Under the UK’s “Prevent” policy, nurseries, schools and universities are treated as places where the growth of radical extremism may be undermined. Educators are expected to instil “British values” in their students while also being on the lookout for signs of extremist behaviour or attitudes, which they are required to report. By contrast, when working in other parts of the world, the UK government encourages a different approach – peace education.
Peace advocate Bai Rohaniza Sumndad-Usman and her group Teach Peace, Build Peace movement have been going around evacuation centers to help traumatized Maranao kids recover.
Call for Participants: Study on Implementing Principles of Global Citizenship Education into University Curricula
Faculty, program directors/chairs and educators working in Higher Education are sought for a doctoral study titled “Implementing Principles of Global Citizenship Education into University Curricula.”
After winning accolades at numerous film festivals for how it powerfully documents the impact of peace education on the lives of Texas inmates, Inside Peace will be shown on PBS television stations across the U.S. The feature documentary focuses on four men at the Dominguez State Jail in San Antonio. With lives marked by generations of violence and addiction, they attend the “Peace Class” and begin the struggle to discover their humanity and rebuild their lives from the inside out.
Peace is not just a statement, it’s not just a word but is an act that leaders and people in the community, at home, in our country need to act upon,” says Vika Savieti, one of 15 young women who participated in a Human Security Peace Education consultation held August 14 in Nukualofa.
The chairperson of the National Youth Commission appealed to the military and other groups involved in the conflict in Mindanao to treat schools, including Lumad schools, as zones of peace. His statement came after President Rodrigo Duterte said last month that he would order the police and the military to bomb the schools of the indigenous peoples.
One Common Unity breaks cycles of violence and builds compassionate, healthy communities through the transformative power of music, arts, and peace education. The Program Director’s role is to provide programmatic and operational leadership and to lead the flagship youth development program, Fly By Light.
For young Japanese interviewed by The Japan Times the historical significance of Aug. 15 (Japan’s surrender in WWII) or the political tensions surrounding the shrine are subjects seldom discussed. Japan’s role in the war, or its consequences, rarely come up.
The Social Justice Standards, produced by Teaching Tolerance, are a road map for anti-bias education at every stage of K–12 instruction. Comprised of anchor standards and age-appropriate learning outcomes, the Standards provide a common language and organizational structure educators can use to guide curriculum development and make schools more just and equitable.
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What would you do if a Neo-Nazi group chose your town for a yearly march? Would you challenge them with violence or nonviolence? The Metta Center for Nonviolence offers this timely reflection on the strategic and spiritual insights of Mahatma Gandhi in thought, word and deed.
In response to recent events, including the deadly white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released a new edition of Ten Ways to Fight Hate, its longstanding guide for effectively – and peacefully – taking a stand against bigotry.
There are no doubt complexities that come with White Americans working for racial justice. Nevertheless, the movement for racial justice needs more White Americans to get involved. And it’s our responsibility to help each other get involved–and get involved productively. Jon Greenberg has compiled this list to help White Americans do so.