Learning Peace: Teaching Peace (India)

In this OpEd, Ashmeet Kaur argues that Peace Education not only intends to build competencies, values, behavior, and skills to confront violence, but becomes a practice where the purpose (i.e. why to teach), the content (i.e. what to teach), and the pedagogy (i.e. how to teach) become conducive to nurturing values of peace. [continue reading…]


The Nail Problem: Patriarchy and Pandemics

Many in peace and justice movements have called for using this critical time to reflect, plan and learn our way to a more positive future. One contribution we, peace educators might make to this process is reflection on the possibilities for alternative language and metaphors toward which peace linguists and feminists have long tried to persuade us to focus our attention. [continue reading…]