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Teaching materials

IHRA Recommendations

IHRA Recommendations on Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

Terraforming initiated and produced the Serbian translation of the IHRA’s Recommendations, in cooperation with the IHRA delegation of the Republic of Serbia .

Teaching Material to Address Antisemitism

Developed by Serbian experts as a part of OSCE/ODIHR and Anne Frank House project, this teaching material for use in Serbia is available in English, too.

Teaching material Ester.rs

Ester.rs – educational concept and a collection of graphic novels

Teaching material developed in a form of a collection of graphic novels about life in the pre-war Serbia and the young Holocaust victims of the concentration camp at Sajmište.

Manual: Graphic novel, literature and archival material in teaching about the Holocaust

Graphic novel, literature and archival materials in education

A publication about graphic novel, literature and archival material in education about the Holocaust, available for download (PDF in Serbian).

Tajsa.eu – The Genocide of the Roma and the Roma Identity

Tajsa.eu is a web-based collection of video/audio podcasts and educational resources, about the causes and the consequences of the Genocide of the Roma in WWII, the Roma identity building and the self-empowerment of the Roma communities around Europe.

Aušvic Birkenau Komemoracija

Young Roma commemorate at the Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau (Photo: Terraforming)

Seminari

Towards a society without prejudice – the challenges of dealing with antisemitism then and now

accredited professional training program (ZUOV catalog number: 281) 1 day, 8 points;

The seminar on antisemitism in the past and contemporary society is primarily intended for teachers, but also for other professionals who work in the fields of memory culture and education (archivists, librarians, museum workers, journalists and others). After attending the seminar, participants will be able to identify antisemitism in the phenomena of the modern world. They will be able to single out different forms of hate speech in historical and contemporary sources and state their negative social consequences, and using appropriate teaching methods, deconstruct stereotypes based on antisemitism.

Learning about the Holocaust as recommended by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

accredited professional training program (ZUOV catalog number: 281) 1 day, 8 points;

The seminar on education about the Holocaust is primarily intended for teachers, but also for other professionals who work in the fields of memory culture and education (archivists, librarians, museum workers, journalists, and others). After attending the seminar, participants will be able to define the term Holocaust in accordance with the recommendations of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, understand its causes and consequences, recognize different forms of discrimination and threats to human rights in the phenomena of the modern world, identify historical sources and contemporary documents that will be able to use in the context of learning about the Holocaust.

Learning about antisemitism and the Holocaust as recommended by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

accredited professional training program (ZUOV catalog number: 293) 4 weeks, online, 32 points;

Participants will be able to define the terms Holocaust and antisemitism in accordance with the recommendations of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance; explain the causes and consequences of the appearance of antisemitism throughout history; classify the various causes and consequences of the Holocaust; use teaching materials about the Holocaust and antisemitism to achieve outcomes and develop students’ competencies, highlight different forms of hate speech and antisemitism in historical and contemporary sources and state its negative social consequences, and using appropriate teaching methods, deconstruct stereotypes based on antisemitism, identify and promote historical materials and contemporary documents relevant to the understanding of these phenomena.

Seminar for teachers: Teaching about the Holocaust and Human Rights

4 days (accommodation provided);

In cooperation with the TOLI Institute Teraforming organizes an annual seminar on education about the Holocaust and human rights for teachers from the Republic of Serbia under the title “Learning from the Past – Acting for the Future”. The lecturers are eminent experts from Serbia, as well as international experts (so far they have been guest lecturers from Germany, Great Britain, Austria, Romania and Italy). The seminar lasts four days and is organized at the end of August every year in a different city. Accommodation for participants is provided.

Safeguarding the future of our past through education

Terraforming develops original and innovative pedagogical tools and methodologies for students as well as training programs for multipliers in the fields of teaching and learning about the Holocaust, countering antisemitism, antigypsyism and other forms of xenophobia, media literacy and other challenging topics.

In addition, Terraforming produces original exhibitions, and translates, adapts, maintains and distributes in Serbia and the region other educational products such as Yad Vashem’s ready2print exhibitions and the Anne Frank House materials.

Finally, Terraforming actively participate in international forums, expert groups and professional networks, sharing of experiences and best practices, and contributes to developing new standards, recommendations and guidelines for practitioners and policy makers.

With over 10 years of experience, and a proven track record in developing innovative and award winning programmes, Terraforming is one of the regional leaders in this field.

Misko Stanisic presents in Lausanne

Miško Stanišić presenting Ester.rs during the International Study Days “Teaching about and Learning from the Holocaust” at the University of Teacher Education in Laussane, Switzerland.

Nevena Bajalica speaking at the workshop in Cracow

Nevena Bajalica at the workshop session in Cracow, Poland, in the frames of the 2 August  -Roma Genocide Remembrance Day program for European Roma youth arranged by TernYpe.

*Photos on the top of the page are made by the Swedish art group GLIMPSE in Serbia in 2010 during the Terraforming project “Fortune Teller’s Future”