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Responding to Incidents of Antisemitism in the Classroom

Responding to Incidents of Antisemitism in the Classroom
March 21, 2023 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
1 hour
Grade Level Grades K-12, Professional Development


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This 2023 Share My Lesson Virtual Conference session will provide teachers with an introductory knowledge about antisemitism and examples of its manifestation in schools. It will provide practical guidance on how to plan for critical incidents of antisemitism in classrooms and school communities using UNESCO and OSCE/ODIHR materials.

Professional Credit

Available for one-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval.

Share My Lesson is a New York State Education Department-approved provider for Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements, an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved professional development provider, and a Texas Education Agency (TEA) approved professional development provider.


Alex Maws

Alex Maws, Head of Education and Heritage, Association of Jewish Refugees

As the Head of Education and Heritage at the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR), Alex champions and evaluates Holocaust educational programmes across the UK. He is also the producer and host of the AJR’s Kindertransport podcast. He is a member of the UK delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and regularly trains teachers and policy makers internationally on issues relating to the Holocaust and antisemitism. Prior to joining the AJR in 2017, he worked for the Holocaust Educational Trust and Facing History & Ourselves and also taught Sociology at Leyton Sixth Form College in East London. Alex earned an MA in Social Justice & Education from the UCL Institute of Education and a BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan.

Delia Niţă, Associate Project Officer, Section for Global Citizenship and Peace Education, Education Sector, UNESCO

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Associate Project Officer, UNESCO

Heather Mann is an Associate Project Officer in the Education Sector of UNESCO where she works on issues relating to antisemitism, in the context of UNESCO’s programme on Global Citizenship. Heather has a PhD from the University of Oxford specialising in Holocaust education. Heather worked as a lecturer and outreach consultant at the Parkes Institute for the study of Jewish/non-Jewish relations at the University of Southampton, where she organised training courses for teachers in Holocaust education. Alongside her PhD, Heather researched the dynamics of conflict and identity in history education. Heather is a qualified as a teacher of secondary education and previously worked in schools in England and Germany.




UNESCO PPT (002).pptx

March 21, 2023
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