The Holocaust is a controversial and difficult teaching topic that needs to be approached sensitively and with an awareness of the complex and emotive issues involved. This book offers pragmatic pedagogical and classroom-based guidance for teachers and trainee teachers on how to intelligently teach holocaust education in a meaningful and age-appropriate way. Key coverage includes: • Practical approaches and useful resources for teaching in schools • Holocaust education and citizenship • Holocaust remembrance as an educational opportunity • How to explore the topic of anti-semitism in the classroom • Exploring international perspectives on holocaust education
- To provide a general background to, and current contexts of, Holocaust Education, remembrance and research
- To demonstrate the complexity in defining the Holocaust
- To discuss the different meanings of antisemitism
- To provide authors’ definitions of the Holocaust and antisemitism
- To provide an outline of the following chapters
It is now more than fifteen years since 46 government representatives, including 23 heads of state and prime ministers, attended the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust (2000), and discussed the importance of Holocaust Education, remembrance and research in the twenty-first century. Their discussions led to the Stockholm Declaration, which recognised the unprecedented nature and magnitude of the Holocaust, and that this should never be forgotten. Committed to this Declaration, the intergovernmental organisation, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), formerly ...