Tag Archives: HMDT

Remembering Rwanda @werememberwanda

According to an HMDT report, over 80% of school children have never heard about the Rwanda genocide. Andrew Lawrence, a Fellow of the Imperial War Museum’s Holocaust Education has worked with his students at St John’s School, Leatherhead in an … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day #HMD2013

Today is 27th January 2013 – Holocaust Memorial Day in many countries. In the UK we explore the Holocaust and subsequent genocides and the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust issues an annual theme that helps teachers and community leaders to continue … Continue reading

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Holocaust education in the ESL classroom

Having spent over a year teaching English to adults, I was keen to try to incorporate Holocaust Education into my ESL teaching in the lead-up to Holocaust Memorial Day 2012. I strongly believed that it was important to address this … Continue reading

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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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