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The Crocus Project 2019/20

Teachers! Would you like to take part in the Crocus Project 2019/20? We are now accepting late applications. 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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Learning from the Holocaust, study visit to Kraków 27 – 31 October 2019

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 (12 October) and one on reflection afterwards (09 November). These seminars will take place on Saturday mornings. The study visit costs €595 pp- inclusive of flights, hotel, seminars, lunches […]

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Certificate in Holocaust Education 2019 – 2020

Certificate in Holocaust Education 2019 – 2020 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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Teaching the Holocaust 12 – 14 August 2019

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 school […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration 27 January 2019

The Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration cherishes the memory of all who perished in the Holocaust.  It recalls six million Jewish men, women and children and millions of others who were persecuted and murdered by the Nazis because of their ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliations or their religious beliefs.  The ceremony includes readings, survivors’ recollections, […]

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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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Distortion of the Holocaust and the rise of Nazi Rhetoric

We are horrified as Nazi symbols and Nazi rhetoric appear on our television screens, newspapers and social media.  Just over 70 years since the end of World War II when the horrors of the Holocaust were revealed.   The Holocaust did not start with gas chambers and crematoria, it began with taunts and bullying, it […]

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Resource Available

We have a surplus of Holocaust Memorial Day commemorative booklets. These outline the development of the Holocaust, historical information and also include personal stories. These are excellent resources for all senior students to work with in class and we would be happy to send them to teachers on request. For further information, please contact the HETI office […]

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Seminar at Yad Vashem International School | 24 June – 03 July 2017

  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 personal testimonies. Fee: On application […]

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End the Misuse of Holocaust History | Deborah Lipstadt

“It is more than accuracy that is under assault. It is the ability to identify contemporary culprits, and see clearly the damage that they are doing.” For the Atlantic by Deborah Lipstadt  “With apologies to Mel Brooks, it’s springtime for Hitler and Nazi Germany. Comparisons to the Third Reich are blooming. History is being instrumentalized […]

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