These guidelines for teachers provide support in tackling the subjects of the Holocaust and genocide with students of different ages and abilities, and how to mark HMD in education settings in ways that are sensitive and impactful for students.
This assembly for secondary schools introduces students to Holocaust Memorial Day, and how we can mark it. Students will learn about how people around the world have been affected by genocide, and what we can do today. It can be delivered on or around 27 January.
Pledge your support for marking Holocaust Memorial Day and preserving the memory of those who were murdered in the Holocaust by reading this Statement of Commitment in your HMD activity.
This set of five activities are designed for use in tutor times. They include short activities and discussion questions to introduce students to the genocides remembered on Holocaust Memorial Day. Students will learn about people affected by the Holocaust and genocide and explore a range of themes.
The Holocaust and genocides that have happened since have caused millions of people to flee as refugees. Watch the film we released for World Refugee Day to learn about their experiences.
27 January is Holocaust Memorial Day. Together, we must learn from genocide for a better future.
This presentation introduces what is marked on Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) and can be used at your activity.
Your students will learn how discrimination was used during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and the Genocide in Rwanda. You will discuss antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred in society today, and what to do if you are the victim or a witness to a hate crime. Made in partnership with Stand Up! Education Against Discrimination.
This lesson plan is for secondary schools, and is suitable for use in History, English, RE or Citizenship. It introduces your students to the subject of genocide through poetry, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. The poems included represent a variety of experiences from the Holocaust and more recent genocides.
Ali is an Iraqi asylum seeker and gay rights activist facing death threats for his work. In this Untold Stories film he talks about escaping Iraq but how he still faces persecution in the UK.