocaust-education-rftrw-s04e02