‘Imagine’ addresses primary schools, secondary schools and lyceums and aims to bring together 2500 students from 50 Turkish Cypriot and 50 Greek Cypriot schools from all areas of Cyprus. [continue reading…]
The River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding and the Gainesville Police Department have taken a bold and innovative approach to facilitate healing and trust building by bringing together black and brown youth and Law Enforcement Officers to address issues and concerns that impact their daily lives. [continue reading…]
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 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. [continue reading…]
Iraq War veteran and West Point graduate Paul K. Chappell is bringing his message of peace and tolerance to Santa Barbara Middle School (SBMS) staff and students in a six-month Peace Educator partnership. [continue reading…]
Fifteen years after the overthrow of the Taliban regime, Afghanistan’s university student population has ballooned, and its roughly 50 universities form a critical arena in the struggle for the country’s future. Yet Afghan universities have lacked courses or student organizations dedicated to opposing extremist ideas and to building peace across the ethnic, sectarian and other divides exploited by militant groups. [continue reading…]
Kuchi people are some of the poorest and least represented people in Afghanistan. School isn’t traditionally a part of the nomadic life, so many adults in the tribes are illiterate. However, parents can see the benefits of education and want more than anything for their children to read and write. [continue reading…]