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Curriculum for Cohesion talks straight to the Guardian about teaching controversial issues on the History curriculum

By Dr. Matthew Wilkinson

Tuesday 27 March 2017. In the context of five exam boards for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, removing Israel-Palestine from their GCSE offering since 2014, Curriculum for Cohesion’s Patron, Mohammed Amin MBE, spoke to the Guardian about the crucial function of the History classroom for teaching controversial events and issues from multiple perspectives in a safe space and how the UK Government “ducked” the chance to set the Israel-Palestine conflict in deep historical perspective in their 2012 National Curriculum Review. This was despite Curriculum for Cohesion’s evidenced report to that review process which showed clearly the benefits both for accurate knowledge and mutual understanding of such a deep and multi-perspectival approach:

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