Watch the "Choose College" video created through a partnership with Facing History and Ourselves and the Better Make Room Foundation.
Facing History UK offers CPD/professional development training to History, English, Religious Studies, Citizenship and PSHE teachers and free teaching resources for boosting students' academic performance, critical thinking and classroom engagement.
The theme of the 2019 Teach for All Global Conference is at the heart of the work we do at Facing History and Ourselves. We are an educational and professional development organization that uses lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate.
NEW YORK CITY – At the heart of many Facing History and Ourselves lessons is one thing: an individual story.
Following the end of apartheid, South Africa’s National Department of Education introduced new curriculum to create well-educated, active citizens. Facing History and Ourselves was brought in to help support educators implement this new curriculum.
Overton High School is a public high school located in Memphis, Tennessee. The high school serves over 1,300 students, including those enrolled in Overton High School’s Optional Program for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA). Overton joined the Innovative Schools Network in 2012, and Facing History has since expanded from its role in individual classrooms to one that affects the entire school community.
These 2-minute film excerpts from Reporter introduce important themes in the film and highlight provocative moments. After watching them, think about the images, words, and phrases that stand out to you. What do you think the filmmakers were trying to achieve?