ERIC Number: ED359078
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Education for Peace and Mutual Understanding: A Perspective from the Soviet Union: Valentina Mitina and the Project "Preparedness for Peace." Reprints and Miniprints, No. 689.
Lund Univ. (Sweden). Malmo School of Education.
As part of an effort by the project group "Preparedness for Peace", this publication presents a conversation with Dr. Valentina Mitina of the Research Institute of General Pedagogy, USSR Academy of Pedagogical Sciences. Dr. Mitina, a senior researcher specializing in comparative education, is also an activist in nongovernmental organizations. Mitina offers her definition and views of peace education and explains what role the Soviet Union can play in the field. She explores the terms "disarmament education" and "education for international understanding" and the difficulties of introducing peace studies into a curriculum. The document includes notes about Mitina and presents an appendix that describes the Soviet committee of the movement "Educators for Peace and Mutual Understanding." (SG)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Ethical Instruction, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, International Education, International Relations, Moral Values, Multicultural Education, Peace, Social Studies, Teacher Education Programs
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Lund Univ. (Sweden). Malmo School of Education.
Identifiers - Location: USSR