OUR VISION FOR EDUCATION
The DHGC recognises the great influence and opportunity educators have, to bring about change through education. For this reason we have partnered with the KwaZulu-Natal Education Department since 2009 to run workshops across KZN to help equip and empower educators to teach the subject of the Holocaust in the classroom in line with the National Curriculum requirements.
The workshops support the development of a human rights culture through creating a classroom environment that encourages learning and compassion. Educator workshops are designed to develop the educator’s knowledge of the Holocaust and to give them support through helpful classroom methodologies as well as providing the socio-historical background to this history.
The Educator Training programme is endorsed by the South African Council for Educators (SACE) and registered educators earn ten professional development points on completion. Participants also receive a copy of our expertly-produced educator resource materials, which include an Educator’s Resource Manual of worksheets and exercises, a learner’s interactive book and a DVD about the history of the Holocaust.
Workshops are conducted at the Durban Holocaust and Genocide Centre or at District Offices or schools to make them more accessible for educators.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 031 368 6833 to book.