The RETHINK e-learning platform is an innovative programme aiming to offer school teachers a learning experience which will help them to use Remembrance Education practices in the classroom.

Project RETHINK began as a partnership between 6 partners with complementary experience in the field of formal and informal education to support inclusive education by providing educators with innovative tools to challenge prejudices, deepen students’ understanding of phenomena such as polarisation and identity, develop their media literacy and critical thinking skills.

Our 8 modules address specific aspects of Remembrance Education and relevance of the past for today.

EARN A CERTIFICATE

Earning achievements in the RETHINK e-learning platform is easy!

Each of the 8 modules includes a badge of completion. To receive the RETHINK certificate, you will need to complete a minimum of 5 modules out of the 8 offered.


Available courses

Making the Past relevant for Today

Making the Past relevant for Today

This module gives an overview of the possibilities to work with remembrance education: to encourage self-reflection and to bring the past critically into an educational context.


Multiperspectivity in Remembrance Education

Multiperspectivity in Remembrance Education

This module will support teachers to apply a multiperspective approach to remembrance education. The module will introduce different multiperspective methods that are applied to the context of remembrance.

Preparation for a Visit to a Remembrance Site

Preparation for a Visit to a Remembrance Site

Students should be prepared both emotionally and content-wise, especially for a visit to an authentic memorial site. For the teacher and site educator, it is important to adapt their content and teaching style to the group they are supervising so they can provide a suitable learning experience. 


Teaching with video-testimonies of victims of National Socialism

Teaching with video-testimonies of victims of National Socialism

Video-testimonies of victims of National Socialism in particular have proven to be a quite useful tool in the prevention of anti-Semitism. In this module, educators hence will get an overview over the potential possibilities that video-testimonies offer for teaching, especially in regards to Holocaust education. 


Making the Most of Digital Archives in Class

Making the Most of Digital Archives in Class

Module will support teachers and provide them knowledge about the variety of the digital archives and its’ resources and how to apply their content in remembrance education. The module will give teachers skills how to navigate in the sea of a digital collections and raise their awareness of its’ online availability.

Dealing with Hate Speech

Dealing with Hate Speech

In recent times, a major attention has been directed to episodes when freedom of speech is abused to share discriminatory hate towards a particular individual or group. "Hate speech" has happened multiple times in history but still is hard to understand and address. Through this module we will give clarity to what falls under this definition and how we can support our students in analysing their and others' communication and act for their and others' safety. 

Addressing Propaganda Today

Addressing Propaganda Today

This module allows educators to explore the subject of propaganda by interpretation and analysis. We will examine and discuss various examples of (contemporary) propaganda and learn to recognize propaganda techniques. This way, the module will offer tools and skills to teach propaganda in the classroom. 

Prejudices & stereotyping: in everyday life and throughout history

Prejudices & stereotyping: in everyday life and throughout history

This online module will help teachers recognize prejudices and stereotypes, understand the link with antisemitism and racism and deconstruct them, through an analysis of historical examples.

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