Teaching Materials against Antisemitism, Discrimination and Xenophobia (OCSE/ODIHR)
Continuation of the project “Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia”, October – November 2014
All-European educational project (comprising 16 countries including Ukraine) founded in 2005 by Anne Frank House and OSCE/ODIHR is back to Ukraine. Within the mentioned project three parts of the Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia for students and a teacher’s guide were published back in 2009.[More]
"Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia" Seminars held in Kyiv, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Vinnytsa
As planned, on the 1st of October 2009 the series of Ukrainian implementation seminars withing the European OCSE/ODIHR project on Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia was launched. The seminars are aimed at secondary school teachers and set as a goal acquaintance of the teachers with Teaching Materials, methodology of their use in classroom, advice of Ukrainian expert-teachers, basic theoretical knowledge in Jewish history, xenophobia and anti-Semitism[More]
Launch of the Second Stage of the project "Teaching Materials against discrimination, xenophobia and anti-Semitism"
Early October 2009 became the starting point for the second stage of the all-European project "Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia". This all-European project under the aegis and support of OSCE/ODIHR (Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights) and active involvement of the Anne Frank House (Amsterdam) started in Ukraine as long ago as 2005 and its first stage included development and publication of Ukrainian versions for three workbooks for secondary school students and a teachers' guide with methodical advice.[More]
Kiev. In March 2008 teaching materials for Ukrainian high school students on the topics of xenophobia, anti-Semitism and racism have been published.[More]
Being part of an international project initiated by the OSCE/ODIHR and the Anne Frank House the materials have been adapted for use in schools in several countries and are available in the official language of each partner state. In each case they were prepared and adapted with experts from the countries concerned, namely the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and the association "Nova Doba" for Ukraine.
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (63), July-September, 2020 has been published.[More]
We´re excited to announce that the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies begins a new series of webinars on 29th October 2020. As the first webinar of eight, it offers information about the Memory of Babyn Yar, such as new methods for teachers using the possibilities of distant and mixed learning.[More]
The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies published an Ukrainian edition of Holocaust scholar Wendy Lower´s Book “Hitler´s Furies. German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields”.[More]
The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies invites teachers and students, non-formal education institutions, NGOs working with young people and educational centers from Kyiv to join our commemorative project dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar Tragedy “80 Stumbling Stones for 80th Anniversary of Babyn Yar Tragedy.[More]
September 25, 2020, the webinar "Work of memory. Working with memorials" dedicated to the 79th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy was organized for teachers from Kyiv.
The webinar was held by the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and supported by Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University Postgraduate Studies Institute.
The head of the Historical and Social Studies department, prof. Felix Levitas and the head of the UCHS, Dr. Anatolii Podolskyi delivered speeches on essential matters concerning working with collective memory.
The host of the meeting Olha Limonova (the Formal Education department coordinator) involved the participants in a discussion regarding the Babyn Yar memorialization and shared different teaching techniques the participants could use with their students to commemorate the victims of Babyn Yar.[More]