Category: Education

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries


ESJF Holds Teacher Training Webinar for Moldovan Educators

ESJF continues to find success rolling out its educational programme online. An ESJF teacher training event was originally scheduled to take place in Chișinău on the 13th of March 2020. However, on March 10th, ESJF received word from Julia Sheinman, Director of the Jewish Community of the Republic of Moldova, informing us that the event…
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ESJF Carries Out Webinars for Lithuanian Secondary Schools

With COVID-19 lockdowns in full-effect across Europe, ESJF has been hard at work over the past few weeks, restructuring the final educational events of our first EU-funded pilot project to an online format. We are pleased to announce that last week we carried out the first of our educational webinars with secondary-school outreach events for…
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Lviv Students Complete Technical Training

The European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative (ESJF) continues its educational outreach in Ukraine. On February 20, Students gathered at Lviv Polytechnic University to learn about the ESJF’s cultural heritage preservation work from both a historian’s and a technologist’s perspective. ESJF’s Olena Andronatiy introduced students to the project, providing an overview of ESJF’s mission, methods, and results…
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Secondary school educational outreach in Moldova completed in Orhei

The European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative (ESJF) visited the Lomonosov lyceeum in Orhei, Moldova today. Olga Sivak of the Itzik Manger Jewish library gave a guest lecture to the 11th and 12th grades. Students learned about the history of Orhei’s Jewish community (which dates all the way back to the 17th century), its historical events, people,…
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Teacher training seminar held in Mykolayiv, Ukraine

In the framework of the pilot project Mapping the Jewish Cemeteries of Europe, co-funded by the European Commission, we already held teacher training seminars in Greece and Slovakia in 2019. These seminars help us to bring Jewish heritage to classrooms beyond the framework of the project itself, enhancing educators’ practices, and providing a platform for…
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