Hidden Histories toolkits for Schools

Hidden Histories Guide FINAL ENG.2Through 2016-18, Wales for Peace will be Women_War_Peace_Montagesupporting volunteersschools and community groups across Wales to explore their hidden histories, and to start sharing their stories publicly to bring together Wales’ ‘peace heritage’ story.This ‘Hidden Histories’ area has been put together to guide you through the process of exploring and producing your own projects, with links to useful online references and resources to make it as easy as possible – and to develop fun and transferable skills along the way!

1. Planning (deciding on a product, topic and perspective – and planning your project)

2. Research (using Online and Offline sources)

3. Record (Interviewing people, Digitising documents / images or recording Oral Histories)

4. Writing / Editing (for Blogs, feature article for community / local media, study essays or dissertations)

5. Present (Digital Storytelling / short filmspresentation packages and animation)

6. Share (Online publication and promotion through Peace Map and Social Media)


Hidden Histories Guide for Schools & Community Groups

Hidden history toolkit screengrab


This short and simplified toolkit is for teachers and community facilitators to download and use with schools groups or individuals undertaking self-led hidden histories projects.

Download (English)