This doctoral thesis by Sufi Amin analyzes the higher secondary school level curriculum and textbooks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan, with respect to the integral model of peace education.
Month: December 2021
The UNESCO General Conference officially approved a proposal to revise the 1974 Recommendation concerning Education for International Understanding, Co-operation and Peace and Education relating to Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. The revised Recommendation will reflect evolved understandings of education, as well as new threats to peace, toward providing international standards for the promotion of peace through education. The Global Campaign for Peace Education is contributing to the development of a technical note that will support the revision process.
bell hooks, the acclaimed and celebrated feminist author, educator, activist, and scholar passed away Dec. 15 at the age of 69. She made significant contributions to the field of peace and social justice education, penning several books and essays on the power and nature of transformative pedagogies to transgress oppressions.
From August to November 2021, Fundación Escuelas de Paz organized the first Latin American independent Talking Across Generations on Education (iTAGe) in Colombia, exploring the role of education in promoting youth participation and a culture of peace, as well as implementing UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security.