Deepening understanding of teaching and learning

Through groundbreaking research we explore teaching and learning about the Holocaust. Our robust empirical approach shines a light on the specific challenges of teaching and learning about the Holocaust, and illuminates new paths requiring further investigation.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas in English secondary schools

Featured in the The Guardian 27 January 2022 In 2016, […]

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Improving teachers’ subject knowledge of the Holocaust

Featured on BBC News website 13 September 2021 New research […]

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Use our research to inform your teaching

Research Briefings

Seven research briefings have been developed to help teachers use research to inform their classroom practice and increase the effectiveness of teaching and learning about the Holocaust.

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Other academic work

The impact of pressures on the Key Stage 3 curriculum on teaching about the Holocaust

Researchers from the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education note with […]

Continuity and Change: 10 years of teaching about the Holocaust in English Secondary Schools

Conducted in 2019-20, with analysis ongoing, Continuity and Change: Ten […]

Evaluation and impact: students

Since 2016, we have worked closely with schools to explore […]

Evaluation and impact: teachers

Since 2009, thousands of teachers across England have participated in […]

Holocaust Education: Contemporary challenges and controversies

In 2020 we published Holocaust Education: Contemporary challenges and controversies […]

The International Status of Education about the Holocaust – A global mapping of textbooks and curricula

This report was published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural […]

UK Country report on Holocaust Education 2010

In December 2010 the United Kingdom became the first member […]

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