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Towards a Pluralist and Tolerant Approach to Teaching History. A Range of Sources and New Didactics. (Symposium Report: Brussels, 10-12 December 1998)

Henry Frendo   •   Council of Europe   •   1999

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The publication discusses the symposium titled "Towards a pluralist and tolerant approach to teaching history: a range of sources and new didactics," jointly organized by the Council of Europe's Council for Cultural Co-operation (CDCC) and the French Community of Belgium. The symposium was part of the CDCC project, "Learning and teaching about the history of Europe in the 20th century," which emphasizes understanding history from diverse perspectives and promoting critical thinking skills among young learners. It explored various sources for teaching 20th-century history, such as archives, museums, oral history, and cinema, with a focus on how to effectively utilize them while addressing potential challenges. The publication includes contributions from experts, case studies by history teachers, and relevant recommendations from the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly.


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