ERIC Number: ED127210
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Mar-24
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Education for Peace: Reflection and Action. Proceedings of the World Conference of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (First, University of Keele, September 1974).
Haavelsrud, Magnus, Ed.
This book contains 30 articles from 20 countries dealing with the substantive and methodological aspects of peace education, from early childhood to the university level and out of school. The articles comprise the Proceedings of the First World Conference of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction held at the University of Keele, Great Britain, in September 1974. Addresses of welcome and greetings are provided in Section one. Section two discusses issues facing mankind such as the population problem, mass poverty, environmental overload, and human rights. The contributions which education can make toward peace and social justice are emphasized. Section three describes ten action projects in Colombia, England, India, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, Norway, and the United States. Section four contains 11 articles on the parameters of education for peace. Discussions of the following are included: the myth of equality of educational opportunity in the United States; the "village-oriented curriculum" of Zaire; various models of how values have been, are, and ought to be taught; and the concept of lifelong education. The book concludes with a synthesis of action plans and conference evaluation results in Section five. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Conference Reports, Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational Opportunities, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Peace, Population Growth, Program Descriptions, Social Action, Values, World Problems
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