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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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Carmel, Rivi; Yochanna, Miri – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
This paper describes an educational intervention program between 12 Arab and 12 Jewish students who were studying to become teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Israel. The study reports on the ways in which the program impacted the participants, and focuses on the role of English, the Lingua Franca and language of communication, in…
Descriptors: Arabs, Jews, Intervention, English (Second Language)
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Dessel, Adrienne B.; Abu Ahmad, Manal Yazbak; Dembo, Robert; Ben Hagai, Ella – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
The violent and protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues, and Jewish Americans play a significant role in influencing related US foreign policy as well as in promoting positive interactions with Palestinians globally. Diaspora populations have played an important role in international peace processes and American Jews are actively…
Descriptors: Violence, Jews, Online Surveys, Socialization
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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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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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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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Baesler, E. James; Lauricella, Sharon – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
This paper assesses the efficacy of teaching a new course in the communication curriculum entitled Nonviolent Communication and Peace. Three studies are included: two pilot studies at a large Eastern US university and a final study which also included data from a concurrent study at a large Canadian university. Results from a pre-post…
Descriptors: Violence, Peace, Communication Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Macphee, Paula-Louise; Fitz-Gerald, Ann – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
This paper argues for the importance, benefits and wider impact of a donor-funded, locally supported postgraduate programme in security sector management (SSM) for government officials in Ethiopia. With the exception of specialised education and training programmes within the field of peace and conflict studies, the role of education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Public Officials, Government Employees
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Golan, Daphna; Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Nadera – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
This article is based on an action-oriented study of 13 community-engaged courses at 11 institutions of higher education in Israel. These courses were not part of peace education programs but rather accredited academic courses in various disciplines, all of which included practice and theory. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Case Studies, Transformative Learning
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Hager, Tamar; Mazali, Rela – Journal of Peace Education, 2013
This article introduces a pedagogical tool for raising critical consciousness and nurturing resistance to discrimination. "Autoethnographic mapping," integrating guided cognitive mapping and autoethnographies, has been implemented for a decade now within the framework of a college course occasioning dialogue between Palestinian Arab and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Arabs, Ethnography
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Gibson, Ian – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
A major role of education is to socialise individuals into being responsible and productive citizens. It is aimed at preparing people for the workforce and for participating in the public life of the nation. Educational systems are complex bureaucracies based on particular educational and social theories and philosophies. This paper is concerned…
Descriptors: War, Role of Education, Ideology, Peace
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Hager, Tamar; Saba, Tuffaha; Shay, Nava – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
This paper introduces a Jewish Arab dialogue model of national encounters which has been developed at Tel Hai College in Upper Galilee in Israel. These planned encounters, which have taken place for eight consecutive years within the framework of a course entitled "A Jewish-Arab dialogue--action research" are recognized as part of the…
Descriptors: Jews, Action Research, Arabs, Degree Requirements
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Delvou, Marjolein – Journal of Peace Education, 2011
On March 18th 2011 an independent jury of experts convened in Antwerp, Belgium, to select the laureate of the first Evens Prize for Peace Education from a shortlist of eleven organizations from all over Europe. After a long day of intense discussions, the jury agreed unanimously to award the prize to the "Escola de Cultura de Pau"…
Descriptors: Expertise, Recognition (Achievement), Conflict, International Relations
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