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    In Britain, Pupils Allegedly Spend `Too Little Time on Holocaust'

    Some pupils are spending just an hour of their school lives learning about the Holocaust, according to research which suggests there is too much variation in how the events of the second world war are taught. The survey of 2,100 teachers, funded in part by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, reveals that, despite it being a compulsory part of the national curriculum, some schools are skimming over the Holocaust while others dedicate 20 lessons to the subject. The survey comes after a report from the Historical Association this week questioned the quality of history lessons in state secondaries more generally ...
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    There have been recent indications that the UN were on the verge of forcefeeding "holocaust education" to Palestinian kids in their schools. (Apparently the UN runs many in Gaza). Have these people no shame.....

    In the interests of diversity and balance a few lessons on usary, swindling and the effects of special interests media control by a select "society" could be introduced. Knowledge is power and British pupils can only benefit.

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    I don't actualy remember studying it at all. Maybe I just have a selective memory, i only did history up to age 13 and we only got as modern as the Victorians, maybe I had a lucky escape.

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