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Herborn, Peter J.; Hutchinson, Francis P. – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
War memorials and related exhibition spaces are commonplace in Australian cities and towns. As critically reflected upon in this paper, there is much "hidden" or alternative history that tends to get ignored when it comes to official memorials and conventional places of remembrance. The particular focus of our paper is the exploration of…
Descriptors: Peace, War, Facilities, Historic Sites
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Toh, Swee-Hin – Journal of Peace Education, 2010
From July 6th to 10th, 2010, International Peace Research Association (IPRA) held its biennial conference at the University of Sydney in Australia. Hosted by the University's Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies and coordinated by Jake Lynch and a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, the conference featured seven plenary panels and many…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Peace, Foreign Countries, Conflict Resolution
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Jenkins, Kathy; Jenkins, Bertram – Journal of Peace Education, 2010
Bougainville is a post-conflict society where armed violence ceased in 2001. For Bougainville to sustain a peaceful future, its development must be based upon politically, economically, socially and ecologically just practices. A peace education curriculum is one way through which this goal could be achieved. Consequently this paper describes how…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Professional Development, Cooperative Learning, Peace
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Trinder, Margot; Wertheim, Eleanor H.; Freeman, Elizabeth; Sanson, Ann; Richardson, Shanel; Hunt, Sue – Journal of Peace Education, 2010
This study evaluated the Enhancing Relationships in School Communities (ERIS) Project which aimed to promote constructive conflict resolution (CR) in Australian primary school communities through professional development for core teams of three-five staff (n = 33 teachers). Twelve schools were randomly assigned to a full intervention (FI) group or…
Descriptors: Intervention, Conflict, School Support, Conflict Resolution
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Malm, Birgitte; Lofgren, Horst – Journal of Peace Education, 2007
DRACON (DRAma for CONflict management) is an interdisciplinary and comparative action research project aimed at improving conflict handling among adolescent schoolchildren through the use of educational drama. The main purpose of our research has been to develop an integrated programme using conflict management as the theory and practice, and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Conflict, Diaries, Conflict Resolution
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Oswald, Bruce M. – Journal of Peace Education, 2007
This paper reflects on my personal experience conceptualising and teaching the law of peace operations course at The Melbourne Law School. More specifically, the paper examines some of the key challenges I have faced in developing the most appropriate conceptual framework and teaching methodologies to assist graduate students to better understand…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Legal Problems, Law Schools, Peace
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Tyler, Melissa Conley; Bretherton, Di – Journal of Peace Education, 2006
This paper discusses the role of praxis in peace education at the university level. An internship program is described as an example of how a program that integrates theory and practice might be implemented within a university context. Analysis of the program points to the potential of practical programs for maximizing student learning but also…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Peace, Higher Education, Theory Practice Relationship
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Hicks, David – Journal of Peace Education, 2004
There are a number of cross-curricular educational fields today that have as their focus the need to create a better world. These range from peace education and global education to education for sustainability and futures education. This paper is concerned with the first and last of these fields, and in particular the contribution that futures…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Global Education, Peace, Educational Principles