Educating Generation Z

I have a lot of sympathy for my students – we Millennials were criticised for exactly the same reasons that they receive public condemnation.

Should we teach ‘difficult’ history in schools?

One twenty-two-year-old (Instagram ‘influencer’ Freddie Bentley, pictured above) recently caused consternation by suggesting topics such as climate change and Brexit should be taught in schools rather than the history of the Second World War. It followed comments by contestants on the reality show The Apprentice that revealed that they weren’t sure of the dates of... Continue Reading →

Remembering a war after ‘The War’

Jim Beach of the University of Northampton reflects on a visit to the Czech Republic.   Speaking neither Czech nor Polish, it was with some trepidation that I accepted an invitation to speak at a workshop on the Seven Days’ War between the Czechs and Poles in 1919.   The initial invite came from Tomáš... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑