The Peace Education Handbook is a product of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)’s Regional Peace Education Project and is addressed to teachers, facilitators, trainers, and educators who are looking to integrate peace education into their work and curricula.
“Learning Life’s Lessons: Inspirational Tips for Creating Peace in Troubled Times,” by William Timpson, is ideal for educators seeking to rekindle hope in contentious political times. Historical examples of individuals and groups overcoming difficulties are explored through “tips” and discussion starters suited for teaching peace education in many contexts. “Learning Life’s Lessons” is also the first publication of Peace Knowledge Press!
From 2007 to 2012, the Ministry of Education (MoE) of the Government of Nepal worked with Save the Children, UNESCO, and UNICEF to revise the national social studies curriculum. The aim was to promote education for peace, human rights, and civic education (PHRCE) in the wake of a 10-year Maoist insurgency and the transition to a democratic republic.
How to Introduce Gender in History Teaching, a publication of the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR), focuses on gender as a missing lens when teaching history in school. The silencing of women’s involvement in Cyprus history results in the neglecting of the multiple ways in which they have contributed to and participated in society. After reviewing the different ways Greek-Cypriot as well as Turkish-Cypriot women have been kept absent from school history, we conclude with eight lesson plans for teaching history from a gender perspective.