Teaching Links

Challenging the stereotype

This teaching resource uses a selection of images to provide an opportunity for discussion around the stereotypical perception of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people, which is often very negative

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Early Years Outreach Practice | Save the Children UK

Supporting early years practitioners working with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller families; with transferable ideas for other outreach early years workers.

Visit now: https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/resources/online-library/early-years-outreach-practice

FFT Teaching resource

We have created this page to support teachers and other staff in educational settings bring Gypsy, Roma and Traveller histories and cultures into the classroom.

Visit now: https://www.gypsy-traveller.org/teaching-resources/

Gypsies and the Holocaust

This teaching resource provides information about the persecution of Roma and Sinti people during the twentieth century in Europe, particularly during the Second World War.

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Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities – further information

This document provides schools with a brief background to the history and culture of Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller communities.

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Jack V.C. poem

This is a teaching resource which could be used within English or history lessons. It is a poem which describes the experiences of a Gypsy soldier during the First World War.

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Mosaic – Victims of Nazi Persecution | NUT : National Union of Teachers

A set of resources for teaching about the holocaust including Gypsies and Rom

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Roma Communities

This document describes aspects of the culture of Polish, Romanian, Czech and Slovak Roma communities. It is not intended to capture the richness and diversity of these communities but more to describe some common elements of their culture.

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Show Racism the Red Card

Education pack aimed at tackling racism towards Gypsy, Roma and Travellers

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Working Towards Inclusive Practice: Play and Learning activities | Save the Children UK

A practical toolkit for all those invlovled in early years settings in the UK, whether or not they are currently working with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children.

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