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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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Berlin Study Visit | 14 – 17 April 2020

  Date: 14 – 17 April 2020 Fee: €595 (inclusive of flights, hotels, transfer and tours) How to apply: For an application form please see bottom of page       Study Visit to Berlin, Germany, the country where National Socialism originated and became the seat of Nazi power, 1933-1945. The programme includes a walking tour of […]

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Stories that Move | 07 March 2020

  Holocaust Education Trust Ireland in association with Anne Frank House Amsterdam and Milan Šimečka Foundation, Bratislava presents a training day for a new online teaching resource to challenge racism and discrimination: Stories That Move Date: Saturday 07 March 2020 Venue: Dublin West Education Centre, Old Blessington Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24 Time: 09.00-16.00 Fee: €50 (includes […]

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81 years ago: The November Pogrom

The November Pogrom, 09 November 1938, Germany and Austria On 16 October 1938, the German government expelled 12,000 Polish Jews living in Germany; the Polish government accepted 4,000 and refused admittance to the remaining 8,000, who were forced to live in the no-man’s land on the German-Polish frontier. Among them were the Grynszpan family whose […]

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Synagogue shooting, Halle Germany

Statement from Holocaust Education Trust Ireland “Holocaust Education Trust Ireland are shocked and saddened by the horrific attack on a Synagogue in Halle, Germany, on the holy day of Yom Kippur. Our thoughts are with the two murdered and their families. We wish the injured a speedy and complete recovery. It appears that the attack […]

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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 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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Public Lecture – Tomi Reichental

On Monday 12 August, Holocaust Education Trust Ireland in conjunction with The Herzog Centre at Trinity College Dublin will hold a public lecture with Tomi Reichental (Holocaust survivor Bergen-Belsen). Tomi will speak about his experiences as a child in Czechoslovakia before the war and during the Holocaust. This event will take place in the Neill […]

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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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