The Holocaust Educational Trust, the UK's leading provider of Holocaust educational CPD, is pleased to invite applications for the second annual Exploring the Holocaust residential study programme, 12-16 February 2016 in Leicester.
The Exploring the Holocaust residential programme is designed to advance knowledge and inform classroom practice.
The 2016 course features lectures and workshops exploring three core themes: The context of the Holocaust; Wartime persecution and murder; and Reactions to the Holocaust.
Teachers will be introduced to cross-curricular teaching pack Exploring the Holocaust and the latest pedagogical guidance for teaching the Holocaust.
Educational sessions will be delivered by experts from the Holocaust Educational Trust and prominent academics engaging with the latest scholarship on the Holocaust, including:
- Dr Sam Johnson (Manchester Metropolitan University) -Antisemitic visual culture in late 19th and early 20th century Europe
- Dr Gilly Carr (University of Cambridge) - German occupation of the Channel Islands
- Dr Lisa Peschel (University of York) - Theatre in the Terezín ghetto
- Rachel Donnelly (Imperial War Museum, London) - Enhancing learning in the museum
- Dr Michael Gray (Harrow School) - Teaching the Holocaust and other genocides
Who Should Apply?
The programme has been designed for teachers from across the UK who wish to explore the Holocaust through a variety of subjects including History, Citizenship / PSHE, Religious Education / Philosophy and English. Discussions will also explore the benefits and challenges of cross-curricular collaboration. Whether you are new to teaching the Holocaust or would like to develop your skills and confidence, this course will equip you with the tools you need.
Participants do not need to have in-depth historical knowledge about events of the Holocaust. We particularly welcome applications from teachers who are committed to the development of cross-curricular educational opportunities within their schools, and welcome participation from more than one teacher from each school.
The programme will start on the evening of Friday 12 February and will conclude by 5.00pm on Tuesday 16 February 2016. Please only apply if you are able to attend the course in its entirety.
How to Apply
If you would like to apply for the course, please click here to download an application form.
Completed applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is 5.00pm on Friday 30 October 2015.
For any enquiries relating to the course please contact Jenny Carson at the Holocaust Educational Trust at email@example.com or 020 7222 6822.
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