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Gebregeorgis, Mehari Yimulaw – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Textbooks are not only meant to deliver subject knowledge; they are also a medium to convey universal and community-specific values. Aiming to explore the social and emotional development goals of "English for Ethiopia Student Textbook Grade 9," this study reviews the content and activities of the textbook by searching for embedded peace…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Grade 9
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Quaynor, Laura – Journal of Peace Education, 2015
Although policymakers stress the importance of education in promoting peace, little research examines the ways that schools prepare students affected by conflict to participate in the restoration of peace in their political community. Post-conflict societies experience severe challenges in strengthening political processes and social cohesion.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Social Change, Citizenship Education
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Tanigawa, Yoshiko – Journal of Peace Education, 2015
This paper focuses on how peace education at a peace museum is promoted by a volunteer guide service for visitors. Peace museums are places where many materials related to war and peace history are on display. To support the learning experience of museum visitors, many peace museums in Japan provide a volunteer guide service. The Kyoto Museum for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Museums, Peace, Case Studies
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Munter, Judith; McKinley, Lyn; Sarabia, Kristine – Journal of Peace Education, 2012
In this study, the authors present peace education as a new model for twenty-first century educators that embraces both pedagogical changes and practical relationships between teachers and students and fosters universal human rights. This case study recounts the lived experience of one novice teacher in a classroom on the US-Mexico border. Her…
Descriptors: Caring, Civil Rights, Organizational Change, Foreign Countries
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Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth – Journal of Peace Education, 2005
Today's classrooms hold many students who often possess dysfunctional approaches to conflict as entertainment. Abrasive talk shows, confrontational radio, even political debates, and the frenzy surrounding them may be considered evidence of this dysfunctional approach. Because we live in a post-9/11 reality and a time of war, the opportunity to…
Descriptors: Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Poetry, Classroom Environment
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Lane-Garon, Pamela S.; Ybarra-Merlo, Monica; Zajac, Joe Dee; Vierra, Tekla – Journal of Peace Education, 2005
It is the view of these authors that children learn to be peacebuilders in the context of relationships where, if fortunate, they experience guided practice in interpersonal skill development around conflict. "Mediator Mentors", the program described in this article, is a school-university partnership in which Teacher-Education…
Descriptors: Pretests Posttests, Program Implementation, Skill Development, Interpersonal Competence