A study by University of California Los Angeles researchers published in the journal Child Development finds that students who attend more racially and ethnically diverse schools report less vulnerability, loneliness, insecurity and bullying.
A Model for Engaging Students in Nonviolent Action: Diversity, Oppression, Nonviolence, and Engagement
The City of Rockville (MD) Human Rights Commission’s annual Diversity Leadership Workshop was held on Saturday, April 29. In the past, the program had focused on diversity leadership. However, this year at the request of students, the focus was on looking at the role of engagement and activism and retitled “Leadership for Action.”
Peace educator Susan Gelber Cannon hosts a virtual Diversity Book Club on her blog where she summarizes books and provides classroom applications and resources for teachers interested in building welcoming and inclusive environments in their classrooms and schools. This particular session explores Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, a book of particular relevance to the Global Campaign for Peace Education and International Institute on Peace Education’s call for campus teach-ins on identity-based violence.
(Original article: euronews.com Special Reports – Learning World, Dec. 11, 2015) Today’s news is overwhelmed with questions on multiculturalism, diversity and peace. In this edition we take a look at how education can play a very important role in building intercultural tolerance and respect. Australia is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the […]