Call for Applications: Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue – Education Fellows Program

The Education Fellows Program was established by the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue in 2007. The program aims to advance research and scholarship on the internationally growing field of Soka education, S a student-centered educational approach based on the pedagogy of Japanese educator Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and his successor, Josei Toda.

Maria Montessori visits the Gatehouse School in London in 1951, where her teaching methods are still employed [© Jack Esten/Popperfoto/Getty Images]

Growing Peace: Gandhi, Montessori and What It Means to Begin with the Children

Education has a vital role in cultivating peace. This is not so much a question of curricula as the kind of engagement fostered in the classroom, writes Mitch Bogen, examining the approach to peace education of Montessori and Gandhi.

The U. of Puerto Rico’s Rio Piedras campus, after Hurricane Maria. (Photo: Pablo Pantoja, Anadolu Agency, Getty Images - via The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Courage, Resilience and Spiritual Strength: Peace Educators in Puerto Rico

The courage and resilience of our Puerto Rican peace education colleagues provide us with hope and demonstrates that to be a peace educator means to be devoted to learning to overcome obstacles to justice and to continue to strive for peace in all circumstances.