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.

Snack time at a Montessori school in Bangalore, India [Photo by Nagarjun Kandukuru/CC BY]

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.