Save the Children, India in collaboration with the Directorate of School Education Kashmir, held a state-level conference on peace education. Save the Children aims is to mainstream peace education in collaboration with the Directorate.
In this Corona Connection, Asha Hans reflects on the militarist response to COVID-19 in India, illustrating the interrelationships among the multiple “normal” injustices this pandemic has laid bare, showing how they are manifestations of a highly militarized security system. She also invites educators to begin the pedagogic imagining and structuring of a preferred future.
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.