Join our seminar in Jachymov!

It is our pleasure to invite you to join an educational seminar for Czech and German youth workers and teachers of history and civic education. During
seminar the participants will visit several places of memory and will be trained in effective and attractive methods of teaching about the tragic events of the 20th
century and the emergence of totalitarian regimes. 

You are invited to participate in the seminar that takes place in Jáchymov (CZ) 27. 9. - 2. 10. 2019! 

The programme of the seminar includes:

  • Examples of specific methods of working with youth directly at places of memory associated with the Communist regimes (eg the national cultural monument Red
  • Tower of Death, the former labour camps around the uranium mines near Jachymov and others);
  • Expert workshops dedicated to the adoption of new methods of working with youth;
  • Working groups dedicated to sharing experience from practice in Germany and the Czech Republic;
  • Meeting with witnesses while using the oral history method.

Participants and applications 

The application is open for both experienced and less experience: German and Czech high school teachers of civic education and history interested in non-formal
education methods and youth workers focused on teaching about modern history of the Czech Republic and Germany.

The participation fee for German participants is EUR 75,-. The organizers cover travel expenses, accommodation, meals and the programme at the seminar.
The application is open until 31. 7. 2019. 

Participants will be selected based on their motivation and answer to the question: “What is the purpose of working with places of memory in education?”
The working language of the seminar is English. The participants will receive a certificate of training in innovative methods of nonformal education.