The Holocaust poses unique challenges in the classroom. Effective resources facilitate dynamic teaching and help to support purposeful learning.
Tools for teaching & learning
Our resources and lesson plans are based on empirical research into the needs of teachers and students and informed by the latest in Holocaust pedagogy.
Within this section you can find out further information on our acclaimed classroom materials, resources and lesson plans. Some of these are open-access, others are linked to particular CPD programmes. You can explore these below.
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- Pre-war life
British Responses to the Holocaust
Our research shows that students lack an understanding of British responses to the Holocaust. This lesson uses archival sources to help them construct an evidence-based account. This lesson responds to the...
German Jews and the Holocaust
We consider the challenges faced by German-Jewish families on the eve of the Second World War and reflect on Holocaust memory
Through the interrogation of an authentic artefact, students first encounter Leon Greenman, an Englishman deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau with his wife and child.
Jewish life in Europe
Challenging and engaging ideas for exploring the vibrancy and diversity of European Jewish communities on the eve of the Holocaust.
Life in Plauen
Students engage with the case study of Plauen, illuminating the history of a city and its people.
What happened to Helene Seligmann and her family?
Using family photographs and documents, students piece together what happened to Helene Seligmann and her family.