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Singh, Shweta – International Review of Education, 2018
Research has shown that there has been severe disruption in the educational sector in Kashmir post-1989 (the year Kashmiri unrest erupted). Inhibiting problems include the destruction of school buildings, parents' fear of sending their children to school, the recruitment of youth into armed groups, the economic decline of households, and forced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Transformative Learning, Conflict
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Abu-Nimer, Mohammed; Nasser, Ilham – International Review of Education, 2017
Following the events of 9/11, many misconceptions entered the policy-making platform with regard to the need for education reforms in the Muslim world. Based upon Western cultural and societal norms and increased scepticism of the role of religion in violence, these assumptions have triggered a strong wave of calls for a top-down approach to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Islam, Religious Education
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Maudarbux, Mohammad Belall – International Review of Education, 2016
The growing debate on intercultural and interreligious dialogue has one major drawback: how to translate academic and theoretical contributions into practical tools for educators and policy makers. This paper aims to fill this gap by presenting a transferable "needs assessment model" based on five criteria and twenty measurable…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Religious Education, Multilingualism, Cultural Pluralism
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Luschei, Thomas F. – International Review of Education, 2016
In this essay, the author introduces the concept of "convivencia" (peaceful coexistence) as a framework for re-centring education as a moral enterprise. He discusses "convivencia" within the context of education and society in Colombia, paying special attention to the Colombian rural school model "Escuela Nueva" (New…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Peace, Urban Areas, Foreign Countries
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Sultana, Ronald G. – International Review of Education, 2014
It has often been stated that the Arab "world" is faced by a demographic challenge which is very different to that of many countries in the global North. As the Arab Spring has shown, youths across the region of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are keen to make a mark, and despite the internal conflicts and contests for power and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Planning, Career Education, Career Counseling
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Zembylas, Michalinos – International Review of Education, 2012
Drawing into a discussion of the politicisation of emotion, this paper develops a framework to analyse some of the processes and strategies by which educational policies and pedagogical practices "emotionalise" the representation of refugees in conflict-ridden societies such as Cyprus and explores the implications for peace education. In…
Descriptors: Peace, Foreign Countries, Refugees, Psychological Patterns
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Brock-Utne, Birgit – International Review of Education, 2009
This article offers a gender perspective on peace education and the work for peace. To what extent are girls and boys in our society being socialised equally or differently when it comes to learning how to care, empathise with others and engage in or endure violent behaviour? Why are women generally more likely than men to support conscientious…
Descriptors: National Security, War, Peace, Gender Differences
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Murithi, Tim – International Review of Education, 2009
This essay examines the value of educating for peace. It does this through a consideration of the African cultural world-view known as "ubuntu," which highlights the essential unity of humanity and emphasises the importance of constantly referring to the principles of empathy, sharing and cooperation in efforts to resolve our common…
Descriptors: Peace, Empathy, Anxiety, Essays
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Thaman, Konai Helu – International Review of Education, 2008
This essay contributes a Pacific Islands perspective to the global discussion of "Living Together: Education and Intercultural Dialogue". Through poetry and prose, this essay traces the impact of the Tongan concept of "vaa" (values/valued relationships) on learning and language. By invoking UNESCO's mandate to build peace…
Descriptors: Education, Values, Peace, International Cooperation
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Page, James S. – International Review of Education, 2004
Peace education has been recognized as an important aspect of social education for the past three decades. The critical literature as well as official documents, however, have given little attention to its philosophical foundations. This essay explores these foundations in the ethics of (1) virtue, (2) consequentialism, (3) aesthetics, (4)…
Descriptors: Ethics, Peace, Social Studies, Philosophy
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Rabkin, Gabriele – International Review of Education, 2001
Explains the pedagogical and psychological concepts behind the approach developed by UNESCO that encourages children to express themselves freely on the subject of international understanding and peace in writing and art. Describes a project in which these concepts were applied focusing on a minority dispersed over many parts of the world:…
Descriptors: Art Expression, Childrens Art, Childrens Writing, Creative Expression
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Elvin, Lionel – International Review of Education, 1979
The author discusses the definition, rationale, and realization of the concept "education for international understanding." (SJL)
Descriptors: Conceptual Schemes, Definitions, Educational Objectives, Global Approach
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Williams, Christopher – International Review of Education, 2000
Provides an assessment of international education as a discipline, and outlines the global security framework. Examines how this framework is reflected in the forms of analysis used by international educationists. Suggests how the central purpose of global security, namely ensuring human survival, could be adopted within international education to…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Development, Educational Strategies, Higher Education
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Fien, John – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1991
Offers guidance on integrating peace studies into the secondary school geography curriculum. Defines negative and positive peace, welfare geography and radical geography, and positive peace through empowerment. Presents an education for peace learning activity focusing on land rights for Australia's aboriginal people. Suggests other appropriate…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Geography
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Velloso, Agustin – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1998
The author asks to what extent peace and human-rights education programs for Israeli and Palestinian children have fostered peaceful solutions to the differences between the Israeli and Palestinian people. He concludes that the programs are very limited and have made little impact in reversing the long educational legacy of mutual distrust and…
Descriptors: Civics, Comparative Education, Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education