Attack was ill-informed

4th March 2005 at 00:00
I would have been more impressed listening to David Starkey "blast" history teaching at the history in education conference if I felt he had actually been in a classroom in recent years.

To say, as he did, that children cannot learn about the past from documents is nonsense; they can and they do. If he would care to get in touch with me, I'll show him how it's done.

James Turtle

Education outreach manager

Gloucestershire Record Office

Alvin Street


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