Preparing for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Free workshop from the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) with Facing History and Ourselves, for history, RE, citizenship, English, and drama teachers of Key Stage 3 & 4 and 5

Date and time: 19 November 2014, 5pm – 7.30pm (workshop begins at 5.30 pm)

Place: London

Free refreshments will be provided from 5pm.

This two-part workshop will provide you with the opportunity to learn more about how the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) and Facing History and Ourselves can help you to prepare for next year’s HMD.

Why attend?

  • You will be inspired by stories from the past and present, and participate in interactive sessions to help you build your Holocaust Memorial Day programme for 2015.
  • You will delve into the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust’s 2015’s theme Keep the memory alive, receiving expert guidance and exploring exciting resources to help you plan an effective and meaningful HMD event in the classroom around the idea of memory.
  • Facing History and Ourselves will offer interdisciplinary content, resources and pedagogy to explore how learning about the Holocaust can help us prevent racism, antisemitism and other kinds of prejudice.
  • You will receive engaging content materials together with practical and exciting strategies to help you ensure your teaching of the Holocaust is truly meaningful for students.

Sign up now

Email enquiries@hmd.org.uk or call 020 7785 7029.

If you have any questions or are unable to attend but would like to hear more about Facing History’s programmes, please contact Senior Programme Coordinator Michael McIntyre at Michael_McIntyre@facing.org or go to www.facinghistory.org.

The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, a charity founded in 2005, promotes and supports HMD events across the UK. Facing History and Ourselves is an international professional development organisation founded in 1976, offering professional development in key moments of 20th century history such as The Holocaust, The US Civil Rights Movement and issues around Immigration to helping students reflect on moral decision making and the need to create a more humane citizenry.

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