So prevalent is 'the Holocaust' in our culture and society that it is easy to presume everyone 'knows' about it. However, many representations of the Holocaust actually perpetuate misconceptions and misunderstandings. Sound subject knowledge is therefore a prerequisite for effective teaching and learning.
Broaden, deepen & develop your knowledge of this complex history
Explore a range of resources designed to expand and extend your historical knowledge and understanding.
A history of the Roma genocide
Dr. Gerhard Baumgartner, Director of the Documentation Centre of the Austrian Resistance, offers an accessible illustrated history of the Roma genocide.
Making connections in Holocaust education
Watch the Symposium with Professor Yehuda Bauer, held at the IOE in January 2010.
Myths and misconceptions
What are the common myths and misconceptions about the Holocaust? Here you can watch a series of short films presented by Stephen Feinberg, from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.