Monthly Archives: January 2014

Holocaust Memorial Day, 27 January 2014

Holocaust Memorial Day is a day to remember the millions of people killed both in the Holocaust – 27 January marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp – and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and … Continue reading

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‘Life at School: Then & Now’ Archive Workshops

This post was initially featured on our Archive Education blog, found here. When we initially started education outreach within the archives, we expected to work primarily with Key Stage 2 to 4 pupils. However, we’ve had a fair bit of … Continue reading

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League of Exchange for Commonwealth Teachers (LECT) archive now at the IOE

Elizabeth Middleton Ord Marshall believed that people from across the Empire would benefit from direct interaction between themselves – and the best place to start was between children. So, in 1901, she established the League of the Empire (renamed the … Continue reading

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