“Political agency is generated internally. We take external action upon those things that we hold dear and meaningful. Justice and peace, learned as abstract concepts and goals, will not be acted upon. Peacelearning pedagogy is pursued through inquiry that connects abstract concepts to the learner’s experience of the world.”
-Tony Jenkins (2019)
Learn more about and share this quote by visiting the Global Campaign for Peace Education’s very own Peace Education Quotes & Memes: A Peace Education Bibliography. The bibliographic directory is an edited collection of annotated quotes of perspectives on theory, practice, policy, and pedagogy in peace education. Each quote/bibliographic entry is accompanied by an artistic meme that you are encouraged to download and spread via social media.
“Peace Education is called transformative education because it seeks changes – in people’s mindsets, attitudes, values, and behaviors that, in the first place, have either created or exacerbated violent conflicts.” – Loreta Navarro-Castro and Jasmin Nario-Galace [continue reading…]
“Ilan Gur-Ze’ev and Education: Pedagogies of Transformation and Peace” critically analyses and introduces the main ideas of Ilan Gur-Ze’ev, reflecting on his continuing theoretical and practical relevance to the field of education. [continue reading…]