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History: Education

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 11 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the teaching of history includes the history of other countries, including their perception of the UK. (253725)

The history curriculum at key stages 2 and 3 provide plenty of scope for students to learn about the history of other countries. At key stage 3 in particular students will investigate Britain’s relationships with the wider world and identify and analyse different interpretations of the past. This learning is complimented by elements of the citizenship curriculum.