Teaching about the Holocaust: European Seminar for Educational Staff, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1-6 April, 2000

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Council of Europe
Council of Europe Publ., 2003 - History - 59 pages
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This publication reports on a European seminar, held in Lithuania in April 2000, to discuss approaches to teaching about the Holocaust in schools and to identify good practice. Topics discussed include: historical consciousness, the educator's attitude and approach; the importance of motivation; teaching about the Holocaust within a specific context or environment; and teaching constraints. The seminar included four presentations on Jewish experiences in Lithuania, the Warsaw Ghetto and the Breendonk concentration camp in Belgium, as well as a discussion of Holocaust denial using the internet.

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The Holocaust and historical consciousness
How to teach the Holocaust and targets to be attained

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