(Reposted from: The Journal of Social Encounters. 2020)
By Loreta Navarro-Castro
In this essay, Loreta Navarro-Castro discusses the development of Peace Education in the Philippines. She also discusses her journey as a peace educator and organizer of peace education. She concludes with lessons that she learned in her work that may be useful for others interested in Peace Education and Advocacy.
Loreta Navarro-Castro is the founding director of the Center for Peace Education of Miriam College, Philippines. She also teaches in the International Studies and Education departments of the College. She is currently involved in the work of the Global Campaign for Peace Education; the GPPAC Peace Education Working Group; the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons; and the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative of Pax Christi International.
Navarro-Castro, Loreta (2020) “Peace Education in the Philippines: My Journey as a Peace Educator and Some Lessons Learned,” The Journal of Social Encounters: Vol. 4: Iss. 2, 90-95.