2nd Educational-methodical Selective Seminar for Ukrainian History Teachers

From 20-22 August 2009 the second "Educational-methodical Selective Seminar for Ukrainian History Teachers" took place in Yaremche, Ivano-Frankivsk region due to the financial support of the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research (ITF).
Thirty participants from eighteen Ukrainian regions were present, not only being given excursions to important historical places related to the Holocaust, but also participating in various workshops. Furthermore Yad Vashem - The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority as well as the Memorial de la Shoah - Musee, Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine provided experienced historians who contributed to the success of this very seminar by holding their lectures.
A peculiarity constitutes the fact that as of August, 21 about twenty advanced teachers concerning the teaching of Holocaust History were invited to the same location in order to take part in another seminar conducted simultaneously from August 21-22, the focus of which was the exchange of experience and elaboration of methods to improve the teaching of Holocaust History in Ukraine.

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