In partnership with the Montreal Holocaust Museum, the Freeman Family Foundation Holocaust Centre of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada proposes “Beyond the Walls of the Museum: Teaching about the Holocaust,”  a training seminar for educators on October 17, 2018.

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BEYOND THE WALLS

TEACHING ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST

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A FREE WORKSHOP FOR EDUCATORS

TEACHING ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST

OCTOBER 18, 2017 AT THE FREEMAN FAMILY FOUNDATION HOLOCAUST EDUCATION CENTRE

SUITE C-140, 123 Doncaster Street, Winnipeg

Please see the press release for further information. 

The nationwide “Beyond the Walls of the Museum” to the general public as well as to teachers and educators across Canada.

This multifaceted project brings together the pedagogical expertise of the Montreal Holocaust Museum, teachers and their associations, Holocaust education centres and various Canadian communities and organizations. It will improve educational support for the teaching of the Holocaust and human rights in Canada, offering all materials bilingually and free of charge.

Our partners are: Canadian HeritageSarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education CentreCanadian Museum for Human RightsFreeman Family Foundation Holocaust Education CentreManitoba Education and TrainingUniversité de SherbrookeSociété des professeurs d’histoire du QuébecSocial Studies SaskatchewanAtlantic Jewish Council, and Holocaust Education Week Committee (Sydney, Nova Scotia).

New Teaching Guides

The pedagogical guide “United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent” officially launches today, as an effective tool to accompany both the virtual and travelling versions of the exhibition. The travelling exhibition is on display at the Montreal Holocaust Museum until August 17, 2018.

Later this year, a tool for Canadian teachers speaking to issues of contemporary rights will be developed with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Canadian Training Tour

Through a nationwide tour beginning in the fall of 2018, our Education team will offer several free workshops and presentations at various schools, annual conferences, and Holocaust education weeks, from Halifax to Winnipeg, and stopping in Quebec City and Toronto. More details will come.

Here are the cities and dates on the tour calendar:

  • August 27, 2018 – Saskatoon, SK
  • August 28, 2018 – North Battleford, SK
  • August 28, 2018 – Humboldt, SK
  • October 4-5, 2018 – Quebec City, QC
  • October 16-20, 2018 – Winnipeg, MB
  • October 19, 2018 – Quebec City, QC
  • October 25-29,  2018 – Halifax, NS
  • October 29 – November 2, 2018 – Sydney, NS
  • November 4-6, 2018 – Toronto, ON

This project is made possible thanks to the financial support of Canadian Heritage.