Seven-part podcast series covering the history of apartheid in South Africa and the global anti-apartheid movement. Commissioned by the AAM Legacy Centre of Memory and Learning project, the series accompanies Edexcel's A-Level History specification, and is designed to be accessible to a wide audience. The podcasts reach back to the history of pre-settler colonialism and forward to an examination of the legacy of apartheid today. You can listen to them by clicking here
An education resource from the London Recruits tells the story of some of the young people who went to South Africa undercover to support the anti-apartheid freedom struggle. It also presents an illustrated history of the above-ground Anti-Apartheid Movement with activities and thought-provoking questions for school students. The pack is also available as a book, published by Manifesto Press. It was sponsored by the National Education Union. You can access the pack here.
Black History Month
Congratulations to the students who won prizes and commendations in the ‘Make a Memorial to Oliver Tambo’ schools competition held to celebrate the centenary of Tambo’s birth in October 2017. The competition was organised by Park View School in Haringey, north London, in partnership with the Anti-Apartheid Movement Archive, Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) and Brand South Africa.
Four-part podcast series on the history of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement by the Scottish Centre for Global History at the University of Dundee. SCGH editor Paul Feeney talks about how the AAM grew from small beginnings in the 1960s into one of the biggest social movements of the 20th century with historians Matt Graham and Chris Fevre. The podcasts also discuss the relevance of anti-apartheid campaigning to contemporary movements for social change. You can listen to the podcasts here.
Education resource supporting second and third level learners to explore Scotland’s connection with Nelson Mandela and feel empowered to take action on issues of importance to them today. Produced by the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation in collaboration with WOSDEC (West of Scotland Development Education Centre). You can access the pack here.
Education pack for KS3–5 students and teachers produced by the Anti-Apartheid Legacy: Centre of Memory and Learning and University of East Anglia. The pack focuses on six women, whose stories illustrate the role women from different backgrounds played in South Africa's struggle to end apartheid. You can access the resource here.