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Subject area:
Fundamental British Values, Hate crime
Age group:
KS 1, KS 2, KS 3, KS 4
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An educational resource pack for exploring the history of Bosnia-Herzegovina and issues relating to genocide. The resources include a comprehensive set of lesson plans to be used across Personal, Social, Health, and Economic (PSHE) education developed jointly between Remembering Srebrenica and the leading experts at the PSHE Association. It also includes school assembly aides and lesson plans which can be used at any time throughout the year, but are particularly suitable to assemblies, lessons and lectures around the time of the EU-wide Srebrenica Memorial Day on 11 July.   Providing an email address will be required in order to download the below resource pack.


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Bridging the divide: Confronting hate commemoration assembly

Secondary school assembly plan and slides to mark the anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide on 11 July.

Bridging the divide: Confronting hate form time resources

Four workshops for use with secondary pupils in form time to explore stories of people who came together to bridge the divide.

Primary: Similarities and differences lesson plans

Age-appropriate workshops for Key Stage One and Two on the lessons that can be learned from Srebrenica.

Primary: Gleam and glow assembly plan

Based on the story Gleam and Glow by Eve Bunting, this assembly tells the story of Viktor, a young Bosnian boy forced to leave his home during the war.

Secondary: 10 stages of genocide workshop

Lesson plan and slides for 1 hour workshop, discussing the behaviours that occur in a society before a genocide is carried out.

Acts of courage case study: Hasan Nuhanović

Hasan was a translator for the UN when Serb forces took Srebrenica in July 1995. Forced to translate the order to send his family away, he never saw them again.

Acts of courage case study: Predrag Pašić

The international footballer had the choice to leave war torn Sarajevo, but instead stayed to set up a football school for children of all faiths and ethnicities.

Acts of courage case study: Jovan Divjak

A Commander of the Territorial Defence in Sarajevo, he stayed in Sarajevo to be part of the multi-ethnic the army of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Acts of courage case study: Fadila Kapic

Fadila followed courageously saved her Serb neighbours from the Croat soldiers.

Acts of courage case study: UK Stories

Hate crime and hate incidents are still on the rise in the UK. Here are some everyday heroes that stand up and speak out against hatred and division.