Leading figures in the world of education attended a Remembering Srebrenica delegation to learn about the consequences of hatred to pass on the lessons to students in the UK.
Students from three different schools across Aberdeen have been working together to learn the lessons from past genocides to create a better society. Having been on a ‘Lesson’s from Auschwitz’ visit, pupils organised an event to speak about their experiences of visiting the concentration camp, and to raise awareness of genocide. Remembering Srebrenica’s Partnerships Officer, Amra […]
Over 100 young Srebrenica Ambassadors were celebrated at an awards ceremony this month to honour their work in bringing the lessons from Srebrenica to their schools and communities in the UK.
Remembering Srebrenica's education pack for the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence gained backing from the First Minister and four party leaders in Scotland.
Students at Blackburn High School were challenged to think about how we can build a united community and learn the lessons from Srebrenica as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Children at schools in Berkshire will get the opportunity to hear first-hand testimony from a survivor of the Srebrenica genocide next week.
In April 2016, Resad Trbonja, a survivor of the siege of Sareyjevo and Nedžad Avdić, a survivor of the Srebrenica genocide, visited the UK for an Educational Tour of Schools. They visited 4 schools speaking about their experiences to students aged between 14 and 18. Resad spoke about the siege of Sarejevo and his experiences […]
Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages Dr Alasdair Allan MSP has launched Remembering Srebrenica’s free education pack that will allow teachers across the country to prepare thought-provoking lessons and help their students learn the lessons from the Srebrenica genocide.
Teachers in schools across England and Wales can prepare thought-provoking lessons over the coming school year and help their students learn the lessons from the Srebrenica genocide – thanks to a free education pack. This year marked the 20th anniversary of the genocide – the worst crime on European soil since the Second World War, […]
A former student has returned to her North London school to help a younger generation learn the lessons from Srebrenica.
Student Izzie Shaw, from Shropshire, travelled to Srebrenica on our educational visits programme. Here she recounts her experiences as a delegate on the Lessons from Srebrenica programme.
A survivor of the Srebrenica genocide has marked the 20th anniversary of the atrocity by telling his story to UK school children.
When asked whether he accepted the genocide at Srebrenica happened, Peter Handke dismissed the question as 'empty & ignorant'. This is yet another example of the crass & deplorable conduct that reinforces how disgraceful it is to award him the Nobel prize. https://t.co/ID7y5btI4M
'He did not calculate self-preservation into his decisions & sacrificed his work & life to do what was right. The least we can do is to remember him & honour his memory'. @hikmet_karcic on Dervis Korkut who helped save the Sarajevo Haggadah from the Nazis. https://t.co/nzhTUO8hvR
In the lead up to the holidays, we are suggesting books for people looking for something Bosnia related to read over the Christmas period. Our first book is @edvulliamy's "The War is Dead: Long Live The War" - an excellent introduction to what happened in Prijedor and Srebrenica.
Educating young people is an important part of what we do. If you are a #teacher and wish to know more about how you can bring the lessons from #Srebrenica into your school, contact our @KSrebrenica for more details!
It is important that students are able to recognise how hatred in society can lead to the unthinkable - genocide. Today at @SrebrenicaUK, we are dedicating a whole day to education, and how we can better equip young people to tackle hatred and learn the lessons from Srebrenica.
26 years ago yesterday I left #Prijedor with one of my sisters and had to leave mother and my other sister behind. That day was the last time I saw my grandma. Had to leave my own home my country in the middle of #Europe in 1993 just because I am #Muslim and because I am #Bosnian