martedì 26 gennaio 2016


New study to assess education about the Holocaust and genocides in the European Union


UNESCO and the European Commission, in partnership with the Georg Eckert Institute in Germany, are launching a new research project to assess education about the Holocaust and other genocides in the European Union.

The study, entitled ’The Holocaust and Genocide in Contemporary Education: Curricula, Textbooks and Pupils’ Perceptions in Comparison’, will offer an analysis of curricula, textbooks and pupils’ perceptions in EU member countries. The project will provide education stakeholders and Holocaust and genocide studies experts with an assessment of representations of the genocide of the Jewish people and of other crimes perpetrated by the Nazi regime and its collaborators, while also assessing the understanding of other genocides within educational media. The study of educational directives and materials will provide an international comparison of holocaust and genocide representations and show how these are reflected in classroom teaching and learning processes.....

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