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Teaching of Holocaust in schools examined

18 November 2015

The Education Committee holds a one-off evidence session on the focus, quality and impact of Holocaust education on young people.


Tuesday 1 December 2015, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am

  • Rt Hon Sir Eric Pickles MP, UK Envoy on Post-Holocaust Issues
  • Paul Salmons, Director, Centre for Holocaust Education
  • Karen Pollock MBE, Chief Executive, Holocaust Educational Trust
  • Dame Helen Hyde, Headmistress, Watford Grammar School for Girls

At 10.30am

  • Professor Michael Rosen, Professor of Children's Literature, Goldsmiths University of London
  • Gertrude Silman, Honorary Life President, Holocaust Survivors' Friendship Association
  • Andy Lawrence, History teacher, Hampton School
  • Sarah O'Hanlon, Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassador

The Committee has also published written evidence submitted to the inquiry from the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, the NASUWT, and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis.

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