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"Learning and teaching about the history of Europe in the 20th century"
The project "Learning and teaching about the history of Europe in the 20th century" was launched in May 1997 upon a mandate of the European Ministers of Education
The aim of the project
To develop teaching material that will enable students to:
The project adopted an interdisciplinary and pan-European stance which stressed the importance of social, scientific, cultural and oral history, amongst others. Similarly, the project encouraged teaching history using a wide range of sources and topics, such as the new technologies, cinema, women's history, archives and museums, and developed the concept of "remembrance" as vital to the prevention of crimes against humanity.
a complete teaching kit for secondary school history teaching made of
a publication "The 20th century – an interplay of views", presenting and assessing the above mentioned teaching resources, and compiling the presentations made at a final Conference in 2001 by distinguished historians and writers from across Europe about their views on the past century
a Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers on history teaching in twenty-first-century Europe (Recommendation (2001) 15)