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…]
The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) aims to create a database for one hundred active actors in the Civic Education field in the Arab region. [continue reading…]
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. [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…]
The US withdrawal from UNESCO abrogates its commitment to the shared responsibility of advancing education for all, assumed at the time the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted, abandoning the agency created to advance the right to education for all. [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…]