Schools failing to teach on Holocaust
Justine Ferrari, Education writer: The Australian | July 10, 2008
AN obsession with Australian history in curriculums has left students able to leave school without knowing that the Holocaust occurred.
In a speech to high school principals, NSW education department head Michael Coutts-Trotter regretted the omission of the Holocaust from the state’s mandatory history course.
“I discovered for the first time about a month ago that you can get through compulsory schooling in NSW and never know that the Holocaust, the destruction of Jews in Europe, actually happened,” he said. “You will know …