A trio’s vision to promote peace through youth camps (Rwanda)

Realizing the need in Rwanda for conflict resolution and peace education training, three colleagues formed Critical Thinking for P.E.A.C.E, a program which brings Rwandan youth together for programmes promoting peace, sustainability, social cohesion, empathy, and cultural celebration and preservation.

African educators commit to promote peace education in schools

Educators from 11 African countries have expressed commitment to ensure that young Africans are well educated about peace and values the continent needs. A delegation of 15 Jesuit Education Directors made their pledge after concluding a three-day workshop at Peace School at Kigali Genocide Memorial.

How firm is implementation of peace education in Rwanda?

Dr Erasmus Rwanamiza, the director of education at AEGIS Trust Rwanda, says there is improvement in teachers’ openness to be able to discuss with the students genocide topics which were regarded as sensitive issues before. He, however, notes that more effort is needed to train more teachers for full implementation of the curricula.

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