Amek Adler - Holocaust survivor

Approximately 550 students, educators and guests gathered for the Horizon Holocaust Symposium at the Humboldt Uniplex Curling Rink on Monday, April 24. The event began with Mr. Amek Adler, Holocaust survivor, sharing his powerful, moving survivor testimony and answering questions from students and staff. The remainder of the day consisted of presentations and workshops on several areas relating to this dark chapter in human history, promoting an acceptance and understanding of different cultures, with the theme of “Interpret the Past, Forge the Future”. Read more

Student Reporters at Courageous Conversations

The Concentus Foundation, in partnership with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and the Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit, is hosting a forum where decision makers, community partners and interested stakeholders can come together to talk about the role of rights, the need for respect, and citizenship responsibilities in shaping the future of Saskatchewan. Read more

Concentus Education Foundation logo

On October 31, 2016, the Concentus Citizenship Education Foundation, in partnership with Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and the Saskatchewan Education Leadership Unit (SELU), is offering a one-day knowledge exchange for teachers.  At this event, teachers will experience the most effective strategies to meet specific outcomes by teaching events of the Holocaust (Shoah) and by having students understand the impact of the Holocaust on the world. Read more

On March 21, and as part of the Twenty-First National Congress on Rural Education in Canada, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission recognized eight of the teachers who made significant contributions to the citizenship education materials. Read more