Minority report

30th November 2007 at 00:00
Teaching primary pupils about the Holocaust can have a long-lasting and positive impact on how they view minority groups, according to Strathclyde University research.

It found that P7 pupils taught in 2003 about the genocide of six million Jews by the Nazis still had more positive views about disadvantaged groups than before the work took place.

But the pupils, now in S4, appeared to have more negative views about English people and Muslims.

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