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Humans of EUROCLIO: Ineke Veldhuis-Meester

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Ineke Veldhuis-Meester EUROCLIO Affiliate 1992-Present “It is best to connect past and present, and this is what EUROCLIO does.” Ineke Veldhuis-Meester stood at the threshold of EUROCLIO and has remained active within the organization ever since. From the start, she has been part of the Historiana Learning Team, developing innovative […]



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Humans of EUROCLIO: Irina Kostyuk

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Irina Kostyuk EUROCLIO Affiliate 2000-Present “EUROCLIO has been the best part of my professional life.” Irina Kostyuk has 25 years of teaching experience as a History and Social Studies teacher and more than 10 years as a teacher trainer. She cooperated with the Ukrainian Association of Teachers of History, Social […]



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Humans of EUROCLIO: Bob Stradling

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Bob Stradling EUROCLIO Affiliate 1992-Present “EUROCLIO gives me an opportunity to have my own views challenged.” Dr. Robert Stradling has brought the thinking about history education in Europe to a higher level by sharing his insights in books, lectures, and workshops, contributing to policy recommendations, and developing educational resources. He […]



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Humans of EUROCLIO: Huub Oattes

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Huub Oattes EUROCLIO Affiliate 1995-Present “EUROCLIO got me flying again.” Huub Oattes (1955) was a Board member (Communications Officer, Vice-President) between 2005-2010. His involvement with EUROCLIO started as early as the mid 1990s through attending and participating in Annual Conferences (in Prague, Bologna, Cardiff, Riga, Malta, Nijmegen, and Erfurt) and […]



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Humans of EUROCLIO: Benny Christensen

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Benny Christensen EUROCLIO Affiliate 1994-Present “I have come to greatly appreciate the EUROCLIO family.” Benny Christensen served as a board member of the Danish History Teachers’ Association from 1997 to 2003 and was chairman of the International Committee from 1999 to 2003. He was project manager and expert in the […]



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Book Review: Developing a culture of co-operation when teaching and learning history

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Book Review by Paolo Ceccoli Title: Developing a culture of co-operation when teaching and learning history Author: Council of Europe Year of publication: 2017 Language: English Pages: 313 All school systems are coping today with more or less divided societies. All the history teachers have to deal in their classes […]



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The Fourth Conference of International Federation of Public History in Ravenna 2017

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On behalf of EUROCLIO, we (EUROCLIO ambassador, Vassiliki Sakka, and EUROCLIO board member, Paolo Ceccoli) attended the Fourth Conference of International Federation of Public History (IFPH) which took place in Ravenna, (May 5-9th , 2017). The Conference was a big affair, as there were four sessions per day with 5 […]



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An analysis of history on TV in the Netherlands

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  Written by Laura Steenbrink Edited by Steven Stegers and Will Mason Introduction   As part of the “Media and History. From cinema to the web. Studying, representing and teaching European history in the digital age” project, Laura Steenbrink (with contributions from Rick Hoefsloot, Bjorn Pels, Joyce Schäftlein, Romana Sijakovic […]



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Why Teachers doing Research Matters

Sinéad Fitzsimons

As a teacher, we notice certain trends in our classroom: what makes our students focus, what helps our students understand, what divides our students, what engages them… This kind of information is not always common knowledge, nor is it always common to each classroom. What I have noticed in the […]



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