What We Offer

BP Education Aims

  • Develop students’ critical thinking skills and knowledge of 20th and 21st century Palestine and Israel including Britain’s historic and continuing responsibility.
  • Encourage and support the formal teaching of the history of Palestine and Israel in schools.

Find the Balfour Project Mission statement here.

Our workshops

  • ‘Colonial Practices and Resistance in Mandatory Palestine 1922-1948’

Through unique access to a curated archive, this 90-minute source analysis masterclass empowers students to interrogate historical narratives and representations, fosters open conversation, and prepares them for exams and future humanities studies. Can be tailored to KS3-5.

Designed and facilitated by Eibhlin Priestley, Education Officer and PhD Candidate at the University of Cambridge.

  • ‘From the Balfour Declaration to Gaza’

Designed for both assembly and classroom delivery (KS3-5) this 40-minute whistlestop history (+ 20 minutes for Q&A) focusses on Britain’s role in Palestine, the Nakba (1947-1978) occupation and resistance, and the contemporary history of Gaza.

Designed and delivered by Mike Scott-Baumann, Historian, Teacher and Author of Palestinians and Israelis: A Short History of Conflict (2023).

Important information

  • Our speakers hold enhanced DBS checks.
  • As we offer both our workshops free of charge, we ask that schools cover travel expenses for London-based speakers.
  • Our speakers require access to a laptop and projector to deliver PowerPoint presentations.

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