Webinar recording: Rethinking the Current Education Curriculum and Methodology amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Nigeria Network and Campaign for Peace Education hosted a special global webinar on the theme of “Rethinking the Current Education Curriculum and Methodology amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic” on September 9, 2020.  Video from the event is now available.

Webinar Recording

Moderator

Dr. Temitope Olaifa

Speakers

Dr. Tony Jenkins. “A Global Overview of the Challenges of Incorporating Peace Education in School Curriculum in a COVID-19 Era”

Dr. Modupe Albert. “Peace Education and the Nigerian School Curriculum: Issues and Challenges in the Post-COVID-19 Era”

Mr. Sebastian Owanga. “Peace Education as a Peacebuilding tool in Africa”

Bios

Tony JenkinsCoordinator, Global Campaign for Peace Education
Tony Jenkins PhD is currently a Lecturer in the Program on Justice and Peace Studies at Georgetown University. Since 2001 he has served as the Managing Director of the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) and since 2007 as the Coordinator of the Global Campaign for Peace Education (GCPE).
Dr Modupe AlbertDept. of Politics and International Relations - Lead City University, Ibadan
Dr Modupe Albert is a PhD holder in Peace and Conflict Studies of the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. She also holds an M. A. In Peace and Conflict Studies from the same university. She currently lectures at the Department of Politics and International Relations, Lead City University, Ibadan. Prior to this she had taught at the secondary level for 13years. Her academic foci include Peace Education Curriculum, Youth Education and Security Studies.
Dr Tope OlaifaCoordinator, Peace and Strategic Studies & Security and Intelligence Studies Programmes, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Dr Temitope Olaifa holds a Master and PhD degrees in Peace and Conflict Studies of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Her first degree is B.A. (Ed) English. She currently coordinates the Peace and Strategic Studies, and Security and Intelligence Studies Programmes of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
Mr. Sebastian OwangaDeputy Director, Ministry of Education, Kenya
Mr Sebastian Owanga is a Deputy Director in the Ministry of Education of Kenya, working on donor funded projects.  He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration.  

About the Nigeria Network and Campaign for Peace Education

The Nigeria Network and Campaign for Peace Education was established in 2019 with the intention of bringing advocates and practitioners in peacebuilding and peace education together to learn, strategize, and take collective action to pursue a culture of peace through peace education in Nigeria.  The Network is officially affiliated with the Global Campaign for Peace Education.

Click here to learn more about The Nigeria Network and Campaign for Peace Education.

 

 

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