MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

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CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

New online lesson: Jews from the Litzmannstadt Ghetto in KL Auschwitz

13-01-2020
"Jews from the Lodz Ghetto in KL Auschwitz" is a new online lesson prepared by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. Its author is Dr. Adam Sitarek, from the Center for Jewish Research at the University of Łódź. The lesson is available in Polish, English and Hebrew.

A new perspective for education at the Memorial. Adaptation work has been completed at the new seat of the Education Center.

04-10-2019
The project for the conversion of the historical building of the so-called Old Theatre into the new seat of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust was officially completed on 3 October after several years of efforts and more than two years of construction and conservation work.

“Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at Authentic Memorial Sites...” - post-conference publication

27-09-2019
“Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at Authentic Memorial Sites. Current Status and Future Prospects” is a new publication by the Auschwitz Museum. It is a summary of the international conference which was held in Oświęcim on 10-12 November 2018.

Volunteers of the Memorial honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten... ”

04-07-2019
At the 72nd anniversary of creation of the Museum at the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, volunteers and representatives of institutions supporting voluntary work at the Memorial were honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten...”. Among them there were persons from Poland, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russia, the United States, Japan.

Seminar in collaboration with the academic centre for oral history in Voronezh

01-05-2019
The International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust has organised for the seventh time, in cooperation with the Academic Centre for Oral History in Voronezh, a seminar for teachers and educators from Russia entitled “Auschwitz - history and symbol” The project, which took place between 15 and 18 April 2019, involved 22 people from different Russian cities.
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Teachers and educators

ICEAH addresses its educational activities to teachers and educators, among others by providing numerous publications and educational materials to help deepen knowledge on the subject of Auschwitz and the Holocaust, as well as organizing numerous conferences and thematic sessions

We also help organize the stay for students in the Auschwitz Memorial Site, offering one-and two-day study visits at the Memorial Site, which includes tour and selected educational activities, such as workshops, multimedia presentations and video lectures. In addition, we support teachers in the proper preparation of young people for visit, subject to which it is worth taking advantage of the offers - preparatory lessons for a visit to the Museum. Teachers and educators also have at their disposal extensive information on the preparation, implementation and summaries of the visits, taking into account our proposed methodological studies.

There is also the possibility of support teachers and educators by making our mobile exhibitions available. They can be presented in schools and other institutions.

The Auschwitz Museum is also a place that gives teachers and their students the opportunity to engage in Voluntary activities, through which they can gain experience in the preparation and implementation of various projects, including those of an educational nature.