Monthly Archives: May 2012

An inspiring Olympian

Today, former Olympic and Commonwealth Games weightlifter Ben Helfgott will meet the England football team. This is not merely a meeting of sportsmen, but a once in a lifetime experience – for the England team at least. Because Ben isn’t … Continue reading

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Janusz Korczak: the teacher’s teacher

Janusz Korczak is a hero of mine. Although I knew something of his Holocaust story from the Imperial War Museum’s Reflections teaching pack, it wasn’t until a visit to Warsaw in 2007 that I came to understand the breadth and … Continue reading

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The Auschwitz Album

Even for those who have little knowledge of the Holocaust, Auschwitz is a name that is instantly recognisable. Many of the most iconic images of the Holocaust are directly associated with Auschwitz: the blue and white camp uniforms, the sign … Continue reading

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Student Art Exhibition and Holocaust Survivor Talk

Ashton to Auschwitz Caroline Slifkin, a freelance Holocaust Educator, educator for HET and artist has organised a student art exhibition and survivor talk at Ashton Sixth Form College, Tameside on Wednesday 30th may at 6.30pm. Caroline has worked with many … Continue reading

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Unique talk at UCL

From Experience, to Memoir, to History: Henny Brenner in Nazi Dresden Monday 21 May 2012, 6.45 pm Gustave Tuck Theatre, Wilkins Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1 Teachers and students are invited to what will be a very … Continue reading

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Mein Kampf – the litmus test

Today the BBC website has an interesting article that has given me pause for thought. With its copyright on Hitler’s published writings due to expire in 2015, the state of Bavaria has decided to publish a new edition of the … Continue reading

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Welcome to this blog

Welcome to Holocaust Education Resources, a new blog in which I hope to give teachers inspiration, ideas and resources to help them develop the way in which they teach the Holocaust to make it a more involving, inclusive and enriching … Continue reading

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