Prevention of, and fight against, racism, antisemitism, and discrimination

Core features of the practice

  • Organisation:

    Institution name: Camp des Milles Fundation - Remenbrance and Education
    Institution URL:
  • Format:

    Seminar, Training, Workshop, Guided tour, Exhibition
  • Target population:

    Young people, Educators in formal settings, Educators in non-formal settings, Police or other law enforcement population, Government employees or representatives
  • Cost (per practice):

    Not applicable
  • Setting:

    Your institution, School, Other extra-mural site
  • Themes:

    Remembrance education and/or history education, Citizenship/democracy education, Antisemitism, Racism, The Holocaust and/or other genocides
  • Core activities:

    Group work, Group discussion, Creative activity, Film viewing, Slide presentation

Additional information about the practice

    Target population

  • Number of participants:

    More than 100
  • Age of target population:

    26+ years
  • Additional specifics:

    Educationally and socially disadvantaged groups:, trainers, educators, multiplicators attending disadvantaged groups (popular area)
  • Components of the practice

  • Topics and objectives:

    Due to the Camp des Milles' history during the Second World, War two main topics are covered by our Foundation - fight against racism, antisemitism and dicrimination ; - how to exercise authority
  • Materials used:

    Written or other published material, Audiovisual material, Online material
  • Material produced:

    Written material
  • Sequence of activities - methodology:

    All our training course lasting up two days includes museum visit, workshops and lectures. They are performed using active pedagogy (theater-forum, role-play, professional, case studies...).
  • Length of activity:

    8 to 15 hours
  • Is the activity digital?:

  • Accessibility and replicability

  • Language(s) in which activity can be delivered:

  • Is specialist knowledge or professional training required?:

  • If yes, which type?:

    Other, academic background is required upon History, sociology, Law

Qualitative Details

  • Has this practice been evaluated?

  • How many times?:

  • By whom?:

    Participants, Internal evaluator
  • By what means?:

    Informal verbal feedback, Qualitative written feedback
  • Core content knowledge and transferable skills:

    Using 20thC century history, better understand psychosocial mechanisms leading to mass murder and genocide. Considering Camp des Milles as an administration under Vichy regime, adress main issues how to manage complex and complicated situations
  • Indicators of success:

    Quality items and criteria Action project developed by trainees and evaluated by jury partly made up of trainers
  • Educational coordinator contact details:

    Name: jeanlouis.kerignard
    Email address:


The RETHINK project is concerned with bridging formal and informal education. This section explores the factors that make a practice adaptable.

  • Key factors for successful implementation:

    Subject expertise of presenter/instructor
  • Main challenges to teachers adapting this practice for their students:

    For teachers develop a good understanding of Camp des Milles' history during WW II and have some psychological knowledge
  • Availability of guidance/training/replication materials (and in what language/format currently):

    not yet
  • Other comments or details:

    Questionnaire mainly geared towards teachers and less to professional educators and trainers.