June 1, 2023
by Jane Caffrey
The Holocaust Educational Trust will be hosting a Lessons from Auschwitz CLPL workshop for teachers across Scotland. The workshop will be available as an online event taking place over two evenings, or as an in-person event taking place at the Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre in Glasgow.
Dates and more information can be found here https://www.het.org.uk/news-and-events/upcoming-events/1203-lfa-clpl-scotland and below.
Online: Tuesday 20 (16:30-18:30) and Wednesday 21 June (16:30-18:30)
In-person – Glasgow: Sunday 25 June (09:45-16:30)
The aim of the workshop is to explore how schools can engage in teaching about the Holocaust through the Scottish curriculum. By integrating teaching about the Holocaust holistically across our primary and secondary schools we can ensure that all pupils have the skills to examine a defining moment in human history which raises fundamental questions about human identity, behaviour and ethics. By broadening our approach across schools, we also ensure that S5/6 students taking part in the Trust’s Lessons from Auschwitz Project have the prior knowledge to engage in advanced learning, and that teachers feel confident to support these students.
The Holocaust Educational Trust works in partnership with the School of Education at the University of the West of Scotland on the Vision Schools Scotland (VSS) programme which seeks to promote embedded, holistic teaching of the Holocaust across the curriculum. Through work with the VSS project, the Trust has provided CLPL opportunities to Scottish teachers including walking tours of Glasgow exploring the history of Scottish-Jewry and the many connections between the city and the Holocaust.
This workshop will introduce teachers to organisations working across Scotland to encourage consideration of how teaching resources, travelling exhibitions, site visits and walking tours can enhance our students learning, and support the Next Steps work of students taking part in the Trust’s Lessons from Auschwitz Project.
Who Should Apply?
We welcome registrations of interest from teachers and trainees of all subject areas, currently in post or training across Scotland. We welcome participation from more than one teacher from each school. Participants are required to be available for the whole of the in-person seminar, or both online sessions.
How much does it cost? The course is free to attend.
How to Apply Register your interest here
We do hope you will be able to join these CLPL sessions.