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Holocaust Educational Trust looks to 70th anniversary at our Appeal Dinner
9 September 2014
On Tuesday 9th September, we were joined by Rt. Hon Michael Gove MP and over 450 guests for our annual Appeal Dinner at the Guildhall in London.
 

 

 

Chief Executive Karen Pollock MBE comment on latest figures released by the Community Security Trust
4 September 2014
The Community Security Trust have released figures showing that July 2014 was recorded as the highest ever monthly total for antisemitic incidents.
 

 

 

Holocaust survivor Jack Kagan announced to be speaking at Ambassador Conference 2014
20 June 2014
Holocaust Survivor Jack Kagan will be attending Ambassador Conference 2014 to share his testimony with young people from across the country.
 

 

 

Professor Sir Richard Evans announced to be a keynote speaker at Ambassador Conference 2014
18 June 2014
The leading British historian of Nazi Germany, Professor Sir Richard J. Evans will be delivering our keynote lecture at our Ambassador Conference!
 

 

 

Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassador Conference 2014
13 June 2014
A-Level History Students - Get your tickets now!
 

 

 


One week left to submit your views to the Prime Minister's Holocaust Commission and enter the Youth Forum competition
23 May 2014
The deadline for submissions to the Holocaust Commission is 5pm on 30th May  
 

 

 

Ambassador Conference 2014 - Tickets are now available!!
19 May 2014
Tickets are available now for our Annual Ambassador Conference taking place on 10th July.

 

 

Holby City and the Holocaust Educational Trust
16 May 2014
On 6th May BBC 1’s Holby City aired the first episode in a continuing storyline about an elderly patient who is suspected of being an escaped Nazi war criminal which the Holocaust Educational Trust consulted on.
 

 

Help Survivors ensure that Britains future generations remember and learn about the Holocaust 
7 May 2014
Submit your views to the Prime Minister's Holocaust Commission.
 

 

Prime Minister's Holocaust Commission event at Wembley Stadium 
6 May 2014
On Monday 5th May hundreds of Holocaust survivors met at Wembley Stadium for a special gathering to feed in their views to the Holocaust Commission.

 

 

Holocaust Educational Trust Chief Executive Karen Pollock MBE comments on 'Jews for Jesus' video
25 April 2014
The Trust's Chief Executive comments on the recent video released by Jews for Jesus.
 
 
 
Holocaust Educational Trust's 2014 Ambassador Conference 
9 April 2014
Following the huge success of our first ever Ambassador Conferencein 2013 we are delighted to invite Ambassadors to save the date for #AmCon2014.

 

 

Holocaust Educational Trust Chief Executive Karen Pollock MBE comments on the Prime Minister's visit to Israel
12 March 2014
The Trust's Chief Executive issues quotes on the Prime Minister’s speech to the Israeli Knesset and his subsequent visit to Yad Vashem.
 

 

Holocaust Educational Trust Chief Executive Karen Pollock MBE comments on the passing of Alice Herz-Sommer at 110
24 February 2014
The Trust's Chief Executive issues quotes on the passing of the world's oldest Holocaust survivor
 

 

Students and Members of the Public are Urged to Submit Views to the Prime Minister's Commission and Youth Forum
17 February 2014
Members of the public are invited to submit their views regarding the future of Holocaust commemoration and education in Britain via an online call for evidence; and students can enter an essay competition to join the Prime Minister's Youth Forum.
 

 

Holocaust survivor Kitty Hart-Moxon: Twitter Q&A
27 January 2014
Read the full transcript of Kitty Hart-Moxon's online chat with Twitter users. 
 

 

Holocaust Educational Trust Chief Executive Karen Pollock MBE comments onthe launch of the Prime Minister's Holocaust Commisstion
27 January 2014
The Trust's Chief Executive issues quotes on the launch of the Prime Minister's Holocaust Commission
 

 

 
Holocaust Educational Trust Chief Executive Karen Pollock MBE comments onHolocaust Memorial Day 2014
27 January 2014
The Trust's Chief Executive issues quotes on the importance of Holocaust Memorial Day

 

 
Holocaust Educational Trust Chief Executive Karen Pollock MBE comments on Jobbik leader's UK visit and the Quenelle
23 January 2014
The Trust's Chief Executive issues quotes on recent news events

 

Thomas Harding and Ed Vaizey MP speak at the Holocaust Educational Trust’s annual Lord Merlyn-Rees Memorial Lecture
22 January 2014 
Over 250 guests gathered at The Houses of Parliament on Monday 20th January for our Lord Merlyn-Rees Memorial Lecture. The lecture featured guest speakers Thomas Harding, author of ‘Hanns and Rudolf’ and Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications & Creative Industries.
 

 

Holocaust Memorial Day: Guidelines & Suggested Readings for Teachers
December 2013
Guidelines for teachers ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day - 27th January 2014

 

75 years after Kristallnacht, eyewitness Harry Bibring takes part in live Twitter Q&A
10th November 2013
A transcript of questions asked by the public
 

 

Prime Minister launches National Holocaust Commission to Mark 25 years of Holocaust Educational Trust
16th September 2013
The Prime Minister speaks at the Holocaust Educational Trust's Appeal Dinner

 

Teacher Study Visit to Berlin
18th July 2013
Our Teacher Study Visit this autumn will be to Berlin

 

Hundreds of young people gather to launch Ambassador Conference
9th July 2013
Over 500 students attended the Holocaust Educational Trust's first-ever Ambassador Conference

 

Lord Browne to head the Holocaust Educational Trust's Ambassador Programme
28th June 2013
Lord Browne of Maindgley, former Chief Executive of BP, is to head the Trust's latest exciting initiative

 

Kindertransport - 75th anniversary
23rd June 2013
Karen Pollock MBE, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust, comments on the Kindertransport's 75th anniversary

 

Alex Salmond pledges to continue funding of Holocaust Educational Trust visits to Auschwitz
2nd May 2013
Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond MSP has announced renewed and increased funding for the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Lessons from Auschwitz Project.

 

20,000 students have now participated in Lessons from Auschwitz
23rd April 2013
Today the 20,000th participant has travelled to the Nazi death and concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of the Holocaust Educational Trust's Lessons from Auschwitz project.

 

New research shows there were more Nazi ghettos and camps than previously believed
4th March 2013
Researchers working at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have brought to light shocking new evidence that the number of camps and ghettos used by the Nazis in carrying out the Holocaust was far greater than previously thought.

 

Regional Ambassador Day
23rd February 2013
We invited our newly appointed Regional Ambassadors to take part in a day of workshops and seminars at the Jewish Museum in Camden, London.

 

On Holocaust Memorial Day, Holocaust survivors take part in Live Twitter Q&A
29th January 2013
On Holocaust Memorial Day, Holocaust survivors Zigi Shipper and Eva Clarke answered your questions in a live twitter Q&A.

 

Teacher Study Visit to Lithuania – Applications now being accepted
23rd January 2013
The Holocaust Educational Trust is pleased to invite applications for our next Teacher Study Visit. Our 2013 course for UK teachers will be held in Lithuania from 4th-7th April.

 

David Miliband and Daniel Finkelstein in coversation to mark Holocaust Memorial Day
21st January 2013
The Holocaust Educational Trust hosted our annual lecture at the Houses of Parliament to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. David Miliband and Daniel Finkelstein spoke about their family's personal connections to the Holocaust.

 

Meeting with the Prime Minister for Holocaust survivor and Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassadors
21st January 2013
The Prime Minister, Rt Hon. David Cameron MP met with Holocaust survivor Freda Wineman and Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassadors. The Prime Minister pledged his commitment to preserving the memory of the Holocaust and to challenging all forms of prejudice and hatred.

 

London students visit Holocaust survivors
11th January 2013
Students taking part in the Trust's Lessons from Auschwitz Project had the chance to meet Holocaust survivors in London

 

The Holocaust Educational Trust and The Football Association launch educational resource
7th January 2013
We launched a new free educational resource produced by the Holocaust Educational Trust in partnership with The Football Association entitled Introduction to the Holocaust: Footballers Remember

 

Holocaust Educational Trust delivers important educational programmes in Gibraltar
29th November 2012
Holocaust survivor Eva Clarke joined the Trust's educators to deliver an intensive three day teacher training and outreach programme in Gibraltar

 

Holocaust Memorial Day: Guidelines & Suggested Readings for Teachers
28th November 2012
Download guidelines for teachers to use in planning Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) commemorative ceremonies in their schools.

 

100th Lessons from Auschwitz Project
19th October 2012
Deputy Prime Minister the Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP joins students on the Trust's 100th Lessons from Auschwitz Project

 

Holocaust Educational Trust honours champions of Holocaust Education
12th September 2012
BBC Radio 4 presenter Martha Kearney and the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP among the speakers at Holocaust Educational Trust Appeal Dinner

 

CPD Course Takes 23 Teachers to Yad Vashem
17th August 2012
Twenty two teachers from across the UK took part in the intensive annual teacher training course, which ran from 3rd-12th August 2012 in Israel, as part of the Holocaust Educational Trust’s annual CPD course

 

Three Peaks champions raise funds for the Holocaust Educational Trust
2nd July 2012
Young supporters climbed UK's highest peaks in support of the Trust's educational programmes

 

Auschwitz visit marks ongoing partnership with the Football Association 
29th May 2012
The Holocaust Educational Trust and the Football Association have entered into a partnership to produce an educational resource – England players will visit Auschwitz during Euro 2012

 

Scottish Parliament Welcomes Holocaust Educational Trust Teachers & Students
19th April 2012
Students, teachers and educators who have been involved in the Trust's work in Scotland gathered at Holyrood to highlight the impact our educational programmes have made.

 

Welsh Government pledges increased funding for Lessons from Auschwitz Project
15th March 2012
Welsh Education Minister Leighton Andrews AM announces renewed and increased funding for Holocaust Educational Trust  

 

Downing Street meeting for Holocaust survivor and Student Ambassadors
25th January 2012
Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister meet Holocaust survivor and Student Ambassadors at No10

 

Historian Ian Kershaw Delivers 2012 Lord Merlyn-Rees Memorial Lecture
24th January 2012
On 23rd January 2012 more than 200 guests attended the Holocaust Educational Trust's annual Lord Merlyn-Rees Memorial Lecture at the Attlee Suite, Houses of Parliament.

 

MPs Praise Survivors, Lessons from Auschwitz in Holocaust Memorial Day Debate
23rd January 2012
Members of Parliament paid tributes to the work of the Holocaust Educational Trust on Thursday 19th January 2012 during a debate in Westminster Hall to mark the upcoming Holocaust Memorial Day.

 

Student Ambassadors address Scottish Parliament
19th January 2012
Holocaust Educational Trust Student Ambassadors speak to MSPs as Scottish Government pledges increased funding for Lessons from Auschwitz Project 

 

MBE for the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Chief Executive
1st December 2012
Karen Pollock given award in the Queen's New Year's Honours.

 

Holocaust Memorial Day: Guidelines & Suggested Readings for Teachers
21st December 2011
Download guidelines for teachers to use in planning Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) commemorative ceremonies in their schools.

 

Winter Teacher Seminar Focuses on the Jews of Hungary
6th December 2011
Bristol played host to the Holocaust Educational Trust's Winter Teacher Seminar, part of our ongoing series of regional Continuing Professional Development opportunities for teachers.

 

The Trust Partners with France's Memorial de la Shoah for Teacher Study Visit
2nd November 2011
Twenty teachers took part in a unique CPD course, the latest in the Holocaust Educational Trust's Teacher Study Visit series.

 

Holocaust Educational Trust welcomes human rights expert and survivor Thomas Buergenthal
15th September 2011
Former International Court of Justice Judge Thomas Buergenthal and Communities Secretary Eric Pickles among speakers at Holocaust Educational Trust Appeal Dinner.

 

Teachers Visit Yad Vashem for Intensive CPD
18 August 2011
Twenty two teachers from across the UK, representing a range of subject areas, attended a 10-day training seminar from 5th-14th August in Israel as part of the Holocaust Educational Trust’s annual CPD course.

 

Teachers Convene for 2nd Annual Summer School
1 August 2011
On Thursday 28th July, 50 teachers from across the United Kingdom attended the second Holocaust Educational Trust Teachers’ Summer School.

 

BBC’s Nick Robinson joins Holocaust Educational Trust Student Ambassadors
13 July 2011
BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson and Ollie Barberi, star of the Channel 4 series ‘Skins,’ were guest speakers at the Holocaust Educational Trust Lessons from Auschwitz Student Ambassador event.

 

UK Government funding for the maintenance of Auschwitz-Birkenau
26 May 2011
The Holocaust Educational Trust has welcomed today’s announcement by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, of a UK Government’s contribution of £2.1m for the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation fund, established for the maintenance and preservation of the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

 

Comment on the verdict of the Demjanjuk trial
13 May 2011
Following the conviction in Munich yesterday of John Demjanjuk, who was found guilty of helping to murder more than 28,000 Jews at Sobibor extermination camp, Chairman of the Holocaust Educational Trust and former war crimes investigator Lord Janner said “The verdict of this trial sends an unequivocal message, namely that the passage of time is no barrier to justice – and that age or poor health cannot absolve anyone of appalling crimes." 

 

Buy newly launched book: The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz by Denis Avey with Rob Broomby
5 April 2011
As a Prisoner-of-War, Denis Avey took extraordinary risks to help smuggle provisions to Ernst Lobethall, a Jewish inmate, ultimately helping him to survive the Holocaust.

 

Teacher Study Visit to Berlin
28 February 2011
Over the February 2011 half-term 24 teachers from across the UK took part in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s first Teacher Study Visit to Berlin.

 

Martin and Erica’s Journey & Paul’s Journey Updated and Re-launched
10 February 2011
The Holocaust Educational Trust is delighted to announce the re-launch of Paul’s Journey and Martin and Erica’s Journey. Produced in partnership with the National Union of Teachers, these extremely popular resources have been revised and fully updated to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2011.

 

Students and survivors mark Holocaust Memorial Day at City Hall
25 January 2011
Students who have participated in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Lessons from Auschwitz Project joined survivors and dignitaries from across London in marking Holocaust Memorial Day at the Greater London Authority.

 

Martha Kearney and Sir Martin Gilbert speak at Lord Merlyn-Rees Lecture
24 January 2011
Martha Kearney, presenter of BBC Radio 4’s ‘The World at One’, joined keynote speaker Sir Martin Gilbert at the Holocaust Educational Trust’s annual Lord Merlyn-Rees Lecture, held at the Houses of Parliament – and spoke movingly about her own personal connections to the Holocaust.

 

Annual Teacher Training Course – Applications now being accepted
21 January 2011
The Holocaust Educational Trust is pleased to invite applications for our 2011 Teacher Training Course, an MA level programme with sessions held in the UK and over 10 days in Israel at the Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies.