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Public Lecture | “Where are you?” Looking for Loved Ones after the Holocaust

Dr Deborah Dwork Tuesday 14 August 13:00 Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Debórah Dwork is the Rose Professor of Holocaust History and Founding Director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University. She is counted as a leading authority on university education in this field, as well […]

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Teaching the Holocaust 13 – 15 August 2018 Continuous Professional Development for teachers

Continuous Professional Development   The Holocaust can be a daunting subject to tackle in the classroom. Our intensive three day Teaching the Holocaust programme aims to address this complex subject and illustrates how to teach it in Irish classrooms. Lectures, workshops, lesson plans, resources and methodologies are shared by international Holocaust educators and scholars. Event: Three-day summer […]

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Recommendation: Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education, Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles

Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education  Paula Cowan, Henry Maitles The Holocaust is a controversial and difficult teaching topic that needs to be approached sensitively and with an awareness of the complex and emotive issues involved. This book offers pragmatic pedagogical and classroom-based guidance for teachers and trainee teachers on how to intelligently teach Holocaust education in […]

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Exhibition, Janusz Korczak: Champion of the Child

Janusz Korczak: Champion of the Child Cork City Library 01 – 31 August 2018   To mark the 25th Anniversary of Ireland’s ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, The Museum of Childhood Project, The Irish Jewish Museum and Holocaust Education Trust Ireland present Janusz Korczak: Champion of the Child.   […]

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The Crocus Project 2018/19

Teachers! Would you like to take part in the Crocus Project 2018/19? This wonderful european wide project is free. If you would like your students to participate, please download the application form here. For more info please click here.    

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Monika Sears | A Holocaust Testimony

Monika Sears | A Holocaust Testimony The Trinity Long Room Hub in association with the Herzog Centre Trinity and Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) is pleased to present  A Holocaust Testimony – A Childhood Under Nazi Occupation Monday 25th June 6.30pm at the Trinity Long Room Hub   Monika Sears, a Holocaust survivor will recount her early life […]

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Seminar at Yad Vashem International School July 2019

SEMINAR AT YAD VASHEM INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL An eight day programme for teachers at Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies. This course is specifically tailored for Irish teachers, providing an in depth exposure to the many facets of the Holocaust. Working at the exceptional Holocaust Museum and Archives Centre, participants can avail of resources, expertise and […]

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Stories that Move- Teacher Training Day Saturday 21 April 2018

Event: Stories that Move, Teacher Training Day  Location: Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone Road, Barry More, Athlone, Co. Roscommon  Time: Saturday 21 April 2018, 09:00 to 16.30  Requirements: Teachers must bring their own laptop/tablet  Fee: €55.00 (includes lunch and all tea/coffee breaks) HETI is pleased to announce a Teacher training day for a new online resource, Stories that Move, developed in part by the […]

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Berlin Study Visit | 03 – 06 April 2018

This programme consists of a study visit to the city of Berlin in Germany, the country where National Socialism originated. Berlin was the seat of Nazi power through the years of the Third Reich, 1933-1945. The study visit to Berlin would have particular appeal to teachers as well as being attractive to anyone with an interest in […]

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In Memorium – Doris Segal

It was with much sadness that we learnt of the death of Doris Segal, who passed away in January 2018.  Doris was born Dorothea (Dorli) Klepperova in June 1932 in Czechoslovakia, the only child of her parents, Siegfried and Gretel. Concerned by Nazi antisemitism and the annexation of the Sudetenland (the German speaking part of […]

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