Education and Training
| Reference Number : NL-2013-323-001|
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Teaching History for a Common Culture of Remembrance?
|TYPE OF TRAINING ACTIVITY
TRAINING AIMED AT PARTICIPANTS RECEIVING :
A GRUNDTVIG GRANT (ADULT EDUCATION)
TYPE AND ORIGIN OF THE TRAINING:
(training resulting from an llp or previous socrates project (comenius, lingua, grundtvig, minerva))
LLP OR SOCRATES PROJECT NO. : 514766-LLP-1-2011-1-NL-ASSOC-FP
|THEMATIC FIELD OF THE TRAINING
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|NAME OF THE ORGANISATION: ||EUROCLIO - The European Association of History Educators|
|STREET AND NUMBER: ||Laan van Meerdervoort 70|
|POSTCODE:||2517 AN - |
|TOWN / CITY: ||The Hague|
|COUNTRY: || Netherlands
|ORGANISER/S OF THE TRAINING: || |
|PERSON 1: ||Jonathan Even-Zohar|
|TEL NR: ||0031 70 3817836|
|FAX NR: ||0031 70 3853669|
IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE TRAINING: (EN)
Participants are asked to prepare the work in the discussion groups and practical workshops by studying the material that will be send out beforehand. Every participant should bring textbooks/teaching materials related to their history curriculum and/or examples of good practice related to the content of the course.
•Share the experience on the learning and teaching of history, particularly that related to remembrance, commemoration and legacies of memory.
•Present German and international examples of dealing with controversies related to commemoration and remembrance
•Contribute in the debate on how to create bridges between theory and practice, between museums and schools, but also between these and society at large
•Offer opportunities for discussion for history teachers from different countries and traditions
•Present results of comparative international research projects
•Assess EUROCLIO’s work on the learning and teaching of History in Europe and to decide on its policy priorities for the coming years.
•Address the sensitive and controversial issues
•Inform about the progress in development of a comparative, common interactive tool for European history
•A full training course for at least 140 participants, from Germany and a wide range of European countries,
with lectures, presentation, debates, discussions, workshops, on-site study visits to commemoration sites, school visits, city tours and social-cultural programmes;
•Debate on European history education particularly with respect to commemoration, remembrance and controversies related to dealing with legacies of memory;
•The 2013 EUROCLIO General Assembly, assessing the results of the policy and work of EUROCLIO for 2012 and deciding on the policy priorities for history education in Europe for 2014-2015;
•A Europe-wide comparative questionnaire exploring challenges of teaching history from different perspectives.
Dissemination of the Conference materials through training seminars carried out by EUROCLIO, its member associations and other partners;
Conference Publications in:
Local, national and international press;
Website of The Association of History Educators in Germany (http://www.geschichtslehrerverband.de) and Thuringia (http://www.geschichtslehrerverband-thueringen.de);
International press releases;
EUROCLIO website, newsletter and special edition for the conference;
National and European websites and magazines on the learning and teaching of history;
|IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE TRAINING:
Day 1: Orientation and Contextualisation (7 April)
•Welcome and Introduction
•Opening Speech, Ulrich Bongertmann
•Introduction to the Programme, by Sylvia Semmet & Katrin Herzig
•EUROCLIO in 2012, Overview of Results, by Joke van der Leeuw-Roord
•Brief Introduction to History Education in Germany
•Introduction /Welcome to Erfurt – City of Diversity
•Icebreaker – A Common Timeline of German History?
Day 2: Germany in Europe (8 April)
•Panel Discussion: Germany, Remembrance and the Neighbors
•6-8 Workshops: International Cooperation on Sensitive Issues in History for Classroom Practice “Best Practices”
•Panel Discussion: Europe; Moving to a Common Memory?
•Pub Quiz in the Monks Cellar: What do History Teachers actually know?
Day 3: Jewish Life in Europe - the example of Erfurt (9 April)
•Exploring the Jewish History of Erfurt including a visit to the old Synagogue
•Reception at the Jewish community centre; Jewish Life in Erfurt today?
•6-8 International Workshops; Teaching and Learning Jewish History and Heritage
•Panel Discussion: History, Remembrance and the Formation of Identity
Day 4: Buchenwald - Holocaust Remembrance and then what?
•On-Site Study Visit to commemoration site Buchenwald
Day 5: Point Alpha: Hottest Spot in the Cold War (11 April)
•On-Site Study Visit to Intra-German commemoration site Checkpoint Alpha in Geisa
•East and West: Converging Memories in Post-War Germany and Europe
•International Workshops by Haus der Geschichte, Jens Huttmann Federal Foundation for Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, Dr Janowitz Federal Commission for State Security Files)
Day 6: From Heritage and Policies to the Classroom (12 April)
•On-Site School Visits to Primary, Secondary, High-Secondary School
•Small Group Reflective sessions on the School Visits
•EUROCLIO General Assembly
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