As the second call for project is been launched, I catch up with Hilary de Joux, Waimea College Nelson, to ask her about her recent involvement with the Shared Histories programme.
When did you find out about the Programme Hilary?
I was aware of it since its launch late 2013, information had been sent via the French teachers listserve. It caught my attention then but it is not until the NZALT conference in July that I got the chance to learn more. What made you decide to get involved? At...
Take 11 Young Ambassadors - Gather in room - Give 15 minutes - et voilà!
Quiz Q&A for you and your students
- Q: How many men in the Otago Regiment died on New Zealand's bloodiest day, during the Battle of Passchendaele, on 12 October, 1917, winning them the name 'The Unlucky Otagos'? A: nearly 200, with more than 90 men from Dunedin.
- Q: How heavy were New Zealand soldiers' packs? A: around 30kgs
- Q: When did Kiwi soldiers start to return home to New Zealand after the Armistice was signed...
An online school partnership programme, where schools meet and explore the Commemoration of World War 1, and develop a common understanding of the Duty of Remembrance.
Why join the Shared Histories programme?
Do you want your students to be involved in the Commemoration of WW1? Do you want them to meet others in the process, from different countries so that they experience different backgrounds and geographical settings? Do you want them to use and develop an...