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After educating ourselves, raising awareness and sensitivity in others is the most effective means we have for promoting tolerance. Here you will find a wide selection of educational resources and pedagogic guides to help you inspire others toward lives of conscience and compassionate action.    

Genocide

The Discussion Papers Journal series is a compilation of papers written by leading Holocaust and genocide studies scholars from around the world. The series aims to engage the minds of students and...
The University of Southern California Shoah Foundation developed IWitness as a free educational website to educate middle and high school students about genocide. This resource offers educators a...
This website includes a collection of lesson plans covering central themes of Holocaust, detailing how they can be approached in classrooms. The page is updated regularly and new material are added...
This set of handouts, discussion prompts, and activity guides prepared by the Anti-Defamation League and the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation provides resources to help students learn...
This unit, designed by Facing History and Ourselves, uses the story of Raphael Lemkin and the coining of the term genocide and the subsequent drafting of the United Nations Convention on the...

Minority Rights

This report prepared by Minority Rights Group International examines the status and treatment of minority ethnic and religious groups in nine Middle Eastern countries in 2013. It documents specific...
Scholars from the University of Chicago developed this teacher resource to provide an overview of Middle Eastern cultures and their contributions to the world. This resource contains illuminating...
This lesson plan, prepared by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, allows students who have never seriously examined issues of stereotyping and prejudice to grapple with those issues. Through...
This resource, developed by UNESCO Bangkok, includes a toolkit for educators who wish to nurture an inclusive, learning-friendly environment in which all children, regardless of physical,...
This lesson plan, provided by RaceBridges for Schools, seeks to help teachers and students wrestle with the question "what does past racism and intolerance have to with me?" It offers...

Tolerance

“Learning to Live with Difference,” created by PeaceWorks in association with the Anne Frank House, provides a well-formulated overview of human rights that centers on how individuals and groups...
This collection of lesson plans provided by Education World provides a range of lesson and activity ideas to teach students about tolerance, diversity, and the impact they can have, both positive and...
In this lesson, students examine the idea of tolerance and the different experiences individual students have had with different types of tolerance or intolerant behavior. The class will push their...
This unit, developed by Facing History and Ourselves, is designed for sixth grade or middle school students. The ten lessons included in the unit explore what it is that makes up ones identity and...
This publication by Teaching Respect for All, a joint project of UNESCO, the United States, and Brazil, is a guide for policymakers, school and NGO administrators, and educators on how to counteract...

About Tavaana

Tavaana: E-Learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society is Iran’s pioneer e-learning institute. Tavaana – meaning ‘empowered’ and ‘capable’ in Persian – was launched on May 17, 2010 with a mission to support active citizenship and civic leadership in Iran through a multi-platform civic education and civil society capacity building program. Tavaana holds a vision for a free and open Iranian society, one in which each and every Iranian enjoys equality, justice and the full spectrum of civil and political liberties.

About The Tolerance Project

The Tolerance Project aims to inspire conscience, pluralism, religious freedom, and celebration of difference. Using an array of educational materials in Arabic, Persian, and English, The Tolerance Project emphasizes the capacity of each and every individual to counter hate, and imparts the benefits of living in tolerant, open societies. The Tolerance Project educates to prevent persecution and genocide, cultivating the basis for vibrant and stable societies in the broader Middle East.

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