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Study Visit to Krakow


Holocaust Educational Trust of Ireland

14-17 April 2009

A five-day programme for teachers that includes a three-day study visit to Krakow. This programme is supported by two separate seminar days (4 April 2009 and 25 April 2009). One in preparation for the study visit and one for reflection afterwards. The seminars will introduce teachers to the complex and challenging subject of the Holocaust and help them develop teaching programmes suitable for their pupils.

Visit in Krakow includes:
The Jewish quarter; Talk by Polish Catholic survivor; Galicia Jewish Museum overview of Jewish life in Poland before and after World War 2; The Jewish Ghetto area; Plasow Concentration camp;Talk by Polish Righteous; Auschwitz-Birkenau.

COST: €595 inclusive of flights, hotel B&B, study visits and seminars. Booking deposit of €100 is required.
Three-day Summer Course for Teachers
17, 18 and 19 August 2009

This course is an intensive three day programme for teachers that addresses the complex subject of the Holocaust and how to teach it in the classroom. Lectures, interactive seminars, workshops, material and resources presented by expert international Holocaust educators.

Topics include: Historical context of the Holocaust, pedagogic challenges, cross curriculum perspectives, inter-disciplinary approaches, best practice. The course also considers the roles of perpetrators, victims, bystanders, rescuers, and resisters and where Holocaust Studies have relevance for our students today.

For further information and an application form, please contact:

Holocaust Educational Trust of Ireland
Clifton House
Lower Fitzwilliam Street
Dublin 2
Telephone: + 353 1 6690593 Email: [email protected]

This course is DES approved for EPV days for primary school


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