Stories that Move – Toolbox gegen Diskriminierung

Core features of the practice

  • Organisation:

    Institution name:
    Institution type: Institute for Holocaust Education of the Austrian ministry for education
    Institution URL:
  • Format:

    Seminar, Training, Workshop, Instructional material
  • Target population:

    Students, Young people, General public/non-specialist audience
  • Cost (per practice):

  • Setting:

    No specific setting required
  • Themes:

    Citizenship/democracy education, Racism, Xenophobia and other prejudices, Human rights/discrimination, Media literacy
  • Core activities:

    Creative activity, Image analysis, Textual analysis, Testimonial, Other

Additional information about the practice

    Target population

  • Number of participants:

    Not applicable
  • Age of target population:

  • Additional specifics:

    Other:, none
  • Components of the practice

  • Topics and objectives:

    "Stories that Move" offers learners current and historical biographical approaches to topics such as anti-Semitism, racism, anti-Muslim racism, discrimination against LGBT +, and antiziganism. Learners should be stimulated towards a critical reflection and debate on discrimination and diversity, and be aware of their own scope of action.
  • Materials used:

    Audiovisual material, Online material
  • Material produced:

    Online material
  • Sequence of activities - methodology:

    The toolbox consists of ready-to-use learning paths with multiple layers of information, assignments and life stories. In short film clips young people share their positive experiences but also those of exclusion, discrimination and hate crimes. These poignant and recognisable stories form the starting point of an honest exploration of many topics related to discrimination.
  • Length of activity:

    8 to 15 hours
  • Is the activity digital?:

  • Accessibility and replicability

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

    Dutch, English, German, Other
  • Is specialist knowledge or professional training required?:


Qualitative Details

  • Has this practice been evaluated?

  • How many times?:

  • By whom?:

    Participants, Informal non-participant observer, Instructor delivering the practice, Internal evaluator
  • By what means?:

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

    Learners aged 14-17 are the target group for Stories that Move. The learning paths can be used in humanities, languages and social classes (history, social sciences, ethics classes).The educators’ guides indicate the attainment level of the learning paths. Most parts of the online learning tool are easily adaptable for different age groups and learning levels. For more precise information on how Stories that Move fits the requirement of your curriculum see ‘Country-specific’. In-depth information about our pedagogical approach, and about the five learning paths enable you to create awareness of the importance of taking action on discrimination.
  • Indicators of success:

    Thanks to the country-specific content on relevant local topics and situations Stories that Move will match with your curriculum, while at the same time reflecting on the ‘global’ world that young people live in.
  • Educational coordinator contact details:

    Name: Maria Ecker-Angerer
    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:

    Other factor – please specify, None
  • Main challenges to teachers adapting this practice for their students:

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

    Yes, the homepage offers support for teachers in English, French, German, Hungarian and Polish. Please check for more info.
  • Other comments or details: