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Holocaust education: Committee publishes Government response

21 April 2016

The Education Committee has published the Government's response to its report on Holocaust education.

Inquiry background

The Education Committee's inquiry focused on the following points:

  • the quality of the teaching of the Holocaust and educational programmes in schools
  • the impact of teaching the Holocaust on young people. 
  • the focus on the Holocaust in the national curriculum and the absence of teaching of other genocides
  • training for teachers in Holocaust education
  • the implementation of the recommendations by the Prime Minister's Holocaust Commission which have relevance to teaching in schools

Further information

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