Corey Soper

Lecturer (Teaching)

Corey Soper joined the teaching team at the Centre in September 2019, building on a background in the teaching profession. Previously, Corey was Head of History at Jewellery Quarter Academy in Birmingham and spent four years as a classroom teacher in a variety of challenging contexts in the West Midlands. He joined the Centre after completing the Beacon School programme.

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Activities and interests

In his work at the Centre, Corey has authored resources such as The Struggle to Survive: Resilience and Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto alongside resources that formed part of the Belsen 75 information pack. As part of the Belsen 75 program, Corey represented the Centre by leading on a number of trips to Bergen-Belsen in partnership with The Holocaust Educational Trust.

Additionally, Corey is interested in the opportunities presented by online education, producing the Centre’s first MOOC, Teaching the Holocaust: Innovative solutions to the challenges we face and our UCL Extend course, Authentic encounters: A starting point for teachers.



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Publications and resources