What do teachers have to say on debating controversial subjects in the classroom?

In the early stage of the Learning to Disagree project, Georg Eckert Institute researchers performed a needs assessment, to collect the opinions and input from educators on the issue of debate, dialogue, and discussion in the classroom. Six focus group discussions were held, involving 25 participants from 23 European countries. […]

EUROCLIO and Partners Continue to “Open Up Historiana”

EUROCLIO and Europeana continuously work to improve its innovative educational platform Historiana. At the moment we have several projects contributing to these improvements, including the Opening Up Historiana project. This project aims to include a wider range of developers and partners in the web development of the platform, in addition […]

“The Warsaw Uprising”: a critical movie screening

As part of the optional conference programme, participants had the possibility to take part to the critical movie screening of “The Warsaw Uprising”. The movie, introduced by Dr. Karol Mazur, Head of the Educational Department of the Warsaw Uprising Museum, sparked an interesting debate on the use of original footage […]

“Sharing European Histories” Kicks-Off in Gdansk

From April 5-7, the Kick-off meeting for the Sharing European Histories Project was held in parallel to the Annual Conference in Gdansk. EUROCLIO partnered with the Evens Foundation on this project because both organizations believe that opening up a space to engage with the dissonant and often conflicting nature of […]

Survey: Provide Insight about Teaching Controversial History to RETHINK Consortium

The RETHINK Consortium aims to develop an e-learning platform and provide teachers with pedagogical tools to challenge students’ prejudices, deepen their understanding of phenomena such as racism and radicalisation, and develop their media literacy and critical thinking skills. In order to develop an online course that is best suited to […]

Teacher Training Workshop on Representations of Women at Work in Groningen

This post has been written by Marissa Young, trainee at EUROCLIO. On 11 March EUROCLIO provided a teacher training workshop at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands on “Women at Work: Analyzing and comparing visual sources from the Europeana Collections.” The hour long workshop focused on demonstrating to participants […]