In December 2022, the Ukrainian team of the “History Competitions” held a small online workshop for teachers from Armenia, Georgia and Moldova to present a new publication and discuss their experience of the competitions.
With the latest national history competitions still in mind, tutors from Armenia, Georgia and Moldova met to discuss Soviet history, its implications and lingering impact for today’s history education in schools.
In December 2020, tutors from all five project countries used the opportunity to share their experiences of school education. Together they discussed how politics of memory and cultures of commemoration are significant in class.
In the 2019/2020 competition, organisers in Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine provided opportunities for 272 teachers to reflect on contemporary approaches to historical sources in a total of 18 national workshops.
Different perspectives on national past: Summing up the first year