Intergration in schools
In 2009 the Western Cape Education Department chose Facing the Past as their core project to implement their Anti-Racism in Schools and School Integration interventions. This will see Facing the Past reaching a further 220 teachers from 94 schools in the Western Cape.
By examining case studies from Nazi Germany and Apartheid South Africa , students are exposed to questions of identity ,diversity versus exclusion ,apathy versus activism and are empowered to contribute towards building a more compassionate South Africa . As its content may be adapted for the specific teaching material, the approach is relevant for History , English, and Life Orientation classes.