Resisting of proces dealing with the past in an everyday classroom

Core features of the practice

  • Organisation:

    Institution name: RECOM initiative
    Institution type: NGO
    Institution URL:
  • Format:

    Seminar, Workshop
  • Target population:

    Students, Educators in formal settings
  • Cost (per practice):

  • Setting:

  • Themes:

    Remembrance education and/or history education
  • Core activities:


Additional information about the practice

    Target population

  • Number of participants:

    Up to 34
  • Age of target population:

    26+ years
  • Additional specifics:

    National/local specifities (e.g. activity targeted to Swedish school students), Other:, Teachers
  • Components of the practice

  • Topics and objectives:

    Developing tools for teachers about the 90s in the Balkans to increase awareness of the importance of disclosure of historical facts, as well as pointing out the importance of continuity
  • Materials used:

    Online material
    Link to the material:
      Youtube - no link given
  • Material produced:

    Not applicable
  • Sequence of activities - methodology:

    The lecture will be divided into two sections: the first part dedicated to the student movement against Milosovic in the 90s and the reaction of opposition leaders to the wars; the second part will be dedicated to the 2000s and how the past is dealt with to show students another perspective of the wars.
  • Length of activity:

    Up to 5 hours
  • Is the activity digital?:

  • Accessibility and replicability

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

    English, Serbian
  • Is specialist knowledge or professional training required?:

  • If yes, which type?:

    Formal educational training and/or certification

Qualitative Details

  • Has this practice been evaluated?

  • Core content knowledge and transferable skills:

    awareness of the importance of disclosure of historical facts and continuity; self-education.
  • Indicators of success:

    Highlights awareness of the topic and develops tools for teachers
  • Educational coordinator contact details:

    Name: Aleksandra Djordjevic
    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:

  • Availability of guidance/training/replication materials (and in what language/format currently):

    Class curriculum available in English
  • Other comments or details: