Cultivating Peace through Teaching History in Rwandan Secondary Schools: Opportunities and Challenges

In Rwanda, pre-1994 formal education became a tool for inciting violence. In the 23 years since the genocide, the Rwandan government has propagated education that promotes national unity and decreases division amongst students. The 2015 national competence-based curriculum that incorporates Education for a Culture of Peace, is one pertinent example. [continue reading…]