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Lessons from Auschwitz Project 2022

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The Lessons from Auschwitz Project is a great opportunity for 2 lucky Long Road students whatever subjects you are studying.  All you have to do is commit to fulfilling all parts of the course as described below.

If you are interested – or simply want to know more – check out the website or simply contact me at keveritt@longroad.ac.uk

Those who wish to apply need to email Karen before Wednesday 16th February, with your name and the reason you would like to take part.


Lessons from Auschwitz Online – Spring 2022

Participating students will have access to the new Lessons from Auschwitz Online learning platform to complete self-guided learning modules and use cutting edge virtual reality technology to view key sites at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Memorial and Museum. Participants will also hear from a Holocaust survivor who will share their testimony and answer questions. The course will be led by specialist educators who will guide students’ learning throughout the project and students will be expected to attend three online Live Sessions.


Project Details

Live Session 1 – Introducing the Holocaust
Tuesday 22nd March 2022
3.00pm-5.30pm

Live Session 2 – Understanding the Holocaust through people and places
Sunday 27th March 2022
11.00am-1.35pm

Live Session 3 – Reflecting, commemorating and sharing
Thursday 31st March 2022
3.00pm-5.30pm

Next Steps Deadline
Thursday 12th May 2022


About the Project

Students will be expected to complete a series of self-guided learning modules through which they will learn about pre-war Jewish life, explore the history of Auschwitz-Birkenau and reflect on the contemporary relevance of the Holocaust.

Students must be able to complete the pre-course module by Monday 21st March 2022.

After completing the online programme, students will then work on their Next Steps, helping to disseminate the lessons they’ve learned from the course.