At a glance headlines: November 13, 2014

Resources to mark the First World War centenary as well as the 70th anniversary of the ending of the Holocaust are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for November 13, 2014.

Seventy years after Anne Frank’s final diary entry, a website entitled Generation Diary has been launched aimed at building the biggest collective digital diary in the world. Run by the Anne Frank Trust, the online diary is being written by UK teenagers aged from 13 to 15 – the ages during which Anne Frank wrote her own famous diary. Students are being invited to submit their own diary entries as part of the year-long project, with a range of spot prizes on offer. Visit:

To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust, a free downloadable teaching pack has been launched. Exploring the Holocaust has been created by the Holocaust Educational Trust after consultation with hundreds of teachers. It is aimed at key stage 3 (S2 in Scotland) and offers 15 lessons examining, among other things, the historical events, their ethical implications, and the Holocaust’s contemporary relevance. Visit:

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