Tauheedah Baker: undoing racism in the classroom

“If we want to see a more socially just society for all, we must first undo racism. We must start in the classroom, and teachers must indeed teach to change the world.” – Tauheedah Baker (2020)

Daisaku Ikeda on education for peace

“Education must cultivate the wisdom to reject and resist violence in all its forms. It must foster people who intuitively understand and know–in their minds, in their hearts, with their entire being–the irreplaceable value of human beings and the natural world. I believe such education embodies the timeless struggle of human civilization to create an unerring path to peace.” – Daisaku Ikeda

Tony Jenkins: peacelearning pedagogy for political agency

“Political agency is generated internally. We take external action upon those things that we hold dear and meaningful. Justice and peace, learned as abstract concepts and goals, will not be acted upon. Peacelearning pedagogy is pursued through inquiry that connects abstract concepts to the learner’s experience of the world.” -Tony Jenkins

MLK: The Purpose of Education

“The function of education… is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. But education which stops with efficiency may prove the greatest menace to society. The most dangerous criminal may be the man gifted with reason, but with no morals.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sir Joseph Rotblat: peace education for a war-free world

“For the concept of a war-free world to become universally accepted, and consciously adopted by making war illegal, a process of education will be required at all levels: education for peace; education for world citizenship.” – Nobel Peace Prize winner Sir Joseph Rotblat

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