Online Symposium on the Holocaust

Last updated on
Friday, September 18th, 2020
Experience type: 
Online Resource
Program Description

The Online Symposium on the Holocaust provides student engagement with a historian and Holocaust Survivor Speakers. Once registered, the symposium is accessible to learners at any time, offering different levels of engagement and learning at the user’s own pace. It can be taught in half a day, or over several days or weeks.

Symposium is recommended for students in grades 10 through 12.


  • A video-recorded historical overview on the Holocaust by Dr. Lauren Faulkner Rossi (SFU)
  • Video-recorded eyewitness accounts by Holocaust survivors Lillian Boraks-Nemetz and Dr. Robert Krell
  • Video-recorded answers to frequently asked questions asked of survivors
  • Guidelines for teachers, a note to students on how they can make a difference, and links to additional resources

Follow these easy steps to enroll:

  • Click on this link:
  • Click on “Enroll for free”
  • Register with your contact information
  • Ask students to take the same steps to enroll
Big Ideas
  • Collective identity is constructed and can change over time.
  • Disparities in power alter the balance of relationships between individuals and between societies.
  • Emerging ideas and ideologies profoundly influence societies and events.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    10, 11, 12
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Packages Provided: 
    No Packages Provided