News and Events

The Crocus Project 2018/19 Launch

Today HETI launched The Crocus Project 2018/19 at Scoil Chiaráin in Glasnevin. Every autumn, young people across Europe plant yellow crocuses in memory of the 1.5 million Jewish children murdered by the Nazi regime over 70 years ago. We also do this in memory of the thousands of other children persecuted murdered by the Nazis […]

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In Memorium – Albert Sutton

It is with much sadness that we learned of the death of Albert Sutton, who passed away 08 October, aged 96 years. Albert served in the British army in World War ll and his unit participated in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945. Recounting his memories at Holocaust Memorial Day two years ago, […]

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The Mary Elmes Prize in Holocaust Studies

  Holocaust Education Trust Ireland in association with the History Teachers Association of Ireland The Mary Elmes Prize in Holocaust Studies for Transition Year students, launching September 2019 The prize will bear the name of Mary Elmes, an Irish woman who saved hundreds of children during the Holocaust. In 2013, Mary was awarded Righteous Among […]

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Learning from the Holocaust, study visit to Kraków 29 October – 02 November 2018

This programme includes a 5-day study visit to Kraków and Auschwitz-Birkenau. It is supported by two separate seminar days: one in preparation for the study visit (Saturday 20th October) and one on reflection afterwards (Saturday 17th November). These seminars will take place on Saturday mornings. The study visit costs €595 pp- inclusive of flights, hotel, […]

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Certificate in Holocaust Education 2018 – 2019

Certificate in Holocaust Education 2018 – 2019 Continuous Professional Development for teachers, educators, clergy and community workers. A programme comprising 4 modules with a Special Purpose award at NFQ level 7 carrying 20 ECTS. These modules can also be taken independently of the Certificate in Holocaust Education 2018 – 2019. A Certificate in Holocaust Education providing in-depth […]

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The Holocaust Narrative Presentation

 The Holocaust narrative is an interactive presentation for senior cycle school students.   This presentation gives an overview of the history of the Holocaust as it developed between 1933 and 1945 and considers the changing contexts before, during and after WWII. The presentation is cross-curricular, allowing participants from various disciplines to benefit. Teachers of Transition Year, […]

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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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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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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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