ERIC Number: ED328500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
International Symposium on Disarmament Education: A Report. Proceedings from a World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession and Japan Teachers Union Symposium (Hiroshima, Japan, October 25-29, 1982).
Japan Teachers Union, Tokyo.; World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession, Morges (Switzerland).
Proceedings from an international symposium devoted to the cause of disarmament education are presented. Representatives from international and national teacher organizations together with scholars and researchers from 35 countries and all continents attended. The symposium focused on the idea that teachers have a special responsibility to work for peace and disarmament, teach about peace and disarmament, and build a world based on peace and justice. The following speeches were made at the opening ceremony of the symposium: "Never Again Send Our Children to the Battlefield," (Motofumi Makieda); "How Can Teachers Remain Silent?" (James Killeen); "The Value beyond Measure of Peace" (Toranosuke Takeshita); "'For We Shall Not Repeat the Evil'" (Takeshi Araki); "Messages from Hiroshima to Teachers All Over the World" (Akira Ishida); and "Hiroshima, Symbol of Nuclear Cataclysm" (Message from Unesco). The keynote addresses included: "Education and Disarmament Activism--The Most Formidable Challenge of Our Time" (Victor Hsu); "Ideas Which Form a Basis for Disarmament Education" (Mikhail Kabatchenko); and "The United Nations and Disarmament Education after the Second Special Session" (Jan Martenson). Black and white photographs appear in the document and a list of symposium participants is appended. (DB)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education, International Organizations, International Programs, International Relations, Nuclear Warfare, Peace, Secondary Education, Teacher Associations, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role, War, World History, World Problems
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Japan Teachers Union, Tokyo.; World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession, Morges (Switzerland).
Identifiers: Japan (Hiroshima)
Note: Photographs will not reproduce clearly.