Institute of Public Affairs: History teaching as arts and crafts

Institute of Public Affairs

How history teaching became arts and crafts‘, Foundations of Western Civilisation Program, 27 March 2013

Criticises the national curriculum for its ‘focus on sources, projects and technological gimmicks’ which ‘ultimately confuse children, who end up unable to place historical events’. The page links to a number of IPA resources in this field, including its booklet criticising the national history curriculum. There is an Honest History Factsheet here which summarises points of view.

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