History is not simply H5itler
Teachers who believe the measures are inward-looking and Blimpish should not worry. The slave trade and the rise and fall of empire are just two topics rich in promise for teachers who wish to explore Britain's role in the development of nations and multi-cultural societies. Our island story is ripe for reappraisal, "warts and everything", as Oliver Cromwell once said. It is time for history teachers to lead the way.