Within the framework of Young People Remember, the Federal Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM) is funding 31 educational projects at Nazi memorial museum sites nationwide over a period of three years. The focus is on the development of innovative educational and mediation formats as well as the establishment of sustainably effective cooperative relationships.
The Memorial Museums Department of the Topography of Terror Foundation contributes to the Young People Remember program by facilitating and supporting collegial exchange among the participating projects. In the interaction of both small and large memorial museums, experiences with the newly developed educational formats are evaluated here and challenges are discussed. A monthly digital Jour Fixe serves to present projects and invite external experts on various topics. A more intensive exchange in person is possible at annual network meetings. Working groups in the network also contribute to a more in-depth discussion about individual questions and problems, for example in the conception of a small collection of online methods.
Further training offers tailored to the interests and needs of the individual projects supplement the memorial museum department’s offers. The development of skills and learning from each other and in the network of memorial sites and during educational projects are of central importance. The knowledge gained from experience should be passed on with a view to continuing the Young People Remember program and also benefit the memorial museums landscape as a whole.
Contact: Florian Kemmelmeier (kemmelmeier(at)topographie.de)
Some Young People Remember projects are presented here.
Further information about the funding body is available on the website: