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Educators: what resources do you need to teach your students about themes related to war and conflict?

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December 4, 2022

Educators: what resources do you need to teach your students about themes related to war and conflict?

Education is at the heart of the Vimy Foundation’s mission. Our experiential and commemorative youth programs have reached thousands of students over the past fifteen year.

The Vimy Foundation wants to know how we can continue to support you to teach your students about the First World War, leadership, and civic engagement.

We’ve created a short survey to learn a little more about your teaching needs and the interests of your students. The survey should take no more than 5 minutes to complete but will have a major impact on current and future programs and resources.

Access the survey by clicking on the links below:

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Survey respondents have a chance to win 1 of 5 Vimy Foundation prize packs valued at $100 each. The prize pack will include two books (Vimy: Canada’s Memorial to a Generation and They Fought in Colour: A New Look at Canada’s First World War Effort), a key chain, and socks.

To learn more about our education resources and student programs, visit https://vimyfoundation.ca/teach/educator-resources

We look forward to hearing from you!

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