Launch of AHDR's groundbreaking educational materials
On Monday 12 March 2012 at 16:00-19:30 the Association for Historical Dialogue & Research (AHDR) are launching their groundbreaking supplementary educational materials produced in the context of the AHDR’s Multiperspectivity and Intercultural Dialogue in Education (MIDE) project , funded by UNDP-ACT. The event will take place at the Home for Cooperation in the UN buffer zone, Nicosia, opposite Ledra Palace Hotel. These innovative materials, aimed specifically at history educators, researchers, young people as well as anyone interested in history and history teaching, have been prepared by teams of experts, comprising of members and friends of the AHDR from Cyprus and abroad, and can be used in a variety of educational settings. AHDR’s aim is that such materials will help to foster multiperspectivity and intercultural dialogue, developing historical understanding and critical thinking. The educational materials cover key topic areas on Cyprus History, and will provide teachers with varied resources that focus on multiperspective approaches to the teaching and learning of history.Key topic areas include: Thinking Historically about Missing Persons, Learning to Investigate the History of Cyprus through Artefacts, The Ottoman Period in Cyprus, Our Children Our Games, Introducing Oral History and Home for Cooperation.