Using oral history to enhance a local history partnership

Teaching History article

By Emily Toettcher and Eliza West, published 19th April 2021

Exploring the ‘remembered’

Eliza West and Emily Toettcher explain how a partnership between school and museum has evolved into a four-year enquiry into local history. The article focuses on the successful introduction of an oral history element in the GCSE syllabus and how the investigation into ‘remembered’ history helps students to appreciate the complexities of truth and perspective. While West writes on the purpose and potential of oral history, Toettcher explains how to implement oral history into the classroom and where it fits into the bigger curriculum picture...

This resource is FREE for Secondary HA Members.

Non HA Members can get instant access for £2.49

Add to Basket Join the HA