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Including transformative education in pre-service teacher training: A guide for universities and teacher training institutions in the Arab region

This guidance document is addressed to all entities in charge of pre-service teacher training (e.g. departments of education within higher education institutions and teacher training institutions) in the Arab region interested in including Transformative Education as part of their programmes.

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National Coordinators of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network gather to reflect and share experiences

At the June 6-8 2023 global conference, National Coordinators of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network reinforced the network’s importance as a laboratory of ideas for educational quality and innovation by endorsing the “70th Anniversary Declaration”.

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UNESCO Rallies Teacher Trainers to champion Peace Education and Prevent Violent Extremism in Teacher Education

The Ministry of Education and Sports in Uganda is implementing the Peace Education and Prevention of Violent Extremism project with support from UNESCO’s International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa. A one-day workshop was organized for stakeholder engagement in Kampala on July 29 intended to share experiences on peace education and prevention of violent extremism in selected teacher training institutions in Uganda.

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In memory of bell hooks: pioneering, intersectional social justice educator

bell hooks, the acclaimed and celebrated feminist author, educator, activist, and scholar passed away Dec. 15 at the age of 69. She made significant contributions to the field of peace and social justice education, penning several books and essays on the power and nature of transformative pedagogies to transgress oppressions.  

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Teachers, youth and education leaders call for concrete steps to ensure transformative education for all

Education which equips every learner with the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to care for each other and the planet and act for the future was at the centre of the 5th UNESCO Forum on transformative education for sustainable development, global citizenship, health and well-being.

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Considering “Transformative Peace Education” online with the Berghof Foundation

The Berghof Foundation from Germany, partner for many years with Peace Boat on numerous educational programmes, organized a one-week online seminar on Transformative Peace Education focusing on topics including methods of conflict transformation, violence and nonviolence in the education system, peace education in the context of forced migration, and the potentials and limits of digital peace education.

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