Be an Upstander Educators Workshop

Two full-day workshops for educators

January 26, 2024 and January 30, 2024

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Students in a museum gallery display their work on easels. The focus is on one student talking with an adult who is smiling and taking a photograph with their phone of the student’s work. The artwork shows four people in a hallway with four doors, each with a sign on it. Partially obscured.

Event details

Free, registration required
Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms – Level 1, Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Language and Accessibility:
The workshop will be in English on January 26 and in French January 30

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is committed to supporting human rights education in the classroom. We will be hosting two full‐day workshops for educators: one in English on January 26 and one in French on January 30. 

Participants will examine pedagogical approaches for human rights education, explore the Museum’s galleries and free resources, and learn how the to use the Be an Upstander project‐based learning resource to equip students to take action in the face of injustice. Participants will also learn how to support students in creating projects for the Be an Upstander Showcase, with a specific focus on creating music in response to the new Beyond the Beat exhibition. 

Space is limited. Fill out the following form to sign‐up: Web Form 

Please contact if you have any questions.

Dive Deeper

Featured school program: Beyond the Beat Self-Guided Experience: the Be an Upstander Tour

December 15, 2023 to September 30, 2024

Explore the temporary Beyond the Beat exhibit and uncover the role that music has played in various human rights movements.

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