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Hove, Mediel; Ndawana, Enock – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
This article discusses the provision of education in Zimbabwe between 2000 and 2008 which occurred in the midst of a crisis. It is based on the case study of Harare and data collected from primary and secondary sources. It argues that the government's capacity to ensure the provision of education was crippled by the economic meltdown generated by…
Descriptors: Educational History, Case Studies, Government Role, Economic Climate
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Gelot, Ludwig – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
Incomplete and insufficient university programmes in the field of Peace and Conflict Resolution have led to an important gap in knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA) among peacebuilders and peacekeepers. In theory, experiential learning through problem-based learning (PBL) and simulations should be able to address this gap. This article explores…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Conflict Resolution, Experiential Learning
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Zembylas, Michalinos; Bekerman, Zvi – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
The paper explores how might teacher educators engage with teachers' difficult knowledge and negotiate competing moral truths, when this effort obviously fails to provide adequate 'answers' or 'solutions'. Although the paper is theoretical, this question's point of departure is an incident from a series of teacher workshops in Cyprus. The question…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Teaching Methods, Peace, Moral Development
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Cunliffe, Rachel H. – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Peace education provides for the development of knowledge, skills, and dispositions appropriate to effective peacebuilding. Therefore, the development of curriculum in degree programs which builds bridges by which students in conflict resolution/peace studies classrooms may cross over to the field of conflict transformation and peacebuilding may…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Outreach Programs, Curriculum Development
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Miletic, Tania; Bretherton, Diane – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
The research suggests there is a gap in the peace studies and conflict resolution literature, with little representation or understanding of Chinese perspectives. In a project to address this gap, the researchers conducted interviews individually with 30 participants identified as "emerging leaders," who came from diverse universities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Influences
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Dutta, Urmitapa; Andzenge, Andrea Kashimana; Walkling, Kayla – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
A critical task for peace pedagogy is to challenge views of peace as primarily responses to declared war. Crisis-based politics tend to focus on exceptional situations and fail to capture the entire spectrum of violence. Premised on the idea that peace cannot be understood in isolation of larger structural problems, this paper proposes the concept…
Descriptors: Peace, Program Descriptions, Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods
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Rasheed, Rebeen A.; Munoz, Alexander – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
As the Syrian civil war enters its fifth year, with over four million refugees and no solution in the near future, the international community must better consider long-term planning in regards to the plight of refugees and services to support them, not just short-term emergency responses. Critically, higher education is all too often ignored when…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Peace, Refugees, Case Studies
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McDonald, James Russell – Journal of Peace Education, 2015
This paper reflects my experiences developing a course within the Criminal Justice Technology Associates of Science degree program at Valencia College that fuses topics unique to peace and police studies. The key challenge in developing this course was in confronting the paradox of the police as instruments of both peace and conflict. In dealing…
Descriptors: Peace, Police Education, Police Community Relationship, Conflict Resolution
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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