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Seeing the world today from a different viewpoint: the impact of the lessons from Auschwitz project on schools in Scotland

Maitles, Henry and Cowan, Paula (2009) Seeing the world today from a different viewpoint: the impact of the lessons from Auschwitz project on schools in Scotland. In: Proceedings of the Eleventh Conference of the Children's Identity and Citizenship in Europe Academic Network. CiCe Thematic Network project, London, UK, pp. 202-208. ISBN 978-0-9562789-6-8

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Auschwitz remains the epitome of inhumanity and barbarism. In 2007, the Holocaust Educational Trust organised the first Lessons from Auschwitz (LFA) project for Scottish schools. Its participants were two plane-loads of Scottish pupils and teachers from 31 local authorities - typically two pupils from a school accompanied by a teacher. This research, funded by the Holocaust Educational Trust and the Pears Foundation, involved these participants being invited to complete an online questionnaire with selected follow-up interviews. The aims were to evaluate the LFA project and provide insight into the impact this project had on individuals, schools and communities. This paper will report on: Student evaluation of the LFA project; The impact of the LFA project on individuals, schools and local communities; Conclusions as to the value of the LFA project in Scotland.