OHTE General reports are longitudinal studies that examine how history is taught from a myriad of angles, using a methodology developped by the Observatory’s Scientific Advisory Council (SAC).

The first OHTE General Report on the state of history teaching in Europe was drafted by an expert group made up of academics and history teachers in close co-operation and co-ordination with the SAC and was released in December 2023. While the first report provides a static image of the present state of history teaching in the OHTE member states, as further general reports are produced, these will render this picture more dynamic, allowing for a longitudinal overview of history education that can reveal changes and developments over time.