“A futures perspective is crucial to effective teaching and learning in peace education. By enabling learners to think more critically and creatively about the forces that create probable and preferable futures, they are able to engage in more purposeful and focused action for change.”
-David Hicks, Futures Education. In Encyclopedia of Peace Education (2008).
Learn more about this quote by visiting the Global Campaign for Peace Education’s very own Peace Education Quotes & Memes: A Peace Education Bibliography. The bibliographic directory is an edited collection of annotated quotes of perspectives on theory, practice, policy, and pedagogy in peace education. Each quote/bibliographic entry is complemented by an artistic meme that you are encouraged to download and spread via social media.
UNESCO’s Futures of Education initiative aims to stimulate and capture a global conversation on re-imagining education, learning, and knowledge for an increasingly complex and unpredictable world. Transformative education lies at the heart of this process. [continue reading…]
A process-focused orientation considers all participants as equal contributors in building a new and more peaceable world here and now argues Adam Jacobs, co-founder of Kids Creative, a New York City nonprofit that runs afterschool and summer programs with over 1,000 youth each year. [continue reading…]