Guidance, help and support for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity organisers across the UK in light of the ongoing conflict in Israel and Gaza and the impact this has had on community relations in the UK and across much of the world. This guidance is being frequently reviewed and will be updated as necessary.
This set of worksheets and PowerPoint introduces teachers and learners to six different genocides through a key date, the experiences of one person, and the story of one artefact. The final worksheet explores more current issues around discrimination, here in the UK.
This learning resource explores antisemitism (anti-Jewish hatred) and discrimination during the Nazi era and today. The content of the lesson is designed to encourage reflection on identity-based discrimination that has taken place and continues to occur.
Has marking Holocaust Memorial Day made you want to take action to prevent identity-based persecution and discrimination? Here you will find advice on what you can do now to help prevent persecution here in the UK and around the world. There are actions that take five minutes, one hour, and longer, depending on how much time you have.
Our first ever podcast series, ‘Learning from Genocide’ features in-depth testimonies and experiences of people directly affected by the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups, and the genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur.
There is always a set of circumstances which occur or which are created to build the climate in which genocide can take place. In this video we explain the ten stages of genocide, as developed by Gregory H Stanton, President of Genocide Watch.
Actress, Georgina Campbell, reads the testimony of Hansu Mala, a Rohingya refugee who fled persecution in Myanmar, at the UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.
This film, produced by The Executive Office in conjunction with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, shows Susan Pollack MBE, Tomáš Reichental and Safet Vukalić BEM share their personal experiences with young people from schools and colleges across Northern Ireland. The film was produced to help mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020.
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.